CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘heart attack’ Category


Women, and Black Men and Women, Wait Longer at the ER for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Heart Attack.

Sexism and bigotry in the emergency room. Sexism and bigotry are still alive and well in medicine. I have experienced this often during my 40 years in medicine. Women are considered hysterical to the medical man (and some women) which[...]
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“Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble….”

Some of my patients were no longer diabetic when they were taken off their statin. Click to view the full JAMA Article » When I started practicing medicine, I realized that there were many medical problems and patient symptoms which[...]
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An Interview with Cardiologist Dr. Michael Twyman, MD

Three tests to help identify your risk level for heart disease, strokes, and heart attacks. Dr. Michael Twyman is a Board-Certified Cardiologist who has now become a preventive Cardiologist, a specialist who tests you and helps you learn and understand[...]
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Nitric Oxide – and the Benefits it can Bring to Your Heart

There is a supplement that can dramatically improve your cardiovascular system This week we are discussing an interesting article written by Dr. Edwin Lee which was published in Alternative Therapies, Vol. 22 no. 52. Dr. Lee conducted a pilot study[...]
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The Dark Side of Statins

The Statin Drug - How It Works, And Why It Is Used? Once again, this week we are talking about the statin drug and how it works, why it is used, and the science behind it. Dr. Maupin has always[...]
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Arimidex Can help Create a Youthful Hormone Balance in Men

Why do men need estrogen to be healthy? As we age heart attacks are a more real probability for many of us. Especially since we are now learning so much about the way that women experience heart attacks that we[...]
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Statins: Should You Use Them?

Can Taking Statins Prevent a Heart Attack? When Statin drugs were first prescribed, they were prescribed for those people who had already had a first heart attack in the hopes of preventing a second event. The thinking was that Statin[...]
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Erectile Dysfunction And Heart Attacks

Do you know that ED is a symptom of Heart Attacks and Strokes? ED, or Erectile Dysfunction, has become a household word, ever since the drugs Viagra, Cialis and Levitra were approved by the FDA as a treatment, but the[...]
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Testosterone Replacement Headlines: Can They Be Trusted?

This week, Brett Newcomb and I are once again examining the news media and the way that they present information about medical research and medical progress, often through misleading headlines. Last month, Dr. Andrew Kates—a cardiologist at Washington University—published an[...]
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Does Testosterone Replacement Cause Heart Attacks in Men?

Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss concerns being brought to light as a result of recent studies by the US Veterans' Hospital that asks the question, "Does Testosterone Replacement Cause Heart Attacks in men?" One of my patients recently[...]
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