Cardiovascular Health

Effects of stroke: Emotional effects

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Your stroke can affect you physically and emotionally.  Changes after your stroke may be mild or severe. Changes may be brief or long-lasting. This depends on the area of your brain affected by the stroke and how extensive the damage is. Emotional changes You may have emotional changes if the stroke damaged parts of your brain that control behavior. These changes may also be caused by your body’s reaction to the stroke. Talk with your doctor if your emotional changes become severe or if they don’t go away. You may find help by talking with a counselor or psychotherapist. Changes...

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Oxygen Therapy Spurs Recovery in Some Stroke Patients

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Cardiovascular Health, Medical Rewind

Study found certain survivors gained lost skills months, years after their attack Researchers in Israel report that they harnessed the same type of therapy that helps scuba divers recover from the bends to spur recovery in stroke survivors. The treatment, known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, involves closing the patient in a room with higher-than-normal air pressure, then delivering oxygen to rejuvenate damaged brain cells, called neurons. Oxygen levels in the body are increased tenfold with this therapy, the researchers said. The 59 patients in the study showed differing levels of recovery,...

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Medical Rewind – Monday, November 19th

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in Cardiovascular Health, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

If you missed this week’s Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell,  be sure to go to to listen to the show replay. Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are: Get ready to learn things not traditionally taught to medical doctors! Strokes and stroke recovery. A very close family member of Dr. Buttar’s is recovering from a recent episode. Yes. It’s emotional; but it is also a teaching and learning opportunity. What is the difference between an ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke? What is...

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Perception of stress on health tied to real heart attack risk

Posted on Jul 10, 2013 in Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Disease, Environment, Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

It’s the thought that counts for how much stress harms our health, research suggests. Researchers in the U.K. started following 7,268 civil servants when they were 50 years old and tracked new cases of heart disease for 18 years. “We looked to see what the perceived effect of stress was on the health to the individuals in the study,” said Eric Brunner of the department of epidemiology and public health at University College London. “It seems to be a big risk if you feel your health is being messed up by stress and either you do nothing about it or you simply try to...

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Ultimate Guide to Natural Health

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 in Autism, Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Disease, Health & Wellness, Health Optimization, Heavy Metals, News

12 Globally Recognized Leaders In Natural Health Are Asking Tough Questions And Challenging The Current Healthcare System This is for people who want to take control of their health Grandparents who want to enjoy healthy years of independent living, you don’t want to miss this: Parents who want a better quality of life for their children, you don’t want to miss this: Get the one most pressing question about your health answered here and...

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How Heartbreak Affects Your Health

Posted on Oct 23, 2012 in Cardiovascular Health, Health & Wellness

Be sure to listen to Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid Buttar and Robert Scott Bell as they discuss the article below in detail.   Listen to the Monday, October 22nd show. FIND OUT THE FACTS!!!       LISTEN TO MEDICAL REWIND!!!   How Heartbreak Affects Your Health Hormones The second he said adios, your adrenal glands started churning out the hormones cortisol and adrenaline, the costars of the body’s fight-or-flight stress response. Depending on how bad the breakup was, your stress hormones are anywhere from simmering to skyrocketing (a reaction that, like all of...

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