Angina

EECP: An Excellent Alternative to Bypass Surgery

If you have been told you need bypass surgery or are suffering with angina or other cardiovascular problems there’s a therapy you need to know about: EECP. EECP stands for enhanced external counterpulsation, and this treatment is a godsend for patients with a wide range of heart conditions. This safe…

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Boost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health

…scientists were aware of its presence in the human body. Nitroglycerin, a drug that works on nitric oxide pathways, was adopted as a medical therapy for angina and high blood pressure in the 1880s, but another century passed before anyone had any inkling of why it worked. The discovery of nitric oxide and…

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Ribose Makes Exercising Easier

…men between the ages of 45 and 69 with exercise-induced angina and coronary artery disease took either high-dose ribose (60 g daily) or a placebo. After just three days, the men receiving ribose were able to walk longer, and their onset of angina was significantly delayed. Supplementing with ribose can…

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Diabetes Complication #1: Heart Disease

…cholesterol and cellular debris, which can restrict blood flow and impair circulation. If the blood flow through these arteries is severely restricted, angina (chest pain caused by insufficient oxygen to the heart muscle) may result. And if a blood clot lodges in a narrowed artery, a heart attack or stroke…

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A Diabetes Success Story

R.B., a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation…

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Treat Diabetic Complications

…deficiencies and protect against diabetic complications. Take Roxann, a type 2 diabetic who had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems…

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3 Powerful Ways to Stay Off the Cardiac Ward

…benefits of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) for years. Often referred to as a “natural bypass,” it’s a proven therapy for relieving angina, increasing exercise tolerance, and improving circulation. Researchers in India demonstrated that after a course of EECP (35–40 treatments), patients…

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Improve Your Health With Amino Acid Supplements

angina and Viagra for erectile dysfunction. But guess what does all this and more? Good old inexpensive, over-the-counter arginine supplements. Due to arginine’s close relationship with nitric oxide, it’s not surprising that arginine supplements have been shown in clinical studies to reduce angina,…

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Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

…release. Health Benefits of EECP Therapy In just three weeks—and often sooner—energy, endurance, stamina and ability to exercise improve greatly. Angina episodes become less frequent and intense, and nitroglycerin and other drugs are almost always reduced or discontinued. Robert opted to forgo the recommended…

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The Myriad Health Benefits of Vinegar

…D., a patient we treated at the Whitaker Wellness Institute for heart disease, gives a lot of credit for his rapid and remarkable elimination of angina to his “vinegar cocktails.” He mixed a whiskey shot glass of vinegar with molasses and grapefruit juice and downed it twice a day. Though he was…

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