saving women s hearts how you can prevent and reverse heart disease with natural and conventional strategies

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Saving Women S Hearts

Author : Martha Gulati
ISBN : 047067847X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 57. 4 MB
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Mention the term "heart disease" and most people picture an overweight, middle-aged man. Yet the reality is that heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America, accounting for a third of all deaths in women and far surpassing the prevalence of breast cancer. Cardiologist Dr. Martha Gulati and holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos separate the facts from the many myths surrounding heart disease and offer the latest information on both the conventional medical approach and the role of natural medicine in understanding this illness. Saving Women's Hearts examines the unique gender differences for women and provides valuable insight into the screening procedures, diagnosis, treatment options, and most importantly, prevention of heart disease. Written by the leading experts in this field, this practical guide covers: How the heart works and the various types of heart disease Why heart disease is different and unique for women The known and emerging risk factors for heart disease What you need to know about tests and screening procedures Medications - the good, the bad, the ugly, the noteworthy Nature's Pharmacy - the role of vitamins and other supplements Nutritional strategies for better heart health The latest exercise guidelines for women The impact of stress and practical tips on managing stress The role of sleep and heart health And much more...

My Heart I Want To Keep It

Author : George P. Bouchoc
ISBN : 9781613468449
Genre : Health & Fitness
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With so much information available on the market today about preventing heart disease, it can be difficult to know where to start. To be informed about heart disease, one has to know about nutrition, exercise, risk factors, and a bit about how the heart works.My Heart, I Want to Keep Itcollects all the information you need to know about preventing heart disease in one straight-forward, easy-to-understand book. When battling heart disease, knowledge is king. It is easy to be frightened by the unknown.My Heart, I Want to Keep Itgives readers the knowledge they need to protect their hearts. Your heart is the center of your well-being. You should nurture it, pamper it, and keep it healthy. Gaining knowledge and controlling bad habits will help you prevent heart disease. More than just another cookbook or weight-loss guide,My Heart, I Want to Keep Itprovides an accessible pathway to fighting and preventing heart disease. Complete with helpful illustrations to supplement the text and clarify its goals, this guide will arm you and your family and help you avoid heart disease and, if necessary, cope with treatment.

A Woman S Guide To Living With Heart Disease

Author : Carolyn Thomas
ISBN : 9781421424217
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women worldwide. Yet most people are still unaware that heart disease is not just a man’s problem. Carolyn Thomas, a heart attack survivor herself, is on a mission to educate women about their heart health. Based on her popular Heart Sisters blog, which has attracted more than 10 million views from readers in 190 countries, A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease combines personal experience and medical knowledge to help women learn how to understand and manage a catastrophic diagnosis. In A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease, Thomas explains • how to recognize the early signs of a heart attack• why women often delay seeking treatment—and how to overcome that impulse• the link between pregnancy complications and future heart disease• why so many women with heart disease are misdiagnosed—and how to help yourself get an accurate diagnosis• the importance of cardiac rehabilitation in lowering mortality risk• what to expect during your recovery from a heart attack• how the surreal process of coping with heart disease may affect your daily life• methods for treating heart disease–related depression without drugs Equal parts memoir about a misdiagnosed heart attack, guide to the predictable stages of heart disease—from grief to resilience—and patient-friendly translation of important science-based findings on women’s unique heart issues, this book is an essential read. Whether you’re a freshly diagnosed patient, a woman who’s been living with heart disease for years, or a practitioner who cares about women’s health, A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease will help you feel less alone and advocate for better health care.

Women S Lives

Author : Claire Etaugh
ISBN : 9781317349341
Genre : Psychology
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Women’s Lives: A Psychological Exploration, 3rd Edition draws on a wealth of the literature to present a rich range of experiences and issues of relevance to girls and women. This text offers the unique combination of a chronological approach to gender that is embedded within topical chapters. Cutting-edge and comprehensive, each chapter integrates current material on women differing in age, ethnicity, social class, nationality, sexual orientation and ableness. The third edition reflects substantial changes in the field while maintaining its empirical focus through engaging writing, student activities, and critical thinking exercises. With over 2,100 new references emphasizing the latest research and theories, the authors continue to pique interests in psychology of women.

Smart At Heart

Author : Dr. Malissa Wood
ISBN : 9781587612817
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A breakthrough mind-body program to build a strong, healthy, and happy heart, for women at risk for or diagnosed with heart disease, from the Harvard-trained cardiologist behind the Women’s Heart Health Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Heart disease is the number-one killer of American women, and prevention and healing require integrative approaches to address the whole heart—physical, emotional, and spiritual. Smart at Heart’s holistic program includes strategies to improve heart health by addressing ten bridges that link the physical and emotional hearts, including the mental health, relationship, and communication bridges. This book guides readers through evaluating their current state of physical and emotional health and then empowers them with solutions to strengthen each bridge to create a healthy, whole heart.

