Did you know there is a common factor that contributes to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s and premature aging? That factor is inflammation, and a growing number of studies suggest that inflammation can trigger these serious health issues, and more. Did you also know that treatment for inflammation can be found in your kitchen? […]
Drs. Ainat Beniaminovitz and Judy C. Y. Lin role-play a conversation between a doctor and her patient discussing the role of various cardiac risk factors including genetics, diet and exercise and how they can be lessened for better health.
As women, we are twice as likely to die of heart disease as of breast cancer. Yet we get annual mammograms faithfully but we rarely get heart check-ups or do preventative maintenance for heart health. This is due in part to the misperception that woman do not get heart disease, especially before menopause. The hormone […]
By Dr. Ainat Beniaminovitz, MD, FACC In our daily practice we are often confronted with the task of “cracking the black box”. Patients present without symptoms of heart disease but are troubled with the thought that a close and seemingly healthy relative had a heart attack at a young age. It is smart to be […]