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Peter Kent

Peter Kent, Community Member


Atrial Fibrillation

I am 87 year old, have had three ablations and continue to have episodes of a-fib. I am in good health. I do not tolerate higher drug doses. What is the upper age limit for ablating someone assuming the patient does not have any serious health problems?Peter
posted 04/11/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

"Forbidden" foods that might actually be okay to eat

Well, omega 3’s and omega 6’s are a hot topic right now!   First, Ashley Koff discussed “Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?”   This was followed by Dr. Fred Sancillio providing another view point in “Busting the most common fish oil myths”.   Now, Jonny Bowden weighs in. Jonny Bowden,... Read moreChevron

Wvwildheart, Community Member


Facing quintuple bypass

I am 48 years old and had some bad chest pain last year, the dr. said it was possible acid reflux or anxiety, did a stress test this year and failed it miserably, did a heart cath and found out I have 5 blocked arteries. I had a stent back in 2005, at the age of 39. So, now I am going to have my bypass surgery next week and I am scared out of my... Read moreChevron
posted 04/10/2014, comments (0)|
Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

California writer, educator, survivor of open heart valve surgery

More Straight Answers About Atrial Fibrillation

We've been going back to the basics about atrial fibrillation because so many patients, family and friends have questions. Let's look at some more questions and answers about this most common of heart arrhythmias. We thank the American Heart Association, the Cleveland Clinic, and the American College of Cardiology for their helpful informational... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Busting the most common fish oil myths

Did you have a chance to review dietitian Ashley Koff’s answers to questions on omega 3 & omega 6? If not, you may do so at the link below.   Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?   Now, let’s get a another point of view from Dr. Fred Sancillio.   Dr. Sancilio is a development scientist. He has published over... Read moreChevron
posted 03/26/2014, comments (0)|

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