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Group Visits for Improving Patient Care

Group visits, in which physicians see multiple patients simultaneously, make up an innovative model for health care and are becoming a popular- and perhaps a more satisfying way of seeing your doctor. The group visit model, consisting of shared medical appointments, was first introduced in family practice about 30 years ago and evolved in the

Holistic Healing Heart Center

The Holistic Healing Heart Center and Dr. Cynthia Thaik welcome you to our new home at 2211 W. Magnolia Blvd. Suite 140, Burbank, CA! In addition to our exceptional doctor and her team, Dr. Cynthia has been adding new personnel and expanded services to the Holistic Healing Heart Center, including: Nutritional Consultation. Provided in both

Parkinson ’s Disease Diet Recommendations

By Brenda Morales, DTR Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative brain disorder worldwide. Parkinson’s affects nerve cells in the part of the mid-brain, responsible for muscle movement. The result is tremors, rigidity, slow movements and difficulties with balance. Nutrition is particularly important in patients with Parkinson’s disease for many reasons; the disorder itself

Diet for Managing Heart Failure

Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans and over 900,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. It is one of the most common reasons for hospital admissions among those 65 years and older. Heart failure is more likely to happen as we age, but anyone can develop heart failure. Most people who develop heart failure

Menopause and Risk of Heart Disease

The risk of heart disease rises for everyone as we age, but for women over 50 years old symptoms can become more evident after the onset of menopause. Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of menstruation and fertility in women. While it is a natural course of a woman’s life cycle,

Eating to Fight and Prevent Cancer

You already know that maintaining a healthy body weight, not smoking, and drinking alcohol in moderation are keys to avoiding cancer. But if you want to take cancer prevention one step further, experts say you need to focus on eating right. The average American consumes a Standard American Diet (SAD) which includes foods that are

Power Through Your Day with Natural Energy Drinks

Are you feeling tired or sluggish? Do you find yourself constantly in need of a pick-me-up? There are many ways we can boost our energy throughout the day. But reaching for an energy drink or Coca-Cola is not the answer. Dr. Cynthia, holistic cardiologist, says that opting for sugar laden, chemical and caffeine filled drinks

Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring is here! This is a time for renewal of life and growth, with the reappearance of green and color everywhere.  As many of us spring clean our homes and our closets, we should also consider spring cleaning our bodies. Dr. Cynthia, holistic cardiologist in Los Angeles, says it’s the perfect time of year to

Health Benefits of Bee Pollen

Bee pollen is a natural food used as holistic remedy throughout the world. Bee pollen has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for many years as a fix for increasing energy, reducing cravings, improving digestion and building the blood iron stores in the blood. What Is Pollen? Bee pollen is made by honeybees and is

Should You Go Gluten- Free?

Gluten sensitivity is the next epidemic. An enormous number of people are walking around with gluten sensitivity and they have absolutely no idea.  It is estimated that approximately 18 million people in the United States have some form of gluten intolerance. Could you be one of them? An estimated 99% of people who have either