Stroke Prevention

The Blinding Truth About Aspirin

…Everyone from their family doctor and cardiologist to the news media have told them that this tiny pill is the best way to prevent heart attacks, cardiovascular disease, and strokes. I’ve seemed to be one of the lone voices warning about its dangers. Not anymore. Researchers at the University of Sydney…

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Nattokinase: The Japanese Clot-Busting Miracle

…stroke—are the result of impaired circulation. Impaired circulation due to a blood clot in an artery leading to the brain is the cause of most strokes. Your risk of stroke decreases dramatically when proper circulation is restored. Conventional medicine uses products like aspirin, heparin, and Coumadin (warfarin…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…newsletter, Alternatives, I answered a question from a reader about whether or not I have changed my views on aspirin, considering it has been found to prevent heart attacks, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Not to mention, millions of people regularly use aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory…

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Why Glycation Is Harmful To Your Health

…several years, I suspect you will begin to see more emphasis being placed on the harmful effects of glycation. But if you’re concerned about preventing nearly any health problem, glycation is something that you should know about now, not 10 years from now. The Science of Glycation In simplest terms…

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Increase Omega-3 for Heart Health

…triglyceride and cholesterol levels. It decreases the stickiness of blood cells and helps prevent the formation of abnormal clots. It has even been shown to reduce angina pain and reduce the tissue damage associated with strokes and heart attacks. Researchers have tested the use of fish oil to see if it had any…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Garlic

…Cancer Center in New York has also shown that naturally occurring compounds found in garlic can assist in preventing the progression of prostate cancer. For overall health and disease prevention, I recommend that you consume at least a clove of garlic each day. If you're taking garlic as a form of treatment…

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The Whey to Good Health

…effects of drugs. Other proteins in whey reduce the stickiness of blood platelets and the risk of thrombosis, which can trigger both heart attack and stroke. The consumption of whey protein also helps reduce high levels of LDL cholesterol, increase the beneficial HDL form, and reduce triglycerides. * Osteoporosis…

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Why You Should Eat More Garlic

…accumulation of plaque in the lining of blood vessels. As the plaque increases, it impedes blood flow and can result in heart attack and stroke. Efforts to prevent these problems—either through diet, nutritional supplements, or such drugs as statins—all attempt to reduce the buildup of arterial plaque…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

…established that it helps inhibit blood platelet activity (i.e., it stops the blood from clotting and forming blockages that lead to heart attack and stroke), and it also inhibits enzyme activity that leads to atherosclerosis. Resveratrol may have just recently been discovered by our generation, but it's…

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