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The Healthy Heart Kit: Heal Your Heart by Minimizing Your Risk Factors, Changing Your Lifestyle, Optimizing the Mind-Body Connection Through Mindfulness and Guided Imagery, and Reducing Chronic Inflammation
     

The Healthy Heart Kit: Heal Your Heart by Minimizing Your Risk Factors, Changing Your Lifestyle, Optimizing the Mind-Body Connection Through Mindfulness and Guided Imagery, and Reducing Chronic Inflammation

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by Andrew Weil, Stephen Devries, Martin L. Rossman, Erin Olivo
 

It's a given that diet and lifestyle affect heart health. But recent studies show that mind-body practices such as guided imagery and meditation can have an equally powerful influence.

Now, with The Healthy Heart Kit, Andrew Weil, MD, the world-renowned leader and pioneer in integrative medicine, presents a comprehensive program to help anyone achieve

Overview

It's a given that diet and lifestyle affect heart health. But recent studies show that mind-body practices such as guided imagery and meditation can have an equally powerful influence.

Now, with The Healthy Heart Kit, Andrew Weil, MD, the world-renowned leader and pioneer in integrative medicine, presents a comprehensive program to help anyone achieve optimum heart health. Featuring medical experts Stephen Devries, MD, Erin Olivo, PhD, MPH, and Martin L. Rossman, MD, The Healthy Heart Kit provides an action plan for integrative cardiac wellness that includes:

  • Dr. Weil's anti-inflammatory diet, emphasizing foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, healthy carbohydrate choices, and delicious variety
  • Dr. Devries's unique, integrative approach to heart health, highlighting natural options
  • Dr. Olivo's best exercises for optimizing the nervous system—mindfulness, stress release, and loving-kindness
  • Guided imagery—proven medically effective in study after study—in a 20-minute heart-healing session with Dr. Rossman

Combining all these valuable strategies in one convenient program, including 2 CDs, a 52-page workbook, and 25 heart-health cards to reinforce healthy lifestyle habits, this one-of-a-kind kit provides a truly integrative approach to achieving and enjoying lifelong heart health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591797906
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil, MD, is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He is founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, and director of Integrative Health & Healing at Miraval Life in Balance Resort in Tucson. Dr. Weil’s bestselling books include Spontaneous Happiness, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, and Spontaneous Healing, and his popular audio programs with Sounds True include The Healthy Heart Kit and Breathing: The Master Key to Self-Healing.



Martin L. Rossman

Martin L. Rossman, M.D. is a physician and acupuncturist who has practiced holistic medicine for over 30 years. He is cofounder of the Academy for Guided Imagery and the author of the award-winning Guided Imagery for Self-Healing and Fighting Cancer from Within.


Erin Olivo

Erin Olivo, PhD is an assistant clinical professor of medical psychology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is the former director of the Columbia Integrative Medicine Program, which she headed in collaboration with Dr. Mehmet Oz. Dr. Olivo has intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and clinical hypnosis, and has a psychotherapy practice in New York City. Learn more at www.erinolivo.com

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Tucson, Arizona
Date of Birth:
June 8, 1942
Place of Birth:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education:
B.A. in Biology, Harvard University, 1964; M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1968
Website:
http://www.drweil.com

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The Healthy Heart Kit: Heal Your Heart by Minimizing Your Risk Factors, Changing Your Lifestyle, Optimizing the Mind-Body Connection Through Mindfulne 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I listen to this CD everyday at work and pick up something new every day. I listen to get that extra little bit of encouragement and reinforcement. Well worth the $$