Self-Care and Heart Health: Tips for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Self-Care and Heart Health: Tips for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) require treatment to control their heart rate, heart rhythm and coagulation.  It’s a serious but manageable condition, but it doesn’t mean you can’t keep on leading a full and active life. Self-care and spiritual wellness are important for any care management plan because they speak directly to the twin needs…

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

For most of us, the beginning of a new year is a time to contemplate about the past and the future. It is a time to think about what we want out of life and how to turn our dreams into reality. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set your dreams in motion,…

The ProLon®  Fasting Mimicking Diet : All the Benefits of Fasting Without Giving Up Food

The ProLon® Fasting Mimicking Diet : All the Benefits of Fasting Without Giving Up Food

You may have heard that intermittent fasting and prolonged fasting can have great benefits for the body. Studies show that it can help burn fat, lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure, and reboot the immune system by clearing out old cells and regenerating new cells. However, if you’ve ever tried to fast, then you know just…

Can Infrared Saunas Help With Heart Disease?

Can Infrared Saunas Help With Heart Disease?

 Infrared saunas are growing in popularity, with health-minded consumers investing in an infrared sauna for their home or backyard. A number of celebrities, including Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow, are reported to be using infrared saunas regularly, as part of their health regimen. As a holistic cardiology practice in Los Angeles, the birthplace of many of the latest…

Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

It is the gloomiest holiday statistic, but Christmas and New Year’s are on the top list of dangerous days for heart-attack deaths and cardiovascular problems. “Research shows that cardiovascular deaths increase about 18 percent during the winter season,” says Los Angeles cardiologist Cynthia Thaik, M.D. There are several factors during the holiday season that seem…