Top Blood Tests for Nutritional Deficiencies (That Your Doctor Probably Doesn’t Order)

By: thedrswolfson
February 19, 2018

Nutritional deficiencies lead to disease. That’s a scientific fact. If you want to live a long, healthy life, your body needs an adequate supply of essential nutrients. Blood tests are the only way to accurately measure your nutrient levels and what’s happening inside your body. They provide a basis for diagnosis of medical issues and […]

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Undo Heart Damage with Regular Exercise

By: thedrswolfson
January 30, 2018

Two recent studies show what we’ve been saying all along – regular exercise can undo years of damage to people’s health caused by sitting around and not being active. NBC News cites studies from researchers at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Resources and the University of Texas UT Southwestern Medical […]

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Congestive Heart Failure A Natural Approach

By: thedrswolfson
January 8, 2018

Millions of people carry the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF). This condition is also known as cardiomyopathy. Let’s discuss what it is, why you may have it, pharma, and natural treatments. What is CHF? The definition of CHF is the inability of the heart to meet the circulatory needs of the body OR the progressive […]

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Moringa Boosts Breast Milk and Lowers Inflammation

By: thedrswolfson
January 7, 2018

Moringa: A Top Wellness Trend of 2018 and Way to Crank Up Breast Milk + A list of benefits and recipes for this superfood!  Happy New Year! It’s time for a new year, new you. The time to focus on health and wellness is now. 2018 is for preventing disease and healing the body with […]

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Categories: Heart Health, Men, Women

Mechanical Heart Valves- Are there natural alternatives to Coumadin

By: thedrswolfson
December 28, 2017
Heart valves

Over the years, I have seen many patients with an artificial heart valve. Many of those people take the prescription blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin) to prevent blood clots, especially if they have a mechanical heart valve. These days, I get asked if there is an alternative to warfarin if you have a mechanical heart valve. […]

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Categories: Heart Health

Study Shows Coffee Drinkers Slash Risks of Heart Disease, Stroke

By: thedrswolfson
December 26, 2017

A study published by researchers at the University of Southern California shows daily coffee intake leads to a reduced risk of death from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, kidney disease and respiratory illness. This multiethnic study analyzed data from more than 185,000 adults between the ages of 45-75. Study participants were monitored on average of […]

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Coconut Oil Improves Cholesterol Profile

By: thedrswolfson
December 19, 2017
Coconut oil

Should you eat coconut and use coconut oil? YES Coconut has been vilified because of its high content of saturated fat. The dietary advice that followed has led to countless deaths as people avoided saturated fat and substituted trans-fat and vegetables oils rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats. These recommendations led to an increase in cardiovascular […]

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Categories: Heart Health

Aortic valve natural remedies

By: thedrswolfson
December 12, 2017

This post was created to discuss natural remedies for aortic valve stenosis for those who have been diagnosed with stenosis or worried about developing aortic stenosis. I will not discuss the cause of aortic stenosis (AS), the progression of AS, or medical/surgical treatment options for AS. Stay tuned for another post on the subject of […]

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Natural Blood Thinner Nattokinase

By: thedrswolfson
December 9, 2017
Clot Buster Nattokinase

Nattokinase is a powerful enzyme that has fibrinolytic health benefits. That’s right. It is a clot-bluster! Back in the 1980’s if you were suffering from a heart attack, the only option to open the blocked vessel was the clot-buster, streptokinase. Angioplasty and stents weren’t available. Streptokinase intravenous worked well. Sometimes too well, leading to severe […]

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Categories: Heart Health, Supplements