Your Heart Health: When It’s Time to See a Functional Cardiologist

Good heart health is important at all stages of life. Heart disease continues to be one of the leading causes of death in our country. At the Holistic Healing Heart Center we’re doing our part to help patients achieve optimal heart health through a variety of holistic treatments, based on functional medicine. Functional medicine addresses the […]

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 […]

Depressed Heart Patients Are 50 Percent More Likely to Die, Study Finds

Startling research to be presented at the 66th Conference of the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Session, shows a causal link between heart disease, death, and depression. In fact, it indicates that depression is the single biggest predictor of death occurring within the first ten years of a diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). The study, the […]

Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?

Just like eating and breathing, sleep is essential for a healthy life. During sleep, your body repairs and revives your brain, heart, and body, getting them ready for a new day. However, most adults don’t get enough of it. Some people don’t make sleep a priority in their busy lives. Others lack good sleep habits—or sleep […]

Love is Good for Heart Health

Having love in your life is good for heart health. Whether it’s from a passionate lover, affectionate spouse, close friend, or adoring parent or pet, showing and receiving love is the best medicine for a healthy, happy heart. Here’s why. Love Lowers Blood Pressure Embracing someone you love, bantering with your best friend, snuggling with […]

Early Heart Health May Influence Future Mental Health

Young hearts are full of hope and promise. However, a recent study suggests that early heart health may influence future mental health. The study focused on resting heart rate and blood pressure. It reveals that young males with higher resting heart rates – above 82 beats per minute—may be at risk for a future diagnosis of mental […]

Alternative Medicine Practices for Healthy Aging

Aging can be a wonderful time of growth, grace and gratitude. To make the most of these years, take good care of yourself, starting with your heart. Here are some proven alternative medicine practices that will help you feel great and age well. Read more about these healthy aging practices in Dr. Cynthia Thaik’s book Your […]

Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention & Management

How To Prevent Coronary Artery Disease For those of you who are concerned with coronary artery disease, this article is for you. You must be well aware of the ill effects this disease can have on a person’s health (which is why you are searching for ways to prevent it). Problems like blood pressure, obesity […]