Clogged Arteries

Ward Off Winter's Assaults With Vitamin D

…November 9 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry found a link between low levels of vitamin D in people with diabetes and increased risk of clogged arteries. The good news is that you can easily and safely elevate your blood level of vitamin D into the protective range of 50–80 ng/mL: Simply take…

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Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

…is sometimes referred to as a “natural bypass” because it stimulates the formation of collateral circulation or new blood vessels around clogged arteries. EECP therapy is done in a doctor’s office for an hour once or twice a day. You lie on a special bed and inflatable cuffs similar to blood pressure…

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Fridays and Fish: What You Need to Know

For many people, Lent marks the time of year when fish is on the menu for Friday night dinners. Unfortunately, that often means eating artery clogging breaded, or fried, fish—and fish that contains dangerous levels of mercury. A better choice is what we do at our house—eat coldwater fish. It is an…

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