HEART HEALTH TIPS

 

How to Avoid Heart Surgery

How to Avoid Heart Surgery

5 Tips to Avoid the Operating Table...In some cases, there is little or no way for a person to avoid heart surgery or bypass surgery.  However, for most people, diet and lifestyle changes can ensure that you will never need these devices. Here are my five favorite...

Probiotics Substantially Lower Cardiovascular Risk

Probiotics Substantially Lower Cardiovascular Risk

Studies have shown probiotics substantially lower cardiovascular risk. The Human GI Tract The human GI tract is home to more than 100 trillion bacteria per person. Together this giant population is referred to as the gut microbiota, or gut microbiome. These organisms...

Berries May Slow Memory Loss

Berries May Slow Memory Loss

Study: Eating More Blueberries and Strawberries Is Linked to Better Brain Function With Age By Brenda Goodman, MA WebMD Health News Reviewed by Chauncey W. Crandall, MD Eating berries at least once a week may protect the brain from age-related memory loss, a large new...

10 Signs of Heart Health | Reducing Heart Disease

10 Signs of Heart Health | Reducing Heart Disease

In consultation with your doctor, you should establish and understand the following targets for shooting down heart disease. The numbers are important, but they will be much more useful if you understand the reasoning behind them. (If you don’t, talk with your doctor,...

Is it a HEART ATTACK or CARDIAC ARREST?

Is it a HEART ATTACK or CARDIAC ARREST?

Every day people suffer from heart attacks and cardiac arrest and most people simply don't know the difference. Here is a great article on the subject reposted from ACLS Medical Training Is it a HEART ATTACK or CARDIAC ARREST?...

5 Most Common Hereditary Heart Disorders

5 Most Common Hereditary Heart Disorders

Below you will find what I have identified to be the 5 most common hereditary heart disorders that I see in my practice. I will also go into how you may even be able to change your genes! 1. HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA (INHERITED HIGH CHOLESTEROL) For most people,...

NUTRITION AND DIET

 

Is Fasting Good for Your Health?

Is Fasting Good for Your Health?

Fasting, the practice of voluntarily going without food for a period of time, dates back centuries, and has often been performed as a religious or cultural ritual. However, people want to know: is fasting good for your health? For many years I have practiced...

How Wheat and Gluten Trigger Heart Disease, Weight Gain and More

How Wheat and Gluten Trigger Heart Disease, Weight Gain and More

Gluten-free is hot these days. There are books and websites, restaurants with gluten free menus, and grocery stores with hundreds of new gluten-free food products on the shelf. Is this a fad, or a reflection of response to a real problem? Yes, gluten is a real...

Dining Out – Eat Heart Smart

Dining Out – Eat Heart Smart

Dining Out - Eat Heart Smart The vast majority of Dr. Crandall‘s patients have one thing in common: They are overweight, love dining out and and eat more than they should. And actually, that’s a polite way to put it. In fact, in recent years the rate of obesity in...

Make Your Holidays Healthier

Make Your Holidays Healthier

Follow these steps throughout the winter holidays to ensure you don’t overburden your heart. Don't Overindulge During The Holidays Stick to your usual healthy eating pattern during the lead-up to the holidays. Remember, there will be plenty of parties between...

Gut Bacteria: Your ‘Minibrain’

Gut Bacteria: Your ‘Minibrain’

Now that our view of gut bacteria has changed, we’re also finding that these microbes can influence whether a person will be fat or thin. Gut bacteria act as a minibrain by producing a wide range of hormones. Because they contain neurotransmitters, they also...

Benefits of Seaweed In A Diet

Benefits of Seaweed In A Diet

Adding dried seaweed to manufactured and homemade foods is heart-healthy because of its high fiber content, as well as the wealth of antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals it offers, according to a new study in the Journal Phycologia. Seaweed Phycologia Journal...

BLOOD PRESSURE

 

Energy Drinks Spike Blood Pressure

Energy Drinks Spike Blood Pressure

You may know that coffee contains caffeine, which is a stimulant. You may also know that over time, people who consume coffee drinks and energy drinks tend to have higher blood pressure than those who don’t. Caffeine is the main reason why energy drinks are so popular...

Ultrasound Lowers Blood Pressure

Ultrasound Lowers Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is one of the most difficult medical conditions to control. Although it’s very common — 1 in 3 Americans have it — one-third of those who do have it cannot control their pressure with less than four medications. A team of Japanese researchers may...

Vitamin C Lowers Blood Pressure

Vitamin C Lowers Blood Pressure

I’ve long been a believer in the heart-healthy benefits of vitamin C, which helps lower the type of chronic inflammation that leads to heart disease. It is also a powerful antioxidant that helps the heart function better. But there is now evidence that vitamin C can...

CoQ10 Lowers Blood Pressure

CoQ10 Lowers Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for both heart attacks and strokes, and so managing it is of critical importance. People with high blood pressure tend to have lower levels of CoQ10. For an article published in the Journal of Hypertension, experts from the...

Top Doc Hails Blood Pressure Study Questioning US Guidelines

Top Doc Hails Blood Pressure Study Questioning US Guidelines

One of the nation’s top cardiac experts is hailing a new major scientific study confirming that, when it comes to high blood pressure, lower is better. Renowned cardiologist Chauncey Crandall, M.D., tells Newsmax Health he hopes the new findings will reverse the trend...

How You Can Stop Taking Blood Pressure Meds

How You Can Stop Taking Blood Pressure Meds

While blood pressure medications are necessary in some cases, you can beat high blood pressure in the same way you beat heart disease — by changing the way you eat, move (or don’t move!), and handle stress. First, get your diet under control. When it comes to fighting...

MEDIA EVENTS

 

Dr. Chauncey Crandall | Dr Oz Show | 2017

Dr. Chauncey Crandall | Dr Oz Show | 2017

Dr. Chauncey Crandall went to New York for the taping of the Dr. Oz show segment called Faitful Fridays. Dr. Chauncey Crandall, Dr. Harley Rotbart and Dr. Joyce Oleszek share their story about a former patients that defy scientific explanation.  ...

Simple Heart Cure | Dr Chauncey Crandall | Pat Roberson

Simple Heart Cure | Dr Chauncey Crandall | Pat Roberson

Author and medical doctor Chauncey Crandall shares about his latest book, "The Simple Heart Cure" with Pat Robertson. At the age of 48, Dr Chauncey Crandall discovered he was in the beginning of a massive heart attack and ended up on the operating table with what he...

The Simple Heart Cure | Benny Hinn

The Simple Heart Cure | Benny Hinn

Dr. Chauncey Crandall and Paster Benny Hinn talk about the book The Simple Heart Cure, Dr. Crandall's Cardiology practice and how he weaves his faith into his practice. Paster Benny Hinn Welcomes Dr Chauncey Crandall Pastor Benny welcomes Chauncey Crandall, M.D. to...