Monday, October 20, 2014

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Jonny Bowden

Jonny Bowden, Community Member

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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

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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

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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... Read moreChevron

Wvwildheart

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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... Read moreChevron

posted 04/10/2014, comments (0)|
Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

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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... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|

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