While most books focus solely on the role of cholesterol in heart disease, Reverse Heart Disease Now draws on new research that points to the surprising other causes. Two leading cardiologists draw on their collective fifty years of clinical cardiology research to show you how to combine the benefits of modern medicine, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, and simple lifestyle changes to have a healthy heart.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
James C. Roberts, M.D., has practiced invasive and integrative cardiology for twenty years and is the Medical Director of the EECP Center and Advanced Magnetic Research Institute of Northwest Ohio (www.heartfixer.com).
Martin Zucker, a former Associated Press newsman, has written many books on health and medicine.
Table of ContentsPreface: From Crisis to Prevention: The Transformation of Two Cardiologists..
Introduction : The New Cardiology.
Part One: How We Get Clogged.
1. Death by Inflammation.
2. The Cholesterol Obsession.
3. The "Dirty Dozen" Risk Factors.
Part Two: How to Get Unclogged.
4. Tests You Need.
5. Medication: What You Need and Don't Need.
6. Supplements: The Basics.
7. Supplements: the ATP/Energy Boosters.
9. The Anti-Inflammatory Diet.
10. Exercise: The Secret for People Who Can't or Won't.
11. Defusing Stress.
12. Putting It All Together: the New Cardiology Unclog Program.
Epilogue. The Crystal Ball.
Appendix A. Resources.
Appendix B. Glycemic Index of Carbohydrates.
Selected Scientific References.