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Heart Health: Dr. Ozner’s Approach to Heart Disease Prevention

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By Jon Vanzile   In a matter of just 40 seconds or so, one person in Europe will suffer a heart attack.1 That adds up to nearly 90 heart attacks every hour. After years of accepting high death rates from cardiovascular disease, an advance has occurred in therapeutic prevention. According to prominent Miami cardiologist Michael Ozner, M.D., we […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart-Failure Risk

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An article published in ESC Heart Failure reports an association between increased heart-failure risk and vitamin D deficiency among an older group of men and women.* Researchers analyzed medical records from 137 subjects aged 60 years and older who were seen at cardiology outpatient clinics. Deficient 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, defined as less than 30 ng/mL, […]

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CoQ10 Prevents Heart Failure

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By Maylin Rodriguez-Paez RN Heart failure is a leading cause of death. It’s caused when the heart does not pump blood effectively to meet the body’s oxygen demands. Symptoms may include a cough, swelling, weakness, and difficulty breathing. Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) can help people with congestive heart failure, improving the heart’s pumping ability and even reducing […]

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World Heart Day

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Start Taking Care of Your Heart Today To us, World Heart Day bares a special meaning, because it stresses the importance of taking care of one of the organs in your body that is most vulnerable to the aging process. In a world where many of us spend our day sitting still and exercising too […]

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