Reversing Heart Disease Now wow

Reversing Heart Disease Now…Wow

Let me tell you a little story of my little year and half old boy. It was raining and my wife is almost ready to deliver again , so where else to go… the science centre. I literally think about ways to improve and change the field of cardiac rehabilitation and heart attack and stroke prevention all the time, but this time was with my family.
This was my first time in the new science centre and I was impressed. My little guy has some words that sometimes we just don’t teach. When we took him into the dome theatre where he could see the stars, suns, and planets move all around, every few seconds “wowwwwwwww” would come out of his mouth. He was impressed as were we with his impressive vocabulary.

I just sat down last week with a marketing expert, and she asked me, what do I do? I was struggling with it for a bit but now I have my answer. We wow people when it comes to their heart health. We stop heart attacks and strokes and help people in reversing heart disease.

Reversing heart disease is fun and we all think we have the best job in the world. It is wonderful to see the changes we make in peoples lives. Now a day, people have access to an abundant of information on the web and we as healthcare professionals have to accept people being Sherlock Holmes. Why not? It is your heart.
We have a responsibility to be objective in all findings. We are up to date on the latest information and are really here to help you in reversing heart disease. Because this is our passion and we absolutely love what we do and we will continue to wow you with reversing heart disease.
As always, we are here to answer any questions that you may about reversing heart disease.

To you heart health success,
Diamond Fernandes

Can Calcium Supplements cause Heart Attacks

Can Calcium Supplements cause Heart Attacks?


Calcium supplements are often taken to strengthen bones especially in the case of osteoporosis. However these calcium supplements should be taken with caution.


The fact of the matter is that calcium supplements should be taken with caution due to the latest research out of Germany. If you are taking calcium supplements you may wish to start to get your calcium from dietary sources versus taking supplements. The advice now given is that if you are deficient in calcium and you are not able to get enough calcium from food sources you want to start off with a maximum of 500mg.


So why do we need to be cautious with Calcium Supplements?
The researchers in Germany looked at the association between calcium intake and incidents of heart attack, strokes and deaths from cardiovascular disease over a period of 11 years. The researchers used data from 23,980 people, aged 35 to 64 years old.


This was a large prospective cohort study following more than 23,000 German adults over 11 years showed that those regularly taking only calcium supplements were at a higher risk of heart attack compared with those not taking supplements.


Now the key to this is that this study does not prove calcium supplements cause heart attacks but it does show an association. That is why it should be taken with caution. Subjects could be older, smoking, not eating well, or not exercising.  However, in saying that usually when people are taking supplements they want to be healthier, therefore more likely to be leading a heart healthy lifestyle of daily activity and great nutrition.


In saying that last comment, many times I know that when people are doing healthy choices we psychologically say it is ok to make poor ones. Perfect example, is that I have patients who can’t break the smoking habit yet, however are exercising regularly and eating well. Or patients who exercise daily therefore eat poorly. The point is the key to living long is to be healthy most of the time.


There is no such thing as diets in my head. Those are short term projects. Do your best to lead a healthy lifestyle with being active, choosing healthy foods, and keeping good stress management practices and you will be a success at preventing and reversing heart disease.


Once again this study does not prove it. So therefore, it always best to get your required daily intake of calcium from natural whole foods.  More research is coming and I will keep you up today.


As always, we are here to help you be a success at preventing and reversing heart disease. As we know at times, doctors lack the time and attention, and we are here to answer your questions regarding your heart health.



To your heart health success,


Diamond Fernandes



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