heart disease

Yet Another Study Gives Survival Advantage To Overweight, Not Underweight

  Well I thought this would be the perfect medical article to blog about this week, as many of us tuck into eating huge delicious Thanksgiving holiday meals!   If you are going to eat, don’t make those calories laden with guilt and remorse and negative thinking. As you can read in one of my previous blog posts, fat shaming physically harms your health. Don’t allow shame over food choices or weight to ruin your well being.   Release the negative thinking and just enjoy what you eat.   To help with that, here is a recently published medical study […]

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Higher Coffee Intake, Lower Mortality Rate

This morning — more than ever — I wanted to write a fun and uplifting health article for you.   I just want to focus on something totally positive. Each week I strive to write something uplifting for you, so that your confidence in your own health gets stronger and stronger and stronger and you have a growing sense of faith in your body’s ability to be resilient. The world is a scary enough place… and if you are brave enough to read the news headlines, it can be down right terrifying. Even in medicine and health… there are way

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Emotional Stress Directly Predicts Heart Attack… 10 Ways To Prevent It

  Finally, a medical study explains why there is a direct correlation between stress and heart attack. It turns out, increased brain activity in the area of emotional processing (the amygdala) directly increases the risk of cardiovascular events.   This study is the first to show that increased amygdala activity in humans strongly predicts cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart attack and angina. The amygdala is responsible for processing emotions, survival instincts and memory. That about sums up how stress feels: it’s an increased emotional load, a feeling of being overwhelmed when trying to navigate the situation, and traumatic memories

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Prevent A Fatal Heart Attack Naturally

  I’ve blogged before about how important Omega 3 fatty acids are for your brain, increasing brain volume and protecting against dementia… … and I’ve touched on how Omega 3 fatty acids are super hearth healthy after speaking with cardiologist Dr. Sinatra about holistic heart therapies… … but now there is more proof than ever that if you want to protect your longevity, make sure that consuming omega 3 fatty acids is part of your plan.   A new study, published on June 25, 2016 in JAMA Internal Medicine, shows that higher levels of Omega 3 fatty acids lowered the

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How Long Does It Take For Earthing Help Your Body?

I notice in medicine and healthcare in general there is a lot of pressure on the patient to do things a certain way.   It causes undue stress that is just NOT necessary.     The classic example is exercise — patients are told to exercise three times a week for an hour each time and as a result, when they simply can’t find an hour to exercise they don’t do it at all. And that’s so wrong, because as I reported here, *anything* is sooo much better than nothing. Literally, just standing up from your chair and sitting right

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Healing From Toxic Relationships (video)

Are your friends or loved ones draining you?   Are you having difficulty receiving nurturing… … either from yourself or from others?   Or, are you feeling taken advantage of lately?     Do you have these common heart chakra conditions? fibromyalgia breast issues heartburn circulatory issues heart disease trust issues abandonment anger or jealousy   Today I offer this video to help you enjoy your heart chakra today… Focusing on your heart chakra health is the most direct way to heal from toxic relationships, to welcome more meaningful and supportive relationships, and to LOVE YOURSELF!!! Give me 6 minutes

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Studies Prove: Long Term Health Is NOT About Exercising Hard

  For years physicians have been recommending an exercise program for cardiometabolic health. Well… turns out it’s not really about the intensity of the exercise.   Several landmark studies have come out in the past few months revealing that it’s not how strenuously you exercise that matters. In fact, it doesn’t matter if you “exercise” at all.   What matters, both in cardiovascular health and in cancer prognosis, among other parameters… is how often you just get up and move around. Answer this… what do you think is healthier? Do you think it is better to:   Hit the gym

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