cardiac disease risk, pneumonia, sepsis

Pneumonia or Sepsis in Adults Massively Raises Cardiac Disease Risk

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Patients admitted to hospital after contracting pneumonia or sepsis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology showed that adults admitted for either infection were six times more likely to contract a cardiovascular disease within the first subsequent year. “Severe infections in adulthood are associated with […]

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Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe

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A guaranteed way to make your day start with oompf? A dose of healthy probiotics from fermented foods. Sauerkraut is packed with flavor, crunch and all of those goodies to help generate a solid environment in your gut. This fantastic sauerkraut recipe hails from the Wellness Mama, who has created a straightforward, simple way to get […]

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Slow progress is better than no progress

Weight Gain and Race Can Affect Women’s Heart Disease Risk

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Women’s heart health is a growing concern in the United States. Research has recently shown that both women and their physicians are spending an insufficient amount of time discussing cardiac health, due to the social awkwardness surrounding women’s bodies. This can lead to a number of serious conditions going unchecked and increasing the risk of […]

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Italian Chicken and Peppers One-Pot

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Plenty of protein and oodles of veggies unite in this flavorful dish. As well as looking glorious, this mouthwatering meal is a quick and easy creation!

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Steak Salad With Warm Tomato Vinaigrette

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A quintessentially summertime dish to satisfy all palates. This steak salad – or as Martha calls it, a steakhouse wedge – is a quick meal for a weeknight or dinner party and manages to give the traditional cold salad a makeover.

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Cognitive Decline Linked to Declining Heart Health

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Where Western medicine is especially effective at treating trauma, Chinese medicine works as a preventative. Why wait until you’re past the point of no return – when dysfunction is deep-rooted that it’s almost impossible to rectify – to take care of your body? Approaches to heart health are shifting as more research examines how our […]

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Celebrities Say No Surgery For Low Back Pain

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Low-back pain affects 31 million Americans at any time. Many of those afflicted are long-term sufferers, dealing with a chronic condition over many years. Professional golfer Tiger Woods and former pro-basketball player-turned-coach Steve Kerr are two high-profile cases who have struggled to combat ongoing low back issues in the public arena. Woods has turned to […]

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heart failure risk

A Few Extra Pounds Can Lead To Increased Heart Failure Risk

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It’s easy to dismiss the couple of extra pounds that you put on over vacation. But over the years, that type of weight gain can cause serious damage to your heart. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that small weight gains alter the function and structure of the heart […]

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Baked tenderloin with salad

Parma Ham Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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There’s one thing better than a perfectly seasoned, well-cooked piece of pork tenderloin – and that’s a perfectly seasoned, well-cooked piece of pork tenderloin wrapped in Parma ham. This recipe from BBC Good Food includes a terrific side salad to balance the flavors – but those following Bob’s nutritional plan should leave out the potatoes […]

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Taking Aged Garlic Extract Can Boost Cardiac Health

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Everyday at the clinic we prescribe thousands of herbs. How do we prescribe so many? Through time-tested herbal formulas. Instead of issuing a patient one herb for one problem, Traditional Chinese Medicine operates in an entirely different way, by uniting a series of herbs to combat multiple problems at once. One of those herbs we […]

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