Archive: 2018
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My dear, sweet brother-in-law suddenly died at the age of 50 from massive heart failure. His untimely death prompts me to share information about a simple, non-invasive, and inexpensive calcium test that may save your and your loved ones’ lives. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart failure, is the leading global cause of death, according to the American Heart Association. CVD accounts for more than 17.3 million deaths worldwide. And about one of every three deaths in the United States is attributable to CVD. Unfortunately, the CVD death rate is expected to grow significantly–to over 23.6 million–by the year 2030. An […]

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Hearing loss is commonly attributed to aging. We see lots of seniors wearing hearing aids and assume that is a fait accompli as we grow older. Recent research however reveals that elevated homocysteine – long associated with cardiovascular and neurological conditions – may also contribute to hearing loss. The Impact of Hearing Loss Do you know that hearing loss is one of the most common causes of disability? Hearing loss affects some 360 million people, according to the World Health Organization. In the United States hearing loss is twice as prevalent as diabetes or cancer, and about half of Americans […]