HEART HEALTH TIPS

 

Is Belly Fat Dangerous?

Is Belly Fat Dangerous?

Why Abdominal Fat Is Dangerous Some doctors will offer a lot of fancy explanations for what causes metabolic syndrome. But there’s no need for all that. I’m going to give you the straightest answer possible: Metabolic syndrome occurs in people who are overweight. In...

Winning The Fight Against Diabetes

Winning The Fight Against Diabetes

There is an epidemic of obesity in America, and I see the signs in my office every day. But what  many people don’t understand is that excess girth is not only uncomfortable, it also translates to a huge rise in diabetes, which, in turn, goes hand-in-hand with higher...

Safe, Cheap Way to Lower Cholesterol

Safe, Cheap Way to Lower Cholesterol

If you’re looking for a safe, effective, and cheap way to lower cholesterol, look no further than Niacin*. I’ve been using vitamin B3 — also called niacin or nicotinic acid — to lower cholesterol in patients for years. Unlike statin drugs, which mainly reduce LDL...

Don’t Discard the EKG!

Don’t Discard the EKG!

The electrocardiogram, or EKG, is one of the most common tests performed during routine physicals. The doctor places electrodes on your chest and receives a ribbon of paper showing the electrical tracings of your heart. But a government panel recently made the...

Bad Sleep Raises Heart Disease Risk

Bad Sleep Raises Heart Disease Risk

According to a new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, disrupted sleep patterns, such as those that occur during shift work, increase the risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes, three conditions that are major contributors to...

Metabolic Syndrome Diet

Metabolic Syndrome Diet

Five Steps for Beating Metabolic Syndrome The good news is that a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome — while an indication of a serious health problem — is in no way an irreparable condition.  With the proper lifestyle changes and getting on the metabolic syndrome diet,...

NUTRITION AND DIET

 

Healthy Breakfasts For You!

Healthy Breakfasts For You!

The Importance of Breakfast On Your Day  Eat Daily. The importance of breakfast was highlighted in a recent survey of 2,959 members of the National Weight Control Registry (a group of more than 5,000 people who have lost a minimum of 30 pounds and kept them off for at...

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...

BLOOD PRESSURE

 

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...

Does Exercise Lower Blood Pressure? Yes!

Does Exercise Lower Blood Pressure? Yes!

Does Exercise Lower Blood Pressure? Exercise is Essential To Lower Blood Pressure...You may be wondering...Does Exercise Lower Blood Pressure? If you have high blood pressure, just regular moderate exercise will sharply decrease your risk of dying from cardiovascular...

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...

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...

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...