Unclog Your Arteries : Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke and Live a Longer, Healthier Life

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  • Copyright: 2009-04-10
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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This is a book about what everyone wants to know--how to keep those precious channels as clear as possible for the rest of your life. There is now evidence that clogged arteries are reversible.

Author Biography

PROF IAN HAMILTON CRAIG draws on his own experience of treating hundreds of patients who he believes have lived longer and healthier lives.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 5
Introductionp. 10
List of acronyms and common termsp. 12
Of Arteries and Coronaries
What is Clogging of the Arteries?p. 16
Plaques in the Arteriesp. 23
What Causes Clogging?p. 26
Getting Your Arteries Checked Outp. 31
Heart Attackp. 37
Risk Factors for Heart Attack and Strokep. 44
Measuring Your Risk of Heart Attack and Strokep. 50
All About Blood Fats
Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Lipoproteinsp. 58
Good and Bad Cholesterolp. 63
Blood Fat Levels in Adults and Childrenp. 71
High Blood Fat Levels-Acquired or Inherited?p. 77
Testing Your Blood Cholesterol Levelp. 88
Balancing the Body's Cholesterolp. 91
You Are Your Arteries
Food Fat: The Factsp. 98
Something Fishyp. 106
Health Supplementsp. 112
The Effects of Alcoholp. 120
For the Love of Coffeep. 126
Controlling Those Carbsp. 130
Flab is Not Fabp. 135
Blood Glucose Disordersp. 141
Prohibited and Forbidden: Cigarettesp. 147
The Fitness Factorp. 152
Coming Clean with Prof Ian
The SAFE Programp. 162
A Seven Step Plan to Clear Arteriesp. 171
How Low Do You Go?p. 177
Success Stories from My Casebookp. 182
The Magic of Modern Medicine
Medication-Oldies But Goodiesp. 198
Statins: The Magic Bulletsp. 204
The Latest and Greatest Medicationsp. 215
Lowering Triglyceride Levels with Drugsp. 222
Tablets Only Work if You Take Themp. 229
Surgery and Mechanical Uncloggingp. 237
Targeted Groups
Unclogging Women's Arteriesp. 244
Unclogging Children's Arteriesp. 248
Unclogging Arteries in the Elderlyp. 251
Unclogging Arteries after Heart Attack or Surgeryp. 256
Low-Chol Cuisine
Changing Old Habitsp. 263
Breakfastp. 265
Nibblesp. 269
Vegetable Dishesp. 272
Soupsp. 276
Main Coursesp. 281
Puddings and Dessertsp. 289
Appendixp. 292
Referencesp. 300
Indexp. 301
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