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A weekly wellness podcast from Adventist Health. Bringing you stories, tools and tips that help you achieve your personal health and wellness goals. We’ll connect you with a panel of experts in medicine, exercise and nutrition and share stories from people who have made positive life changes and are LivingWell.

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A weekly wellness podcast from Adventist Health. Bringing you stories, tools and tips that help you achieve your personal health and wellness goals. We’ll connect you with a panel of experts in medicine, exercise and nutrition and share stories from people who have made positive life changes and are LivingWell.

    #58 - What do you know about heart failure?

    #58 - What do you know about heart failure?

    In this Episode CJ Anderson Chad Carr, MD During the conversation you’ll learn:
    What the term "heart failure" means. Types of heart failure and their causes. How heart failure is diagnosed and treated. How you can affect your risk for heart failure.

    • 19 min
    #58 - No pressure blood pressure solutions with Dr. David DeRose

    #58 - No pressure blood pressure solutions with Dr. David DeRose

     
    In this episode physician and research specialist Dr. David DeRose joins us for a conversation about blood pressure. Co-author of the book, “30 Days to Natural Blood Pressure Control: The ‘No Pressure’ Solution,” Dr. DeRose explains why blood pressure is a key health number to watch and shares tips for naturally achieving healthy blood pressure levels.
     
    During the conversation you’ll learn:
    Why the number for “healthy” blood pressure may be different if you achieve with medication verses lifestyle changes. Two categories of food that generally lead to increased or decreased blood pressure, depending on how much you eat of each. A quick trick to spot low sodium imposters.

    • 24 min
    #57 - What do you know about Afib?

    #57 - What do you know about Afib?

    Atrial Fibrillation (or AFib) is the most common form of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), affecting more than 2.7 million Americans. According to the American Heart Association, even though AFib double the risk of heart-related deaths and is associated with a 5-fold increased risk for stroke, many patients are unaware of the seriousness of this condition.

    • 13 min
    #56 - The Anti Cancer Diet

    #56 - The Anti Cancer Diet

    Cancer is the leading cause, after heart disease, of death in the United States. We all know someone who has cancer.
    People impacted by cancer often feel helpless. Sometimes doctors recommend radiation or chemotherapy or surgery that can help, but those affected by cancer can do something to fight back too.

    • 25 min
    #55 - Talking to your kids about marijuana

    #55 - Talking to your kids about marijuana

    As more states legalize marijuana, it can send mixed messages to children, many of whom grew up learning that pot is an illegal drug that’s bad for you. It’s important for parents or guardians to talk with their children about marijuana use and to answer their questions now that pot is for sale in stores across Oregon.

    • 22 min
    #54 - Turning New Year’s Resolutions into Successful Goals and Achievable Behaviors

    #54 - Turning New Year’s Resolutions into Successful Goals and Achievable Behaviors

    Casey helps people create plans a systems for organizing their busy lives. She’s passionate about helping clients develop a plan for making positive change, and using small attainable behaviors to develop positive habits. Who better to give us tips on how to set (and actually achieve) personal goals for the new year.

    • 14 min

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