Heart Disease Videos

Coronary artery disease (or heart disease) is now one of the┬áleading causes of death for both women and men in America. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn goes against the grain when it comes to the prevention and treatment of it, though. He argues that it’s a “foodborne illness”. What does he mean by that? Simply that what you eat could be the most important factor that determines if you will develop this devestating condition. He believes that diet is the vital missing ingredient in the treatment and prevention of heart disese. Want to avoid it naturally? Go ahead, watch this surprising video above.

Michael Miller, M.D., out of the University of Maryland Medical Center has somewhat of a different view than Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. He believes that your family history is one of the biggest factors that determine how likely you are to develop heart disease. Watch the video above to see his take.

 

The above video is from a Google+ Hangout covering heart disease. Featuring a number of experts from the American Heart Association, as well as the Baylor Health Care System, they come together to try and dispel many misconceptions that people have about heart disease, cholesterol, blood pressure and triglyceride levels. Are you doomed to develop heart disease? Does your family history really play that big of a role? Can you prevent it from happening? Are symptoms basically the same in both women and men? Watch the video to find out these answers and more.