Herbs For A Healthy Heart

Cholesterol, poor circulation, and high blood pressure can prevent the heart from running smoothly. Thankfully, nature provides herbal remedies to support this vital life source and keep it running optimally. When we talk about vitality in body, mind, and spirit, no organ takes center stage with more panache than the heart. Its rhythmic beating helps … Continue reading Herbs For A Healthy Heart

Almond Supplementation Lowers Uric Acid Levels in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Almonds (Prunus dulcis, Rosaceae) Coronary Artery Disease Serum Uric Acid Higher serum levels of uric acid (UA) are increasing in prevalence globally and are associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) and a higher risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with no history of heart disease and stroke. An increase of 1 mg/dL in … Continue reading Almond Supplementation Lowers Uric Acid Levels in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Doctors Should Discuss Herbal Medication Use with Heart Disease Patients

Physicians should be well-versed in the herbal medications heart disease patients may take to be able to effectively discuss their clinical implications, potential benefits, and side effects - despite a lack of scientific evidence to support their use, according to a review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Herbal medications … Continue reading Doctors Should Discuss Herbal Medication Use with Heart Disease Patients

Living with A-fib: Tips and Outlook

Atrial fibrillation, commonly known as A-fib, is an irregular heartbeat. It can lead to the heart not pumping enough oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body.With proper medical treatment, people with A-fib can lead a full, healthy life. There are also several changes that people can make to improve their quality of life and … Continue reading Living with A-fib: Tips and Outlook

A-fib and Exercise: Health Benefits and Risks

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat caused by faulty electrical signals in the upper chambers of the heart. In people with atrial fibrillation, the heart beats irregularly and often too quickly.Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) can result in the heart not pumping enough oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body, which may cause symptoms like heart … Continue reading A-fib and Exercise: Health Benefits and Risks

Homeopathy Digitalis

Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Foxglove is an herb-like plant that grows biennially. Foxgloves produce spirally arranged leaves that are simple and grow up to 10 cm to 35 cm in length and 5 cm to 12 cm in width. The leaves are grey-green in color, soft and have a finely jagged margin. During the first year … Continue reading Homeopathy Digitalis