Heart 411

Author : Marc Gillinov, M.D.
ISBN : 9780307719928
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The definitive guide to heart health from two of America's most respected doctors at Cleveland Clinic, the #1 hospital for heart health in America. Are you one of the eighty-two million Americans currently diagnosed with cardiovascular disease—or one of the millions more who think they are healthy but are at risk? Whether your goal is to get the best treatment or stay out of the cardiologist’s office, your heart's health depends upon accurate information and correct answers to key questions. In Heart 411, two renowned experts, heart surgeon Marc Gillinov and cardiologist Steven Nissen, tackle the questions their patients have raised over their decades of practice: Can the stress of my job really lead to a heart attack? How does exercise help my heart, and what is the right amount and type of exercise? What are the most important tests for my heart, and when do I need them? How do symptoms and treatments differ among men, women, and children? Backed by decades of clinical experience and up-to-the-minute research, yet written in the accessible, down-to-earth tone of your trusted family doctor, Heart 411 cuts through the confusion to give you the knowledge and tools you need to live a long and heart-healthy life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Dr Suzanne Steinbaum S Heart Book

Author : Suzanne Steinbaum
ISBN : 9781101599921
Genre : Health & Fitness
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In the tradition of Christiane Northrup, a renowned cardiologist integrates emotional and physical well-being in a revolutionary new approach to women’s heart health. As a cardiologist with a specialization in women’s heart disease, Dr. Steinbaum has helped thousands of patients resolve their heart issues, and aims to do the same for readers in her inspirational book that will change the way we think about heart health. She guides readers through the risk factors of heart disease, from the traditional physical benchmarks like weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure, to lifestyle habits, emotional awareness, and even the way she sees herself in the mirror—and in the world. In Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book, readers are shown clear, easy steps on how to maximize heart health. This is a life book that will teach women how to regain control over all aspects of their busy lives, including how to finally achieve: A heart-healthy diet Heart-supportive exercise Heart-enhancing stress management Heart-filling relationships A sound night’s sleep A more satisfying sex life A calm, focused mind A deep level of self care And much, much more. Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book strives to bring forth a new approach to heart-centered healing so that readers everywhere may experience a fulfilling life of health and happiness.

Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease

Author : Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. M.D.
ISBN : 1101215836
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets. Drawing on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic, convincingly argues that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects. Furthermore, it can eliminate the need for expensive and invasive surgical interventions, such as bypass and stents, no matter how far the disease has progressed. Dr. Esselstyn began his research with a group of patients who joined his study after traditional medical procedures to treat their advanced heart disease had failed. Within months of following a plant-based, oil-free diet, their angina symptoms eased, their cholesterol levels dropped significantly, and they experienced a marked improvement in blood flow to the heart. Twenty years later, the majority of Dr. Esselstyn's patients continue to follow his program and remain heart-attack proof. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease explains the science behind these dramatic results, and offers readers the same simple, nutrition-based plan that has changed the lives of his patients forever. In addition, Dr. Esselstyn provides more than 150 delicious recipes that he and his wife, Ann Crile Esselstyn, have enjoyed for years and used with their patients. Clearly written and backed by irrefutable scientific evidence, startling photos of angiograms, and inspiring personal stories, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will empower readers to take charge of their heart health. It is a powerful call for a paradigm shift in heart-disease therapy.

Dare To Live

Author : Stephen W. Parcell Nd
ISBN : 9781450282895
Genre : Medical
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Atherosclerosis is responsible for the majority of heart attacks and is the root of coronary heart disease. Plaque buildup in the arteries causes atherosclerosis; luckily, however, through knowledge of our bodies and making small and large changes in the way we live, this deadly condition can be stopped and even reversed. Dare to Live, by author and naturopathic doctor Stephen W. Parcell, brings to the forefront natural, preventive, and medically proven strategies for combating coronary artery disease and its effect on our lives. This is not a diet book or an attempt to push a new fad; Dare to Live is a first-of-its-kind look at atherosclerosis from the naturopathic medical standpoint. Rather than just telling us what to do, Parcell presents in language accessible to everyone the causes of the disease, the rationale behind assessing risk for it, the purpose of the various tests he recommends, and the scientific evidence behind his recommendations. Understanding what our bodies are trying to tell us is the first big step in preventing heart disease, and the next big step acting on our knowledge can teach us more than we might believe possible. By pursuing natural, scientific methods, we can keep health close to our hearts and keep a major killer away from ourselves and our loved ones.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Heart Disease

Author : Mark Houston
ISBN : 9781455506538
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Coronary heart disease has long been the number one killer in this country, and for decades, we have been told about five basic risk factors: elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking. But the truth is that heart disease is much more complex-- with close to 400 risk factors! In this innovative guide, Dr. Mark Houston helps readers discover the causes of heart disease, how to prevent and treat its debilitating effects via nutrition, nutritional supplements, exercise, weight management, and lays to rest to various myths (cholesterol is not the primary cause) based on scientific studies and medical publications. Readers will also learn how to indentify the risk factors most likely to endager them and construct an arsenal of non-pharmacological preventitive strategies that can counteract this most deadly disease.

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