What Medications are Bad for Your Liver?

Many medications – doctor prescribed prescriptions as well as herbal, over-the-counter medications and street drugs – are poisonous or toxic to the liver. You may be surprised to learn, for example,  that aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol), black cohosh, Augmentin,...
Treat Sleep Apnea

Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that demands accurate clinical diagnosis and proper treatment. Literally speaking, sleep apnea translates to stopping breathing during sleep The prevalence is about 15% in men, and 5% in women Risk factors for sleep apnea...

What Keeps the Heart Beating? Heart Health 101

Welcome to The College of Heart Health – Heart Health 101 What muscle contracts 4300 times an hour; 104,000 times a day; over 37 million times a year and 3 billion times in a 78-year lifespan? The heart of course! This is Dr. Jim for Be Healthy! Be Happy! The heart is...

How does the Heart Work? Heart Health 101.

Think of the circulatory system as a complex distribution center. This is Dr. Jim for Be Healthy! Be Happy! College of Heart Health – Heart Health 101. If you stretched all the blood vessels in the body – arteries, veins and capillaries end to end, how long would that...