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Every 33 seconds, someone dies of heart disease. With one out of every 2.5 U.S. Deaths attributed to this disease, it claims more lives each year than cancer, AIDS and accidents combined. Despite the chilling numbers, developing heart disease isn't a forgone conclusion, With a comprehensive health plan, you can avoid becoming a statistic.
High blood pressure, high cholesterol and high homocysteine levels all increase your risk of heart disease. But did you know each one is within your control? It's true. It's never too late to place the odds in your favor. In Enhancing Heart Health, you'll learn what factors put you at risk-and how to avoid them.
Citing the latest research and the most current understanding of how the heart works, UCLA cardiologist Matthew Budoff, MD, makes the case for beating heart disease-even if you've already been diagnosed with it. From diet and helpful supplements to exercise and simple lifestyle changes, you'll learn how to take charge of your health and take care of your heart.
Matthew Budoff, MD, FACC, is an assistant professor of medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine and program director for the Division of Cardiology, as well as director of the Electron Beam CT Laboratory at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. He completed his undergraduate work at University of California, Riverside, and earned his medical degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Budoff's efforts to identify and modify risk factors for cardiovascular disease using electron beam CT have been extensively published. His Latest research focuses on the progression of atherosclerosis.
Enhancing Heart Health
Posted by Reviewer2251943 on Aug 24, 2008
Interesting read. Easy to read, written in laymans terms and explains complementary treatments for heart problems as well as the all important prevention of heart disease in the first place!
MD, FACC, Enhancing Heart Health, Preventing a Heart Attack
Posted by Reviewer1713870 on Aug 22, 2008
Not so Good
Posted by Reviewer3121855 on Aug 21, 2008
I have heart problems. This book explained alot that my doctor left out. I am using Kyolic -aged garlic extract-we will see how this works out.
Too early to rate
Posted by Reviewer2798027 on Jul 31, 2008
I haven't read, yet, but will rate at a later time