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Connection between heart valve problem and chronic sinus- Mind Body Connection

I remember reading in the papers sometime back that a very young lady had to undergo open heart surgery to repair her mitral valve- and other than chronic sinus, she did not seems to have other health complaints. In the same article, it was mentioned that a study have indicated that patients with heart valve [...]

Drinking coffee when depressed and the effect on the kidneys

Jude, a reader dropped a comment at my post Why there is pain in kidney area? From personal experience….  which I thought would be better to turn it into a post for the benefit of others who may be facing the same problems as her.  I would do my outmost to address her issues and concerns. Her [...]

The Heart Attack Personality

“If you are aggressive, impatient, intensely competitive and anxious to succeed, you may end up in a coronary care unit attached to an electrocardiograph”    —-Vernon Coleman He further adds.. It was discovered that the people who were getting heart attacks were usually male and commonly under great pressure. They managed to show that these [...]

Of the tired heart and unable to quit smoking

Happy New Year to all. Before the end of the year, we have started planning our new year resolutions, and updating in the new diary or planner that we have bought. Come new year, it’s time to act on those resolutions. Like the end of every year, many would find that they have not managed [...]

I am tired most the time, is there something wrong with my heart?

In this instance, the person had been getting enough sleep but wondered why he still feel very tired. Of course, if any discomfort felt at the chest or left shoulder/hand region, one should get it medically checked. Few years ago, a friend of a friend passed away from heart failure. She was appearently healthy, not [...]

Thalasemia and the reason to live

A friend of mine suffers from the following ailments: Minor thalasemia Hepatitis B carrier Heart murmur And a host of health conditions that she was not comfortable in revealing. She was not aware that she had these conditions until she was well into her twenties. A blood test taken prior to a minor operation revealed [...]

Why we feel more lonely and isolated

The festive session is around the corner- it is a season of joy and celebration but it is also the time of the year where many people feel extremely lonely and isolated. This is the continuation from the previous article, Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven).  The following would be appropiate and perhaps could [...]

Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven)

I have great respect for Dr Dean Ornish, a qualified doctor who dedicated decades of his life into research towards reversing heart disease through lifestyle changes. After hearing about the book that he has written in 1990 titled “Dr Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease”, I made the aspiration to find the book- and [...]