Dr. Kahn fights for your health every week with his unique brand of eastern and western medicine focusing on wellness of mind, body and spirit. Each month he will interview a Health Hero and how their journey can help you find wellness, discuss with a leader in heart disease how to reverse heart disease, talk to leaders in the food movement for health, and review the science that can take you to a new level. He is known internationally as the heart doctor not afraid to take on the giants and expose lies, follies, and confusion so you know the path to feeling better, looking better, and living better.
Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Vital Sign
Why is it important to be fit snd strong? This week, Dr.Kahn discusses what cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is snd why it matters so much. He then described 4 ways to measure your CRF at home. Set a goal to increase your CRF in 2021 on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.
Plastics: Messing With Your Hormones
You are eating well, sleeping, and working out but you can’t drop that last 20 pounds. Could it be plastics in your life and in your body? This week, Dr. Kahn reviews the role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (xenoestrogens) on health and disease. Strategies to avoid them are reviewed. Living a low plastic life is essential. Learn more on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.
Heartbeat: The Rhythm of Life
The heart beats about 100,000 times a day in an organized pattern called sinus rhythm. Often, there are premature or ectopic beats that can be distressing. Dr. Kahn discusses ectopic heartbeats, palpitations, and natural therapies he uses at the Kahn Center are discussed on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.
The Most Important Heart Study Of 2020
The science of COVID-19 dominated 2020, but there were essential heart studies too. The most important one is being ignored, the Ischemia Trial. Dr. Kahn closes out 2020 by discussing what you should know about the trial. He stresses the power of a second opinion consult, something he performs regularly at the Kahn Center. Wishing you a Happy New Year from Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio!
Exciting New Options For Lowering Your Cholesterol
Happy holidays! 2020 is drawing to a close with hopeful advances in cholesterol control. Dr. Kahn reviews brand new data on a cholesterol drug about to be approved by the FDA. He also discusses the other options when medications are needed. Inclisiran is the latest addition to the choices for achieving safe and low cholesterol on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.
A View Inside: CIMT Ultrasound
How do you know if your arteries are progressing in a youthful pattern or are aging at an accelerated rate? The heart calcium CT scan is important once but involves radiation. This week Dr. Kahn discusses how he uses a special digital ultrasound of the carotid arteries (CIMT) at the Kahn Center. Cases of age reversal are presented. You can track your plaque safely. Learn more on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.