Stroke Treatment

How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…taking the right nutritional supplements. Now it’s your turn: Have you or someone you know had a doctor recommend a carotid endarterectomy or the angioplasty procedure to prevent a stroke? You May Also Be Interested In: * Four Ways to Reduce Stroke Risk * Natural Treatment for Stroke Patients

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3 Things to Consider About Medical Tourism

…effective treatment options are available in this country—albeit in limited areas—which eliminates the need to travel abroad. * Immediate treatment. Sure, you’d be on a plane for upwards of 10 hours and away from home for days to weeks, but that knee replacement, stroke rehab…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…proper dose. Talk to your doctor about this test. Now, it’s your turn: Do you take daily aspirin to prevent heart disease? If so, what’s been your experience with aspirin? You may also be interested in: * Natural heart disease treatment options * Natural treatment for stroke patients

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Floss Your Way to Better Heart Health

…found that aggressive treatment of severe periodontal disease resulted in marked improvements in the function and health of the arteries over six months. Now it’s your turn: How often do you floss? You May Also Be Interested In: * Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke * 3 Powerful Ways to Stay…

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New Statin Drug Guidelines Are Bad for Patients

…yesterday: millions of new customers for statin drugs. The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association released new cholesterol treatment guidelines that could easily double the number of people taking Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Pravachol and other statin medications. Now, you…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…with treatment, she graduated from walker to cane—to dancing! Ellie came to the clinic because her viral load was sky-high, despite having tried the gamut of drugs for hepatitis C, and she had been advised that, sooner or later, she would need a liver transplant. After glutathione treatment,

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The Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

…drugs. Check out this list to see if any of your meds have anticholinergic effects. If you are taking any of these medications, look for natural treatment options for your specific health condition immediately. In the unlikely event that a natural solution does not exist, insist that your physician…

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The Dangers of Diabetes Drugs

…particular (Avandia) was demonstrated to more than double the death rate from heart attack or stroke! In contrast, thousands of diabetic patients have learned how to manage diabetes with natural treatments, including special supplements for diabetes, easy to prepare recipes for diabetes, and other…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…platelet aggregation—the clumping together of blood cells to form blood clots that cut off blood flow and precipitate heart attacks and strokes. A group of smokers, in whom this process is accelerated, were given either 500 mg of aspirin or 100–120 mg of Pycnogenol. Pycnogenol performed…

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Learn About Flaxseed’s Health Benefits

…natural therapies available. One treatment that has worked extremely well for our patients at the Whitaker Wellness Institute is flaxseed. Flaxseed Health Benefits Flaxseed not only helps to lower cholesterol, it can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. Flaxseed health benefits also include…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…raise cholesterol—but it increases HDL cholesterol, which is a good thing because a high HDL level reduces risk of heart attack and stroke. Granted, no large clinical trials have been conducted to see if this translates into protection against heart disease, but its effect on cardiovascular…

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Knock Out a Top Cause of Diabetic Complications

…diabetes is our number one cause of blindness, amputation, and kidney failure, and it dramatically increases the risk of both heart attack and stroke. I believe that if you were to give a healthy person an osmotic diuretic every day without replacing nutrients, they would develop these (and other)…

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Remedies Worse Than the Disease

…Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD), was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of various medication regimens in reducing heart attacks, strokes, and death from cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. One arm of the study tested the widely held assumption that using more…

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