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ddscharn, Community Member


Two heart caths in 1 day :(

I recently had a heart cath...everything showed to be prestein (as the cardiologist said). About 30 minutes after being discharged i returned to the hospital with severe chest pain...I was having a heart attack!! How is this possible when i just had a heart cath done and all test showed good??? Back to the heart cath room, right artery... Read moreChevron

posted 06/09/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Table Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup: Which is Better?

Do you think of honey or agave nectar as being more “natural” than other types of sweeteners? You might be surprised to learn that most sweeteners go through very similar forms of processing.


High fructose corn syrup, fruit juice concentrate, table sugar (sucrose), and Read moreChevron

posted 05/31/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Vitamin E Derived from Palm Oil Connected to Reduced Stroke Risk

Dr. Joseph Keenan retired as a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He holds a joint professorship in the University of Minnesota School of Food Science and Nutrition. Dr. Keenan is considered one of the leading national experts in the field of nutritional supplement research and Read moreChevron

posted 05/09/2014, comments (0)|
Jonny Bowden

Jonny Bowden, Community Member


Busting the most common fish oil myths


If you take a fish oil supplement to help lower your LDL cholesterol, you’re wasting your money. The same may hold true if you think there’s not much difference between the various types of fish oil and omega-3 supplements on store shelves except perhaps the capsule sizes (and the size of the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
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?

posted 04/11/2014, comments (0)|

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