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Heart Disease : What Your Doctor Won't Tell You (2ND): Murphree, Rodger H., II: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Heart Disease : What Your Doctor Won't Tell You (2ND)
Heart Disease : What Your Doctor Won't Tell You (2ND)
Published Date : 2008/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780972893831

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: G65524000
Academic Level: Extracurricular
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Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       7  (4)
    Health Care or Disease Care?                   11 (12)
    Dangerous Drugs                                23 (14)
    What You Must Know About Heart Surgery         37 (18)
    The Amazing Cardiovascular System              55 (6)
    Coronary Artery Disease                        61 (6)
    Bringing Down Your Blood Pressure              67 (12)
    Cholesterol Myths and Facts                    79 (12)
    Medical Myths of Statin Drugs                  91 (14)
    Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments      105(20)
    What Really Causes Heart Disease?              125(8)
    Reliable Markers for Heart Disease             133(10)
    Myths and Truths About Your Diet               143(14)
    Chelation Therapy and Heavy-Metal Toxicity     157(8)
    Putting It All Together                        165(4)
Appendix                                           169(22)
Index                                              191
 

Almost one million Americans die each year from cardiovascular related illnesses. This number accounts for 41% of all deaths in the US each year. In fact, cardiovascular disease claims as many lives as the next eight leading causes of death combined, including cancer, accidents and AIDS. And, despite an aggressive campaign launched by the American Heart Association to counter the epidemic of heart disease, one person dies from it every 33 seconds. For nearly four decades, we have relied on medical myths to guide us in our attempts to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease. We have been told to reduce our cholesterol, saturated fat intake, and to take lipid-lowering medications. This book examines these myths and gives readers the facts to make better choices and live longer lives free of heart disease.