Robert E. Gerszten, MD, discusses the new Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care and its exciting holistic research program.
Are you fearful of having a heart attack because you have heart disease? Perhaps you think you can not do anything to forestall it since heart disease runs in your family. For millions of people world-wide this is a very real concern.
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Although studies have shown losing weight helps lower LDL, research also suggests that eating the right types of foods are very important. Foods that are low in saturated fat and high in soluble fiber have been found to be helpful in lowering LDL.
What is a good ratio for LDL to HDL? It is the ratio that is used to compare good cholesterol to bad cholesterol. The ideal level is a count above 0.4, however it is advisable to keep it above 0.3 at all times.
During my routine medical check up last week for the insurance company, I was asking the doctor what is the cost of testing for homocysteine and the GP was actually quite surprised or I would say shocked by my question. Why do you need and want to test for homocysteine? The doctor asked.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study shows that where you live plays a bigger role in your risk for heart disease than your ethnicity or race, researchers say.
Heart disease has become an increasing problem for women. Mostly this is due to misconception, either from the idea that heart disease is really just a male problem or from a lack of understanding in the warning signs. Surprisingly, the symptoms can be different in men.
Researchers test healthier vegetables infused with fish oils.
The heart is the major cardiovascular organ in the human body. It is in the heart that non-oxygenated blood is "converted" to oxygenated blood for circulation in the body. The circulatory system is composed of veins and arteries that deliver blood to all parts of the body.
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Since randomized studies showed a lower restenosis rate in focal coronary artery lesions with coronary stenting compared to conventional balloon angioplasty, indications for stenting expanded to complex lesions such as bifurcation and ostial lesions.
These 5 ways are the most common many health experts would recommend and we find the same on some sites by medical doctors.For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential. Restaurants, parties, even an office potluck may present unhealthy temptatio
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Chest pain, fainting, fatigue, dizziness and heart palpitations are common symptoms associated with several types of heart disease.
Exposure to even a small amount of smoke – whether it's from your own cigarette or someone else's -- greatly increases your risk of dying from heart disease.
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Linus Carl Pauling was one of the most important chemists in United States history. He won two Nobel prizes and was a pre-eminent researcher in the fields of chemisty and biology. Over the course of his lifetime, Pauling became a strong advocate for the use of vitamin C to prevent cancer and to tre
Find out how patients with high cardiovascular risk and suboptimally controlled hypercholesterolemia respond to this adjunct therapy.
If you seriously want to learn how to lower cholesterol without having to resort to medication, there are many things you will need to research. I share some of my own experience here to help you understand what it will take.