Thursday, May 05, 2016

Health Guides

Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist

Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist, Health Pro

Cardiologist/Author passionate about Preventative Cardiology

Why Cholesterol Meds Alone Are Not Always the Answer

"Can't I just take a pill to get my cholesterol down?"


Not long ago, one of my patients said this to me in the office.  He was a middle aged man with known heart disease, previous angioplasty, and a high cholesterol.  I had suggested to him that his cholestrol was too high.  His bad cholesterol, LDL, was elevated over 120... Read moreChevron

Deanne Stein

Deanne Stein, Health Guide

Stroke Survivor

Leg Pain and DVT

I had quite a scare this past week. I woke up in the middle of the night with extreme calf pain in both of my legs. It wasn't like a charley horse or anything because the sharp pain was the entire calf and different from a muscle cramp. It's very difficult to explain and something I have never experienced before. It let up enough for me to go... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2010, comments (0)|
Dr. Larry Weinrauch

Dr. Larry Weinrauch, Health Pro

Cardiovascular Internist

Jaw Pain Could Be Sign of Serious Heart Condition

Can pain in the jaw or teeth be an indication of a heart attack? How do I tell if a pain in my arm or shoulder is due to a heart condition?


These questions are quite common and frequently asked, and not always easily or correctly answered in magazines and journals. In fact, pain caused by an inadequate supply of... Read moreChevron

Craig Stoltz

Craig Stoltz, Health Guide

Health Journalist

Participating in a Heart Recovery Program is Better than Going It Alone

Here's another report that confirms intuition but serves as a useful reminder: People recovering from serious heart events and participate in a three-year follow-up program stick with heart-healthy behaviors over the long term. This may (emphasis may) reduce risk of death.


This is... Read moreChevron

Pat Shannon

Pat Shannon, Health Guide

Sister to Sister

Exercise Tips to Motivate Yourself: Find a Workout Partner

I want to first thank each of you who took the time to write me and to encourage me. I am not proud of myself and I cannot lie to you, for I am not doing well on changing my negative behavior. I was doing great and then, as if I ran into a brick wall, I sunk into an area of no control. I would rationalize eating certain things and then... Read moreChevron

posted 03/04/2008, comments (0)|