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The Mediterranean Heart Diet: How It Works and How to Reap the Health Benefits, with Recipes to Get You Started
by Helen V. Fisher, et al


Fisher Books
Paperback - 240 pages
(June 19, 2001)
 
 


Book Description
All about the Mediterranean Diet, from guiding principles to specific recipes, for people who want to improve their health by improving their eating habits. Most people know that a Mediterranean-style diet is "good for them," but many lack the information that determines the diet's success. The... Read more

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Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease : The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery
by Dean Ornish


Ivy Books
Mass Market Paperback - 638 pages
Reprint edition (February 1996)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.4 out of 5 stars
 


From Book News, Inc.
Based upon conclusions from his own research study--namely that heart disease can often be halted or even reversed simply through appropriate changes in lifestyle--Ornish presents a simple but comprehensive program involving diet (recipes included), meditation, visualization, stress management, and... Read more

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The No Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook : Hundreds of Favorite Recipes Created to Combat Congestive Heart Failure and Dangerous Hypertension
by Donald A. Gazzaniga, Michael B. Fowler


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 416 pages
1 Ed edition (January 2001)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.9 out of 5 stars
 


M. Lee Witte
I keep hoping Dear Don I will open my computer and get an "It's here!" message about the book. Yesterday, my husband had his 5-month exam & he is doing very well. In August, we were hearing "transplant," and now after a quad bypass (the 5th artery being too small and tiny to work on) he got a MUGA... Read more

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Cholesterol Control Without Diet! : The Niacin Solution
by William B. Parsons


Lilac Pr
Hardcover - 231 pages
(October 1998)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.8 out of 5 stars
 


The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine (Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD, FRCP[C]
"I recommend this book for every physician and...every patient. Buy two books, one for your doctor and one for yourself..." Read more

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Control High Blood Pressure Without Drugs : A Complete Hypertension Handbook
by Robert L., Md Rowan, Constance Schrader (Contributor)


Fireside
Paperback - 366 pages
Rev&Updtd edition (May 2001)
 
 


Book Description
 

Now completely revised and updated, the proven hypertension treatment plan that reduces your reliance on potentially harmful medications

Hypertension is called the silent disease because it often gives no warning signs or symptoms. Its impact can be devastating: Both coronary heart disease and... Read more


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Reversing Hypertension : A Vital New Program to Prevent, Treat, and Reduce High Blood Pressure
by Julian, M.D. Whitaker


Warner Books
Paperback - 304 pages
(February 2001)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Book Description
It strikes one in four Americans without warning. It's the single major underlying cause of heart attacks and strokes. Left untreated, it gradually destroys the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys. To make matters worse, doctors often overmedicate patients with expensive and sometimes dangerous drugs.... Read more

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Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease : The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery
by Dean Ornish


Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 631 pages
Reprint edition (February 1992)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.4 out of 5 stars
 


From Book News, Inc.
Based upon conclusions from his own research study--namely that heart disease can often be halted or even reversed simply through appropriate changes in lifestyle--Ornish presents a simple but comprehensive program involving diet (recipes included), meditation, visualization, stress management, and... Read more

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The Cholesterol Myths : Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease
by Uffe Ravnskov


NewTrends Publishing, Inc.
Paperback - 320 pages
(October 1, 2000)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Ray H. Rosenman, MD--Former Director of Cardiovascular Research, SRI
Dr. Ravnskov has done a magnificent service. . . must reading for all interested persons, nutritionists and physicians. Read more

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The ABC's of Coronary Heart Disease
by James J. MacIejko


Sleeping Bear Press
Paperback - 160 pages
(February 2001)
 
 


 

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Healing from the Heart : A Leading Surgeon Combines Eastern and Western Traditions to Create the Medicine of the Future
by Mehmet Oz M.D., et al


Plume
Paperback - 224 pages
(October 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Amazon.com
Mehmet Oz is a Renaissance man of cardiac care, combining yoga, aromatherapy, hypnosis, energy healing, music therapy, acupuncture, and visual imagery into his surgery practice at the Complementary Care Unit of New York City's Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He's adamant that the relationship... Read more

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Walking in Divine Health
by Don, M.D. Colbert, Benny Hinn


Siloam Press
Paperback - 214 pages
(April 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.7 out of 5 stars
 


A reviewer, October 9, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
Great! Information on healing the body, mind, and spirit!
"Walking in Divine Health" By Dr. Donald Colbert

Dr. Donald Colbert is the most educated and experienced doctor Ihave ever know in the areas of spiritual, emotional, and physicalhealth. He saved my daughter and my life more than once, and we bothlove him. The book mentioned above is only one of... Read more

 


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Saving the Heart: The Battle to Conquer Coronary Disease
by Stephen Klaidman


Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 272 pages
1st edition (January 15, 2000)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.0 out of 5 stars
 


Publishers Weekly, November 15, 1999
Klaidman offers specific guidelines for coronary patients... Read more

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Healing Hypertension: A Revolutionary New Approach
by Samuel J., MD Mann


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 244 pages
(December 10, 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Amazon.com
"It is our hidden emotions, the emotions we do not feel, that lead to hypertension," writes Samuel J. Mann, M.D., physician/researcher and Associate Professor at the Hypertension Center at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. "Becoming aware of our hidden emotions and dealing with them can... Read more

