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Life Extension Magazine

December 2003

On The Cover  
Life Extension Magazine December 2003

You Don't Have to Die of a Heart Attack

Although heart disease kills more Americans than any other disease, the latest research confirms that a scientific program of blood testing, supplements, exercise, and nutrition can dramatically lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

 
Reports  

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Vital to a Longer, Healthier Life

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Vital to a Longer, Healthier Life

While the heart-healthy benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well established, the explosion of new research reveal that obtaining adequate DHA and EPA helps to improve fetal brain development, reduce blood pressure, alleviate melancholy, suppress inflammatory reactions, and lower Alzheimer’s disease risk.

Ending Heart Disease: An Interview with Jeremiah Stamler, M.D.

Ending Heart Disease: An Interview with Jeremiah Stamler, M.D.

Renowned cardiovascular disease expert Jeremiah Stamler, M.D., discusses how to prevent heart disease.

Natural Agents Effective in Treating Congestive Heart Failure

Natural Agents Effective in Treating Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure affects tens of millions of people worldwide, but lifestyle changes and natural agents can alleviate the symptoms of this condition and greatly improve patient’s quality of life.

High Homocysteine Raises Risk of Stroke, Dementia

High Homocysteine Raises Risk of Stroke, Dementia

Elevated plasma homocysteine is a strong risk factor for stroke and dementia: Learn how supplementing with folic acid and B vitamins protects against oxidant stress and helps maintain normal vascular and neuronal function.

Silibinin: The Herbal Extract that Protects the Liver

Silibinin: The Herbal Extract that Protects the Liver

Research suggests that silibinin detoxifies and protects the liver, the body’s main filtration system, while also guarding against free radical damage and reducing inflammation.

Departments  

As We See It

As We See ItA rebellion is taking place within the medical establishment, as physician-scientists realize that doctors are failing to translate research discoveries into lifesaving therapies.

In The News

In The NewsOmega-3 fatty acids reduce mortality risk and heart disease patients; adverse side effects from medication are common; and more.

Profile

ProfileAnne and Charles Reinwald each fought to beat cancer. Their struggle inspired Charles to found the Cancer Cure Coalition dedicated to finding and promoting new cancer treatments.

Q & A

Q & AIntermittent claudication and ginkgo, NaPCA and dry skin herbs to treat tachycardia, acetyl-L-carntiine and Peyronie’s disease.

Journal Abstracts 

Heart disease, Silymarin, Omega - 3 fatty acids and Homocysteine

 

 

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