1. O

    Wife has a heart "squeak or tap."

    My wife has had for a few years what some have called a "heart squeak." How I describe it as when you have a pan turned over, and the faucet drips on it repeatedly. :shock: Initially, it wasn't "much of an issue." However, in the last couple of years, things have gotten worse. The main, family...
  2. V

    Natural Alternatives to Blood Thinners

    I recently had mitral valve repair on my heart. My doctor wants me on baby aspirin for the rest of my life. I do not agree. Aspirin can have lots of unwanted effects. Therefore, I have decided to go on nattokinase and garlic tabs instead. Has anyone else tried alternatives to blood thinners?
  3. kind2creatures

    CoQ10 for Health and Longevity

    Importance of CoQ10 for aging and health...
  4. kind2creatures

    The Emotional Heart in Chinese Medicine

    The value of the emotional heart in Chinese medicine...
  5. Ted_Hutchinson

    saturated fat, carbohydrates and cardiovascular disease

    saturated fat, carbohydrates and cardiovascular disease Full text free at link. Just in case you don't get what they are saying "High cHO intakes stimulate hepatic sAFA synthesis and conservation of dietary sAFA." I'll offer a translation. HIGH CARBOHYDRATE intakes (as promoted by the current...
  6. kind2creatures


    A short article about the benefits of Lecithin from both food and supplement sources.
  7. alabaster


    Hello everyone! I'm here looking for a bit of advice since I'm not all that knowledgeable on the subject of natural medicine. I apologize in advance if this is too wordy or posted in the wrong place! About a year ago, I suddenly started having all these disconcerting symptoms at once. My...
  8. kind2creatures

    Benefits of Vitamin E

    This article describes the benefits of Vitamin E taken both internally and applied topically. http://www.naturalnews.com/032323_vitamin_E_antioxidants.html
  9. kind2creatures

    Cinnamon & Honey

    This week's editorial is on Honey and Cinnamon, and was sent to me by Phyllis Brady. *Cinnamon and Honey Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for...
  10. P

    Have had a cold for about a week and chest pains

    Are chest pains a common side effect of a cold? The pain is mild and most of the day it is just pressure, the pain or pressure is in the left side of my chest where my heart resides. At first I thought it was stress because I recently lost some income and am looking for a way to bring more money...
  11. kind2creatures

    Essential Oils For The Heart (Aromatherapy)

    Essential Oils for the Heart As always prevention is the key. Maintaining the condition of our heart is important, no matter if you are working with a healthy heart, or have had a stroke, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure....aromatherapy can help! Here are a few recipes: Heart...
  12. kind2creatures

    Heart Disease Herbal Preventatives

    National Heart Awareness Month: Herbal Preventatives February is National Heart Awareness Month and throughout the month I will be posting tips for improving heart health. Herbal medicine is a wonderful preventative solution. If you are concerned about the health of your heart and you are...
  13. jbo

    Do you drink red wine daily?

    Just wondering if any of you drink red wine everyday? I've been drinking one glass of red wine on the weekends, but not on the weekdays. I've read a few times that the max should be 1 glass for women and 2 glasses for men, but we both drink just one glass and only on weekends. I did see...
  14. kind2creatures

    Cardiovascular Benefits of Beet Juice

    Beet juice provides incredible cardiovascular benefits that improve active function by Jonathan Benson, staff writer (NaturalNews) Beetroots, also known as beets, are packed with blood pressure-reducing, heart disease-preventing nutrients that help maintain healthy active function and boost...
  15. kind2creatures

    Magnesium and Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

    Magnesium May Lower Sudden Death Risk in Women December 2010—Magnesium, a mineral that helps sustain a normal heartbeat, may lower a woman’s risk for sudden cardiac death, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Harvard scientists analyzed 26 years’ worth of...
  16. kind2creatures

    Sleep Position and Heart Health

    I've thought about this for a long time since I like to sleep on my left side, but was surprised to hear it mentioned on a recent Dr. Oz show. Dr. Oz said that when you sleep on your left side you're 'crowding' your heart and not giving it very much room. He said that it gets squeezed up...
  17. kind2creatures

    Eat Apples for a Healthy Heart

    In addition to the delicious and fresh fruit, apples turned out to have many benefits for our bodies, especially for our heart health by increasing heart function, reduce oxidative stress in the body, and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels, research by the University of Michigan Health...
  18. kind2creatures

    CoQ10 Boosts Energy, Promotes Heart Health & Weight Loss

    Coenzyme Q10 Boosts Energy, Promotes Heart Health and Assists Weight Loss by John Phillip, citizen journalist (NaturalNews) Coenzyme Q10 is an amazing chemical cofactor which is required by every cell in the body to produce the energy we need to live. It`s been shown to increase the level...
  19. kind2creatures

    Study Linking Calcium to Heart Attack Risk Flawed, says doctor

    Study linking calcium to heart attack risk flawed, says doctor by Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) A recent study published in the British Journal of Medicine claims that people who supplement with calcium are at an increased risk of having a heart attack. But Dr. Steven Joyal, MD...
  20. athletic dept

    Calcium supplementation causes heart attacks!

    Getting it wrong all the way down, as usual, conventional doctors are teaching unsuspecting women they can strengthen their bones by taking calcium supplements. Well, after all, osteoporosis is caused by lack of calcium, isn’t it? No!! It’s a whole body nutritional disease and magnesium is the...