Stop Inflammation Now!

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Penguin, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 298 pages
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An innovative cardiologist reveals the twelve main causes of heart attack and stroke, and presents his breakthrough plan to restore heart health.

In this groundbreaking book, nuclear cardiologist and research scientist Dr. Richard M. Fleming exposes the devastating impact of arterial inflammation on the heart and what can be done to douse the fire within. Arterial inflammation triggers a dangerous chain reaction, wreaking havoc throughout the body. Dr. Fleming's action plan explains which tests your doctor should be performing to assess heart disease risk and tells why an angiogram is not always an accurate indicator of heart health. He also reveals a complete picture of the twelve causes of inflammation and how to defeat them.

Dr. Fleming's unique two-step program restores balance within the body through simple diet and lifestyle changes that can begin to yield measurable results in as little as two weeks. The plan not only prevents further damage to the heart but can also restore blood flow and reverse heart disease's progress-all without surgery or prescription drug dependence. The book includes detailed menus and more than fifty easy-to-prepare recipes for every meal of the day.

 

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Stop Inflammation Now!: A Step-By-Step Plan to Prevent, Treat, and Reverse Inflammation-The Leadingcause of Heart Disease and Related Conditions

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Nuclear cardiologist Fleming (director, Fleming Heart & Health Inst., Omaha, NE) believes that inflammation is the root cause of heart attack and stroke and contributes to numerous other diseases ... Read full review

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Since the release of this book, little additional scientific evidence has been added to the literature. This book REMAINS the #1 scientific explanation of why chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, hypertension .... continues to plague Americans and people around the world. More importantly, it defines what you can and should do about it. 

Contents

A New Understanding of Heart Disease
1
Cholesterol and Triglycerides
22
The Truth About Gaining Weight
44
How Exercise Improves Health
61
Homocysteine and Antioxidants
77
Growth Factors Fibrinogen and Lipoprotein al
93
Protect Your Arteries
119
O Phase 1 of the Fleming STOP INFLAMMATION NOWI Program
134
J Phase 2 of the Fleming STOP INFLAMMATION NOWI Program
161
D The Risks of HighProtein Diets
171
Index of Recipes
247
Index
291
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About the author (2005)

David Dyergrew up in a coastal town in NSW, Australia, and graduated as dux of his high school in 1984. After commencing a degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Sydney, he soon decided it was not for him.

David went on to train as a ship's officer at the Australian Maritime College, travelling Australia and the world in a wide range of merchant ships. He graduated from the college with distinction and was awarded a number of prizes, including the Company of Master Mariners Award for highest overall achievement in the course. He then returned to the University of Sydney to complete a combined degree in Arts and Law. David was awarded the Frank Albert Prize for first place in Music I, High Distinctions in all English courses and First Class Honours in Law. From the mid-1990s until early 2000s David worked as a litigation lawyer in Sydney, and then in London at a legal practice whose parent firm represented the Titanic's owners back in 1912. In 2002 David returned to Australia and obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of New England, and commenced teaching English at Kambala, a school for girls in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

David has had a life-long obsession with the Titanic and has become an expert on the subject. In 2009 he was awarded a Commonwealth Government scholarship to write The Midni

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