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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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.