Heart Diseases

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

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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

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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 [...]

Opening Your Heart Program by Dr Dean Ornish

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This is based on previous articles: Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven) & Why do we feel isolated and lonely. Before undergoing any program, it is important to consult your doctor. Especially if it is pertaining to heart conditions, you cannot just jump into such program and denying any forms of treatment or [...]

Why we feel more lonely and isolated

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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)

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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 [...]

The danger of holding grudges and being angry towards your heart

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A friend of mine who had practiced meditation for years had advised me the downside of holding grudges and being angry at others. She said that a lot of people had developed heart problems and blockages because they were unable to deal with the negative emotions, mainly anger, grudges, suppression of disappointment and feelings of [...]

How your personality determines your state of health

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Vernon Coleman in his book, Mindpower made the observation that it is our personalities, not life events that is linked to physical conditions: During the years I spent in general practice I came across hundreds of patients whose lives had been mapped out for them by their personalities. And in many cases the lifestyles those [...]

Why it does not pay to have a bad temper

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Recently, someone I know lost his dad suddenly. The report indicated that it was ‘heart failure’ but he was very puzzled because they have no prior family history of heart attacks. As there is a deeper relationship between heart ailments and a person’s emotional levels, I asked him if his dad was someone who constantly [...]

Why you must always have health insurance.

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I feel it is important to mention this subject since I am been seeing an increasing number of families who are crushed financially and emotionally when the sole breadwinner is suddenly unable to work to bring food to the table. Or a family member gets diagnosed with a terminal illness and the family could not [...]