Let’s Talk Heart to Heart

Today I want to talk to you heart to heart.  This a subject close to my heart.  My father died of a heart attack at the age of 64 and had open heart surgery when he was 51.  Many of his 9 brothers and sisters died prematurely from some form of cardiovascular disease from heart attacks, strokes or aneurysms.  This is one of many reasons I am a health advocate. Did you know 1 out of every 3 deaths in the US is caused by some form of cardiovascular disease? The AHA (American Heart Association) also estimates that an average of 92.1 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or… Read More

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Have You Ever Thought About Doing a 23 and Me Test?

Have you ever thought about doing a 23 and Me test?  Many people have done them so they could learn more about their own genes. What is the benefit to this?  Well, it can help you be proactive in potentially preventing a gene from becoming active and you developing a disease.   It is believed that the reason you develop a disease or medical condition is 25% due to your genes and the rest is due to your lifestyle and environmental exposures.   What this means is, you have the ability to impact your DNA.  Knowing more about your genes can help you to make better choices that can impact… Read More

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