The Two Most Delicious Ways to Boost Your Heart and Arterial Health

When Hippocrates wrote, “Let food be thy medicine,” he may have been referring to dark chocolate and cinnamon. Both have such powerful cardiovascular benefits that the BaleDoneen Method actually prescribes them (in small amounts) as part of our evidence-based approach to the prevention of heart attacks, strokes and type 2 diabetes. As we tell our patients, “Not all medicines are …

Optimal Medical Care as Effective as Stents and Bypasses for Preventing Heart Attacks

Common invasive heart procedures, such as stents and bypass surgery, are no better for preventing heart attacks and death in people with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) than medications and lifestyle improvements, according to a large, federally funded clinical trial that has been hailed as one of the most important studies in cardiology. The findings could transform medical practice, spare …