Experiences with alternative treatments

Discuss your experiences with alternative treatments.


Coffee and heart health

  • By harleycussy · New reply March 12, 2009
  • 6 replies
  • I was told that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day is now a good idea for women. Is this an accurate statement? Thanks, harleycussy ...


  • By HeatherJ · New reply March 8, 2009
  • 4 replies
  • Has anyone seen the advertisement with Lou Downs regarding a book that a nobel prize winner wrote on natural treatments for various diseases, one being heart disease? I was considering ordering it to ...

May You Be Blessed

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply March 4, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • Virtual therapy for the Soul: http://www.mayyoubeblessedmovie.com ...

Arm still hurts after Angiogram

  • By angelk · New reply February 9, 2009
  • 1 reply
  • Hi everyone, I just need to know if there is anyone else out there that is having or has had the same problem I am having? I had my first Angiogram last Monday the 2nd. It has been a week almost and I ...

A Moment of Calm

  • By Ecksunbeam · Posted February 8, 2009
  • 0 replies
  • http://www.beliefnet.com/Health/1999/12/ A-Moment-Of-Calm.aspx?WT.mc_id=NL44 ...

Vitamins and Supplements for the Heart 101

  • By Ecksunbeam · Posted January 18, 2009
  • 0 replies
  • http://www.webmd.com/diet/vitamins-suppl ements-8/supplementing-your-heart-health -omega-3-plant-sterols ...

Acupuncture, anyone?

  • By RDP · New reply January 16, 2009
  • 7 replies
  • Hi, All, I'm interested in hearing personal stories about acupuncture as a treatment for various heart-related conditions, both mind and body-related. What's been your experience? thanks, Roni ...

Omega 3's and Your Health

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply January 12, 2009
  • 1 reply
  • http://www.thirdage.com/nutrition/omega- 3s-your-health?utm_medium=email&utm_sour ce=nl_health-wellness_20090109&utm_campa ign=thirdage ...

Niacin and Good Cholesterol

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply January 11, 2009
  • 9 replies
  • Nov. 13, 2000 | Health and Medicine Statin and niacin treatment reduces risk of heart attack by 70 percent, can reverse arterial buildup Walter Neary wneary@u.washington.edu NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 13) -- Treatment ...


  • By HeatherJ · New reply January 1, 2009
  • 14 replies
  • I've been doing alot of reading lately on different treatments for heart disease. Some health experts are saying to take magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamin c, vitamin e, which are good for your heart ...

Ribose Supplements

  • By RickiT · New reply December 12, 2008
  • 7 replies
  • I am now taking Ribose 3x daily, 5 grms and some days it makes me feel great, other days I can hardly feel it. Does anyone else have experience with this supplement ...

Ribose and other supplements

  • By RickiT · New reply December 10, 2008
  • 1 reply
  • I wanted to know if anyone has tried this recipe for energy which I was given. It is Ribose, 5 grms. 3x daily; L-Carnitine and Magnesium. If they have, has it worked. Like so many supplements these are ...


  • By jcopel05 · New reply December 4, 2008
  • 49 replies
  • I recently started EECP treatment,first week was quite intense.I experienced more angina going into the second week & had to stop.Was told by the technician that this was normal,so I started back on Monday,have ...

Music To Your Heart

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply November 17, 2008
  • 1 reply
  • http://www.thirdage.com/heart-health/mus ic-to-your-heart?utm_medium=email&utm_so urce=nl_health-wellness_20081117&utm_cam paign=thirdage ...

Anyone had any information about glutathione and coronary inflammation?

  • By goingstrong · Posted November 15, 2008
  • 0 replies
  • Wondering if anyone out there has any reliable info on glutathione and the inflammatory aspect of CAD? I've read that it's acting as an antioxidant and is helpful with many inflammatory diseases i.e ...

Update on Milk Thistle

  • By arizona1 · New reply November 14, 2008
  • 8 replies
  • We discussed this awhile back. It's a different view on the use of milk thistle. Milk thistle, friend or foe? True or False? 1) Milk Thistle protects the liver. 2) The liver needs protecting. 3) Up to ...

Cardiac Yoga

  • By WomenHeart · New reply November 9, 2008
  • 13 replies
  • **Originally posted by user WomenHeart 06/01/2005 : 12:57:46 ** Hi,I'm a cardiac yoga instructor. Cardiac yoga, and yoga in general, has been proven to reduce and often reverse symptoms of cardio-vascular ...

Mindfullness Stress Reduction and Healing

  • By Ecksunbeam · Posted November 9, 2008
  • 0 replies
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZEy3Liz3 ks ...

How Vitamin D Protects Your Heart

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply November 2, 2008
  • 5 replies
  • http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articl es/archive/2005/12/13/how-vitamin-d-prot ects-your-heart.aspx ...

Home Massage With Partner (Instruction Videos)

  • By Ecksunbeam · New reply November 1, 2008
  • 1 reply
  • http://www.expertvillage.com/video-serie s/182_swedish-massage-video.htm http://www.metacafe.com/watch/286630/onl ine_massage_techniques ...

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