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Have You Checked Your Homocysteine Levels?

Have You Checked Your Homocysteine Levels?

A growing body of scientific evidence links many age-related disorders to elevated homocysteine blood levels.

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Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease

Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease

You have already heard that the best way to prevent cardiovascular disease including heart attack, atherosclerosis (i.e. hardening of the arteries), high blood pressure and stroke is with a healthy lifestyle.  We all know that we should eat healthy foods, exercise, avoid tobacco and manage our weight. For many people...

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Detecting Silent Diseases Early!

Detecting Silent Diseases Early!

The key to prolonging good health and leading a vibrant and active life is the ability to identify the aging parts of your body and halt silent diseases early.  When I refer to silent diseases, I am talking about the the early stages of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes,...

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Father's Day

Father's Day

Men’s Health Since Sunday is Father’s Day and June is National Men’s Health month, I would like to discuss two topics related to men’s health. Heart Disease and Cholesterol Lowering Drugs: Heart disease remains the number one killer of men despite the wide use of prescription cholesterol lowering drugs.  This...

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Happy American Heart Month!

Happy American Heart Month!

For decades, you have been told the five risk factors linked to almost all cases of heart disease are:  high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and smoking.  You have been told that if you just keep these 5 risk factors in check you have nothing to worry about. Unfortunately...

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