Bypass Surgery

EECP: An Excellent Alternative to Bypass Surgery

…feel very lucky to have come to Whitaker Wellness. I got my life back.”—Elaine H. Chester Bypassed Bypass Surgery With EECP Chester was in the intensive care unit being prepped for triple bypass surgery the next day. He was suffering with unstable angina so severe that merely walking 10 yards brought…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…a 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 immunological response…

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Should You Have an Angiogram?

…coronary arteries of patients undergoing bypass surgery, and compared these blood-flow measurements to angiograms on the same arteries. They discovered that the angiographic findings had no correlation at all to the actual blood flow measured during surgery! For instance, there was no significant difference…

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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 therapy…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…(except 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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