Tag: High Blood Pressure

Body Language

Body Language

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“What kind of doctor are you?” is a question I’m often asked.  A frequent reply is that I do for humans what a mechanic does for cars. If there’s a red light on the dash, (humans call it a symptom) I put you up on the rack and hook you up to the analyzer to see […]

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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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Health Benefits of Magnesium & Potassium

Health Benefits of Magnesium & Potassium

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s high blood pressure, high blood sugar or high cholesterol, these are like warning lights on your car dash. They indicate an imbalance – too much of something or not enough. Low levels of magnesium and potassium are common causes of high blood pressure. It’s never because you’re deficient in some drug. Both mineral […]

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Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was lean and solid everywhere, like a rock. Still am. That’s mostly because as a 35-year-old diabetic ER doctor with high blood pressure, I had a 37-year-old come in with a “heart attack”. When it comes to “handwriting on the wall”, I’m a speed reader. I identify problems early on and make changes needed […]

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions faced by Americans. Hypertension is the medical term that describes the condition of elevated pressure in the walls of arteries. When the cause is unknown, the condition is referred to as “essential hypertension”. In medical school we were taught that there was no known […]

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