In this clip, Dr. Savant gives you information and tips on how to prevent or recognize heart disease in females. It is important to remember that heart disease affects women, too, and should not be overlooked. Check out this clip and be prepared.
Heart disease affects more than 20 million Americans. Let's explore the various forms that heart disease can take.
This video explains a lot on your heart and stress.
The evidence is mounting and is becoming indisputable: Gut bacteria play a role in strokes and heart attacks. The link may seem a little far-fetched, but cardiovascular disease may have less to do with what we eat and more to do with what chemicals gut bacteria make from the food we eat.
This surgery video shows you the full scoop on performing a thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, which is a medical condition that causes abnormal weakness of certain muscles. It's actually a rare disease marked by muscular weakness without atrophy, and caused by a defect in the action of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions.
News: Vaccine Can Prevent Bad Cholesterol from Accumulating in Blood Vessels, Potentially Prevent Heart Attacks
Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the US. Over half a million Americans die from it annually. Atherosclerosis — a build up of plaque in the arteries — is a common feature of heart disease and can be caused by smoking, fats and cholesterol in the blood, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Learn how to maintain your heart health at any age! Great advice for all women because the younger you are the better chance you have at protecting your heart and preventing heart disease. Starting at age 30 you should start getting cholesterol test just to keep yourself in check. Once you hit 40 you should start scheduling stress echo cardiograms which can indicate if there are problems with your heart. Once you reach 50 you really need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack...
In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian will tell you all about the benefits, side effects and potential medical uses of this very interesting nutrient, CoQ10. CoQ10 stands for co-enzyme Q-10 and is meant to help with heart disease, metabolism, energy and cell health. Dr. Sahelian will show you where you can find this drug and how to take it as well as discuss any possible side effects.
In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD will tell you all about the trendy supplement, Mangosteen. There has been a lot of talk about this herb curing diseases like cancer, heart disease and even arthritis. In this clip, Dr. Sahelian will tell you all about the mysterious fruit (that grows in Thailand and other South Eastern Asian countries) and what it really does. He will then tell you about any possible side effects or warnings so you can make an informed decision.
Ok, so here’s this weeks DirtSalad video. It’s about making popcorn. Why? Well, my girlfriend Kristin is a therapeutic chef and typically cooks or prepares meal plans for people that are trying to prevent cancer, heart disease or diabetes by using foods as medicine. In this video, you will learn how to make popcorn that tastes crazy good and uses ingredients that are actually good for you.
Heart Patients Beware: More Than One-Third of Bypass Equipment Potentially Contaminated with Deadly Bacteria
More bad news for patients who have undergone heart surgery in the past five years. A new study suggests about one-third of heater-cooler units used in cardiac procedures remain contaminated with a slow-growing, potentially fatal bacteria.
News: Heart-Damaging 'Kissing Bug' Parasite Infects Thousands a Year in the US — & You May Not Know Until It's Too Late
Take a close look at the image above. These bugs spread a deadly parasite that infects thousands of people each year. They also live in the US, and it's important to know where they are and whether you need to worry that they're carrying a dangerous infection.
For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved medication to treat children with a serious infection called Chagas disease, which stealthily infects and damages the hearts of millions of victims a year.
If you've ever had chickenpox, the virus still lives in your body and it can be reactivated to become a case of shingles — a painful rash that occurs in a band on one side of your face or body. A new study has shown that people who get shingles have an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The risk was highest in people under 40 years old, people who usually aren't at risk for heart disease.
Heart disease is a number one killer, that is why it is important to keep our cholesterol under control. In this how to video Pharmacologist Joe Graedon shows you how to manage your cholesterol with a few home remedies. Did you know that psyllium, niacin, red yeast rice and fish oil supplements can help lower your cholesterol naturally? Watch and learn more about other home remedies such as chocolate, cinnamon, and walnuts and how they can help lower cholesterol also.
Play the new co-operative game Pandemic with tips from this how-to video (no, the game Pandemic has nothing to do with Valentines Day, but don't hearts and flowers always remind you of communicable diseases?).
There's actually several different kinds of fats. You have your unsaturated fats, which are typically heart-healthy fat, which are like olive oil and canola oil. And then you have other fats like saturated fats, which are found in food such as meats, especially any animal product, fatty cuts of meats such as bacon, sausage, butter, lard, high fat dairy products, whole milk, and creams. And saturated fats have actually been linked to increased risk of heart disease. So these are things that yo...
News: Defective Sugar-Loving White Blood Cells Could Be Why Cardiac Patients Get More Viruses, Like Shingles
People who have heart disease get shingles more often than others, and the reason has eluded scientists since they first discovered the link. A new study has found a connection, and it lies in a defective white cell with a sweet tooth.
