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Dr Aseem Malhotra is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, UK and visiting Professor of Evidence Based Medicine, Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, Brazil. He is a founding member of Action on Sugar and has led work highlighting the harm caused by excess sugar consumption in the United Kingdom, particularly its role […]

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October 28, 2019

Reversing Heart Disease, Dr Aseem Malhotra, Consultant Cardiologist

What is Dilated Cardiomyopathy? Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common type of Cardiomyopathy, affecting both the lower and the upper chambers of the heart. It is often a genetic condition, meaning that it is caused by a mutation in one or more genes that can be passed throughout families. How is living with Dilated […]

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October 17, 2019

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Author: Dr Alberto Pertusa. Consultant Psychiatrist. Harley Stree. London. Website: https://psychiatristlondon.co.uk People who come to see me in order to seek help for their anxiety often ask whether medication is necessary to alleviate the anxiety that does not seem to have responded to basic interventions such as talking therapy or other interventions like mindfulness or exercise. When […]

Health

September 27, 2019

Anxiety, can it be Treated Without Medication?

Yoga has finally been proven by scientific research to improve clinical outcomes after myocardial infarction, to decrease symptoms in heart failure and improve quality of life. The following abstract was presented in the last European Society of Cardiology Congress, August 2019, and was chosen the ‘Abstract of the day’!   ESC Congress News 2019 – […]

Cardiolody, Exercise, Health

September 25, 2019

Does yoga with breathing exercises improve outcomes after STEMI?

Clear and convincing clinical evidence has established that living with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) saves patients’ lives. In a 1999 landmark trial comparing the ICD to anti-arrhythmic drugs, the “ICD remains superior in prolonging survival after life-threatening arrhythmia.” Concomitantly, psychosocial research on the ICD has shown that living with the device as a treatment for […]

Cardiolody, Cardiovascular Disease, Health, Psychology, Stress, Yoga Therapy

July 29, 2019

Psychosocial and Cardiac Outcomes of Yoga for ICD Patients