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The Heart Disease Breakthrough: The 10-Step Program That Can Save Your Life
by Thomas Yannios M.D., Thomas A. Yannios


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 243 pages
1 edition (December 10, 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.3 out of 5 stars
 


From Kirkus Reviews
For those seriously concerned with preventing heart disease, this is your guide: detailed, current, strongly worded guidelines. Yannios, associate director of critical care and nutritional support at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y., isn't interested in cushioning the facts or the remedies in a... Read more

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Johns Hopkins Complete Guide to Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease
by Peter O. Kwiterovich


Prima Publishing
Paperback - 395 pages
(July 1998)
 
 


Amazon.com
Dr. Kwiterovich has seen things that are painful to even read about, things like young adults with orange protrusions the size of baseballs growing on their elbows because of super-high cholesterol levels. But from such experiences at the extremes, he has come to understand heart disease as few... Read more

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Confronting Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome
by Lyn Frederickson


Warner Books
Paperback - 182 pages
Reprint edition (August 1992)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.7 out of 5 stars
 


blson68, September 8, 2000 1 out of 5 stars
not worth the paper it is printed on
this book pokes fun at people with MVP and MVPS. the author spends too much time on her so called "neuroses" in people with MVP and MVPS. after reading this book i am convinced that the author wrote it only to convince people with MVP and MVPS that their physical condition is basically all... Read more

 


17.
 
Everything You Should Know about Chelation Therapy
by Morton Walker, Hitendra Shah (Contributor)


Keats Pub
Paperback - 250 pages
2 edition (August 1997)
 
 


 

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Bypassing Bypass : The New Technique of Chelation Therapy, a Non-Surgical Treatment for Improving Circulation and Slowing the Aging Process
by Elmer, M.D. Cranton, et al


Hampton Roads Pub Co
Paperback - 272 pages
2nd update edition (April 1990)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.8 out of 5 stars
 


Mr Thomas G. McPhee, February 12, 2001 1 out of 5 stars
Emmm- pseudoscientific piffle
I bought this book to give it a shot- Being trained in medicine one does tend to view these 'fringe therapies' with a distrust. But I thought I would approach it with an open mind.

I am sorry but the book just doesn't cut the mustard as far as scientific rigour goes.

There are reasons that these... Read more

 


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The Carbohydrate Addict's Healthy Heart Program : Break Your Carbo-Insulin Connection to Heart Disease
by Rachael F., Dr. Heller, et al


Ballantine Books (Trd)
Hardcover - 352 pages
(August 31, 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.4 out of 5 stars
 


Amazon.com
The authors acknowledge that this book is not for everybody. It is not for the healthy eater who may enjoy second helpings of pasta but isn't compulsive or excessive about eating carbs. It is for the true carbohydrate addict who intensely craves sweets and starches and has a hormonal imbalance that... Read more

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Success With Heart Failure : Help and Hope for Those With Congestive Heart Failure
by Marc A., Md. Silver


Perseus Pr
Paperback - 272 pages
(October 1998)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Ingram
Now available in a new and updated paperback edition, this book is a great guide for one of America's major health problems, and helps even more of five million Americans who suffer from it. Read more

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Stress Diet and Your Heart
by Dean M. D. Ornish


New American Library
Mass Market Paperback
Reissue edition (June 1991)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
 


Matthew J. Bayan, January 20, 2001 2 out of 5 stars
Low-Fat Diets Are Dangerous For 25% Of The Population
Right after a massive heart attack, my cardiologist put me on the Ornish Program. Yes, my total cholesterol dropped, but so did my HDL (good cholesterol). My LDL (bad cholesterol) increased. Most alarmingly, in less than a month, my triglycerides more than doubled! My cardiologist had no explanation... Read more

 


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Heal Your Heart : How You Can Prevent or Reverse Heart Disease
by K. Lance, Md. Gould


Rutgers Univ Press
Paperback - 272 pages
(September 2000)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


From Booklist
Gould writes well for both lay readers and his peers but does not see himself as a not-to-be-questioned authority, for "medicine is not the same as business," he says; "it is a mutual effort to improve life and survival." After several decades of practice, close familiarity with the medical... Read more

23.
 
The Heart of a Child : What Families Need to Know About Heart Disorders in Children (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
by Edward B. Clark (Editor), et al


Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Paperback - 352 pages
2nd edition (June 15, 2001)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.6 out of 5 stars
 


óLibrary Journal
"..While the severity of heart problems in children is not minimized, the authors emphasize that most conditions are now treatable. " Read more

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Mayo Clinic on High Blood Pressure
by Sheldon, MD Shep (Editor), Sheldon G. Sheps


Kensington Publishing Corp.
Paperback - 180 pages
1st edition (March 15, 1999)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
5.0 out of 5 stars
 


Ingram
The Mayo Clinic promotes lifestyle changes to reduce high blood pressure, helping readers make those changes by providing answers to questions on diet, exercise, and medication. Read more

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The Miracle Heart : The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Curing Heart Disease With Diet and Supplements
by Jean Carper


Harper Mass Market Paperbacks
Mass Market Paperback - 240 pages
(February 2000)
 
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.0 out of 5 stars
 


Nashville Banner on Miracle Cures
"A fascinating volume worth keeping close at hand....Carper provided scientific evidence, safety factors, descriptions of how each natural remedy, herb, or vitamin works, and plenty of other pertinent information to enable readers to draw their own conclusions." Read more

 

   

 



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