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Juan Gabriel dies from a heart attack

There is some very sad news today with the passing away of the music legend Juan Gabriel.  The 66 year old singer  succumbed to a massive heart attack. I don’t know whether or not this was brought on by low … Continue reading

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Salty advice

Salt is not bad for you. It is only the kind of salt that is bad for you. Humans cannot live without salt! In fact, the connections between salt and cardiovascular disease are only partially true for morbidly obese people. … Continue reading

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Hands only CPR

Every year, over 420,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital in the US – but often when a person collapses and has no pulse, bystanders are reluctant to assist for fear of doing something wrong. A pitiful 90% of … Continue reading

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The miracle of cayenne!

Cayenne has been used for thousands of years in natural medicine to stimulate the circulatory system, deliver more blood, oxygen and nutrients to the heart, brain and other organs in the body and many other things. Cayenne could even save … Continue reading

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High fiber rescue!

People who have a high intake of dietary fiber also have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. In fact, even if you’ve already had a heart attack, a high fiber diet can bring a 25% lower chance of … Continue reading

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How sheople treat high cholesterol

The newest guidelines for statin drugs to “treat high cholesterol” will result in another whopping 12.8 million more people in the U.S. taking the worthless drugs. What new guidelines are these? Mostly just people over 60. That will make statin … Continue reading

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How long should I do CPR?

If you are out in public and have the occasion to rescue someone by performing CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Don’t Stop! Keeping CPR up for 38 minutes or longer improves the patient’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest and having normal brain … Continue reading

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Atypical heart attacks

When we think of HEART ATTACK, we get the image of an older man clutching his chest. The reality is that in ACS (acute coronary syndrome), chest pain, age and gender are not indicators that can be used to define … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/18/13

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A murderous fishy fish oil study

In one of the latest madcap high-risk heart patient medical studies of fish oil, researchers took fish oil capsules and pitted them against a placebo in some 12,500 patients. But the study announced loudly that fish oil group failed to … Continue reading

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Big Mac heart attack

Studies actually show that after having a Big Mac, heart and endothelial function deteriorates rapidly and you lose about 50% of endothelial function within 3 hours which can precipitate a heart attack. Endothelial function can be measured by heart brachial … Continue reading

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Take these OTCs after a heart attack and drop dead!

After a heart attack, patients who take NSAID painkillers like Advil or Aleve are 59% more likely to drop dead from any cause and 30% more likely have a second heart attack. Five years after a heart attack the death- … Continue reading

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Death by polypill

How is this for going from worse to – well, worser? Tired of taking so many dangerous meds with deadly side effects? Try the new polypill and get four in one meds with all the combined side effects at once! … Continue reading

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Death drinks

Harvard researchers looked at 42,883 men over 22 years to find that men who imbibed one sugar-sweetened beverage per day raised the risk of heart attacks by 20% compared to those who drank none. But wait, there’s more! Two sugared … Continue reading

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Smile awhile !

According to a Harvard article published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, smiling faces have less heart attacks. A positive attitude can produce a 50% reduced chance of a heart attack or stroke compared to the gloomies. I think we all … Continue reading

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