Legionnaires' disease is named after 1976 outbreak in Philadelphia that sickened 221 people and killed 34. More often striking adults over the age of 50, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported two cases where newborns contracted the often fatal disease — at their moment of birth.
Specialized cells in the lining of the gut may provide a key to preventing an infectious brain disease caused by misfolded proteins.
While topping your cake or cupcake with icing is easiest done using storebought icing, we're sorry to inform you that most grocery store icing has high amounts of saturated fat and even trans fat, both of which clog your arteries and contribute to heart disease. Not so appetizing now, is it?
Celiac disease is a digestive disease in which the affected person cannot tolerate gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in foods like wheat, rye and barley. In this health-minded how-to, you'll learn how to diagnose and treat the various symptoms of Celiac disease. For more information, and to learn about treatment options, take a look.
Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to detect disease using Nanotechnology. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, this is a demonstration about a new technology that lets us detect diseases earlier and faster than we could before. Science has invented this new technology that can test for several diseases at the same time.
While Lyme disease can be disabling, the wrong treatment for the infection can be fatal.
News: We've Finally Developed a Test for Mysterious Prion Diseases— Parkinson's & Alzheimer's Could Be Next
Prion diseases are a group of infectious brain diseases that causes extensive tissue damage, resulting in sponge-like spaces in brain tissue. Prions include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (often called mad cow disease), and chronic wasting disease in hoofed ruminant mammals.
More than one in ten people in the US have type 2 diabetes — that's over 29 million people. It's characterized by excessive sugar (glucose) in the blood due to the development of resistance to insulin, the hormone that normally metabolizes glucose.
As many as 700 species of bacteria live on our teeth and in our mouth, and just like the microbiomes inhabiting other parts of our bodies, they change in response to diseases and other health conditions.
Fries are such a killer food. They're beloved as the favorite "vegetable" of kids and adults everywhere, yet they are one of the absolute worst foods you can eat if you want to, you know, live past 40, containing high levels of saturated and trans fats that clog your arteries and lead to lots of gnarly diseases.
The Master Cleanse is soooo yesterday. Here are the best new ways to drop pounds fast. You Will Need:
Lyme is a growing threat as we move into warmer weather in the US. Researchers have said this year could be one of the worst for this tick-borne disease, as a skyrocketing mouse population and warmer temperatures increase the risk.
You may not have heard of visceral leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, or lymphatic filariasis, and there is a reason for that. These diseases, part of a group of infections called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), impact more than a billion people on the planet in countries other than ours. Despite the consolation that these often grotesque illnesses are "out of sight, out of mind," some of these infections are quietly taking their toll in some southern communities of the US.
Two viral liver diseases could help us find the path toward the cause of Parkinson's disease. Researchers from the University of Oxford and UCL Institute of Neurology in London have reported an association between hepatitis B and C infections and an increased risk of Parkinson's disease. Their findings were published early online in the journal Neurology.
In this video we learn how to meditate with Mikko Kemppe. Meditation is when you are relaxed on your thoughts and you're sitting in a comfortable position. Clear your mind of all of the stresses that you are experiences and then listen to the breathing going in your body. One of the benefits of meditation is that your heart rate will lower and more oxygen will go into your body. This can help prevent diseases that are caused by too much stress in your body. There are also psychological benefi...
Some studies say apricots help prevent cataracts, heart disease, and even cancer. They're also high in antioxidants and beta carotene. So, grab an apricot for an on-the-go snack the next time you leave the house or make a low-sugar apricot jam for a sweet & healthy treat.
Fear someone you love might be showing signs of Parkinson's disease? Parkinson's disease is a chronic condition caused by a lack of dopamine in the brain. Diagnosis can sometimes take years; knowing symptoms can speed up the process.
Primarily caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme disease is the most common tickborne disease in the US. By all predictions, 2017 is expected to be a banner tick year in several regions. If you have children, it is important to know what to expect.
Viral infections have been the focus of attention in the development of autoimmune diseases—diseases where the body's immune system reacts to the body's own cells—because they trigger the immune system into action.
In this tutorial, learn how to prevent ticks from getting on your dog or cat. If prevention doesn't work, Dr. Lauren will also teach you how to check your pet for ticks and remove them. Ticks carry a lot of diseases for both people and animals, so it is important to get rid of them right away. Once you remove the tick, make sure you flush it down the toilet so it can't come back again.
As a part of the already crowded field of diseases transmitted by ticks, you may not know the disease babesiosis, a dangerous infection caused by a parasite that infiltrates blood cells.
A young child becomes very thirsty very often and seems tired all the time. A visit to the pediatrician determines she has type 1 diabetes. The onset of type 1 diabetes may seem sudden, and it can be, but the disease may actually have been triggered by common childhood viruses years earlier.