Bypass Surgery

Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

Like many patients who are told by their doctors that they need an immediate angioplasty procedure or bypass surgery, Robert was shocked and worried. He was also skeptical. Just two months prior, he had been given a clean bill of health. So he started looking into alternatives and discovered a…

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Should You Have an Angiogram?

bypass surgery. Over that four-year period, these patients experienced a 1.1-percent annual death rate from heart disease—less than the death rate for patients undergoing bypass surgery. The Graboys team concluded that angiography, which they described as a “conduit” to bypass and…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…those with diabetes, according to recent research). 3. Aspirin improves outcomes when taken during a heart attack or after angioplasty or bypass surgery. That being said, I want to clarify that aspirin isn’t for everyone. Although it protects against ischemic stroke, aspirin slightly increases…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart. So, while cardiologists are busy placing stents to prop open large blockages or bypassing them altogether with surgery, inflammation—the real culprit in heart disease—continues unimpeded. Inflammation is the body’s frontline…

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How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…pressure control, or they’ll evaluate coronary bypass versus angioplasty. But they don’t compare their effectiveness or dangers with a group that receives no treatment other than lifestyle changes or, in the case of surgeries, appropriate medications. They just “presume”…

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