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What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Even most cardiologists (heart doctors) don’t understand that the problem is artery disease, not heart. The best article covering this is 2002 article written in the magazine, Scientific American. It describes the process chronic inflammation has on deteriorating the walls of arteries and leading to a blood clot that cuts off blood and oxygen to […]

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From ER Doc to Dr. Fitt

From ER Doc to Dr. Fitt

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

This used to be the way I practiced medicine. No secret I’m an adrenalin junkie. Back then, car wrecks, shootings, stabbings, and “heart attacks”, made my day. I was like a duck in water when soaked in blood. Two things dampened my enthusiasm to the point of a career change that took me from $200,000/year […]

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Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It seems that strokes, “heart attacks”, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, prostate cancer etc. happen all of a sudden. They don’t. These conditions are similar to your house collapsing after years of termite infestation–critter overgrowth. Critter overgrowth happens in humans also. Normally, it starts in your mid 30’s. Most do not feel symptoms significant enough to see a […]

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The Widow Maker Belly

The Widow Maker Belly

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometime around age 35, men will develop what I call ” The Widow Maker”. That toxic glob of fat around your waist is a lit fuse for “heart attacks”, strokes, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, colon cancer and prostate cancer. A big reason why there is an 8 to 1 ratio in retirement centers. You won’t […]

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Why NSAID Use is a Bad Idea

Why NSAID Use is a Bad Idea

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

NSAIDs are a class of drugs available with or without a prescription. Common ones include: Celebrex, Meloxicam, Aleve and the generic ibuprofen. The acronym stands for “Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs”. The designation being applied as these drugs sub-planted prednisone and other steroid drugs in the treatment of joint pain. NSAIDs, like most prescription drugs, work because […]

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