Main Content

Dr. Crandall’s Heart Health Blog

Opioids and Stroke Risk: A Growing Concern

As the abuse of injected heroin and other addictive opioids continues to spread across the United States, heart experts are sounding the alarm about an escalating danger: strokes resulting from infections contracted through the use of contamina...

Read more

Tips for your post heart attack appointment

The initial post-heart attack doctor visit is essential for your recovery and overall heart health.

During this visit, you will receive crucial information that will set the tone for your healing process and the steps you need to take to lea...

Read more

Vitamin D can help early onset Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 27 million people in the United States have Type 2 diabetes.

A recent study published in the journal Cell shed light on the potential of vitamin D to slow down the onset of di...

Read more

Try these 3 things when eating out

Is it unhealthy to dine out?
The vast majority of my patients have one thing in common: they are overweight. And actually, that’s a polite way to put it. In fact, in recent years the rate of obesity in this country has skyrocketed.

As a r...

Read more

Egg Whites Lower Blood Pressure

If you’re already eating egg whites to reduce the risk of heart disease, you’re probably lowering your blood pressure as well.

Researchers from Clemson University found that a peptide — a chemical compound containing two or more am...

Read more

Genetics and Heart Disease

Is Heart Disease Genetic?

Genetics plays a role in heart disease. For example, specific genetic conditions, such as familial hypercholesterolemia, result in very high counts of LDL, the “bad” cholesterol. Two scientists, Michael Brown an...

Read more

Skip to content