Heart Diseases

Diseases You Can Battle with Fitness

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Through MSN, I’ve discovered an interesting site parade.com A slide that they’ve featured caught my eye because I believe it provides valuable information: 4 Diseases You Can Fight with Fitness by Michael O’Shea. 1. Heart Disease The article mentioned that regular exercise lowers blood pressure and reduce cholesterol. Heart attack can really be a silent [...]

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

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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 [...]

Throat and tooth infection can lead to heart valve disease

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There are cases where children who get a persistent fever during children eventually develop heart valve disease.  Rheumatic fever can be the cause of the heart valve disease due to the bacteria Streptococcus A which infects the throat. Symptoms such as: constant fatigue shortness of breath water collecting around the ankles being unable to breathe properly [...]

Does being a vegetarian makes you a better person?

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There are many people who have adopted vegetarian diet in their lives. This article is not meant to pin point or to speak ill of any diet as a way of life, but it is from my personal experience in having being a vegatarian for a short while. From 30 September (full moon of the [...]

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 [...]

Acu cupping- releasing toxins and blood clots from the body

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I have been told about the benefits of acucupping by those who have tried it. A number of middle aged ladies refer this treatment as “release dirty blood”. They did not read about this treatment from books but try it through recommendation of friends and relatives and find it to be very effective. Basically, explained [...]

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 [...]

Why people get high blood pressure

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My own dad had high blood pressure and subsequently died from stroke years ago. His death was one of my life defining events that made me want to get to the bottom of a lot of health related issues. I had always belief that his death, like those of many others could have been prevented. [...]