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by 0 · March 24, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Hi everyone, I would greatly appreciate help on this topic as it is very personal and important to me. My father has HCM and has a mild build up of calcified plaques (Although the last scan was 8 years ago, he's going to re-test). He is... (more)

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Breefolk 0 · March 24, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Look into l-carnitine supplements. There are several case studies using this supplement along with dietary changes and there has been great improvement in patients with HCM.

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by 549 · November 18, 2012 at 12:48 PM

GMO tomatoe link Please read. Looking forward to the responses. Don't worry about it being a nightshade, for the purposes of my question just imaginge its spinach, or broccolli or something you'd eat without worry. (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 06, 2012 at 7:17 PM

GMO isn't scary by itself. Lots of people are trying to make GMO be a scary thing: from the envrionuts who go around dressed in HASMAT suits protesting all the way to reasonable bloggers. This is yet another area where context matters: why is... (more)

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by 549 · October 03, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Some say they are 'sugar bombs', some think they are natures gift, certainly they can be quite polarizing within this community. Here is an interesting article on the effects of an apple a day keeping the....(well you get it). In light of this... (more)

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Nix 0 · October 03, 2012 at 4:15 PM

I only eat apples in the fall. Mostly because I hate the taste of apple that didn't ripen naturally. I am hypoglycemic and tend to have elevated sugar levels if I eat an apple without protein or on an empty stomach. However, given that I only eat... (more)

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by 55 · August 24, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Is there a way to clean hardened plaque from teeth other than going to then dentist? I'm beyond the point where baking soda works.

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Natalya_S 0 · August 24, 2014 at 1:44 PM

I do it myself very often. I rub every single tooth with a small piece of the hard side of a dish sponge (unused of course) which I hold with tweezers, on the outside and the inside with extra attention on the creases... (more)

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by 305 · December 26, 2011 at 9:30 PM

My husband and I recently went in for a consult with a doc who we heard from local paleo loops was pro-paleo. Indeed, he had Cordain's book in the waiting room. After talking with him, I think his partner/son is the more paleo dude, but he was... (more)

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coprophagous 0 · December 26, 2011 at 9:30 PM

statins cause muscle damage. the heart is a muscle. yea good luck with that.

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by 5 · October 27, 2011 at 10:18 PM

hi all, I am wondering if anybody has any experience with aortic pulse wave velocity as a measurement used to access heart and vascular health? It is used to estimate how stiff your arteries without surgery or radiation. Would appreciate any... (more)

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by 5 · July 25, 2011 at 7:40 PM

I found the Heart Scan Blog recently, and I must confess that it interests me. However, I am unable to find out very much about the accompanying program without shelling out $80 or more. Now I'm not opposed to spending that money and indeed it... (more)

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Chris__2 0 · July 25, 2011 at 7:40 PM

Dr. Davis is working on a book that I believe is called "Wheat Belly". Maybe wait for that one and in the meantime pick up his "Track Your Plaque" Book, if you haven't already.

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by 3023 · May 16, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Around the time I started eating a paleo diet (including small amounts of dairy + a little sourdough rye bread and crackers some of the time) I started taking care of my gums regularly. I had bleeding gums for some 20 years and got my teeth... (more)

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Kelly_Stocks 0 · March 30, 2011 at 4:20 PM

Hi! My name is Kelly Stocks, I work for Smile.ly. We are currently working with GUM Soft-Picks, a tool that makes flossing more convenient and comfortable. GUM Soft-Picks have soft rubber bristles that easily remove food and plaque. They are... (more)

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by 411 · February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

I’m not sure what’s going on, but each of the last 3 mornings I woke with excessive plaque buildup on the inside of my bottom front teeth. During these same 3 nights I slept well from ~10p to ~2am, woke & tossed for a couple of hours, and... (more)

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Trace 0 · February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

I havent been able to sleep for aboit 2 weeks and I have excessive plaque which is why I am here as I was trying to find answers. So seems like the lack of sleep is what we have in common.