Hearts can be broken. We all know this. Most of us have had our heart broken by a relationship that has fallen apart. Our hearts can be broken by illness. If a person’s physical heart is damaged, it also affects them emotionally and psychologically. We ...
July 25, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Modern life is filled with stress. Lifting our heart can be a way to reduce damaging stress. Lifting means opening and expanding. You can indeed lift your heart with these simple steps.
July 18, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
An old saying used to be, "No one ever died of a broken heart." Now medical science has proven this to be untrue. You can indeed suffer a serious heart problem because of a broken heart. In fact, a broken heart can be lethal! In the last 10 years medical research ...
June 8, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
What motivates you? I know what motivates me. And sometimes its easy to be motivated to make changes in your health lifestyle. Other times it is difficult. What am I talking about? I'm talking about doing the things your body needs to be healthy. Why is it so difficult to make ...
June 1, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Vertigo. A spinning sensation has been troubling me for 3 weeks. I woke up in the middle of the night and it was like someone had placed me on a merry-go-round. I had an acute viral vestibulitis. My inner ear had become inflamed, and it was affecting my balance. I couldn't ...
May 16, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Laughter can be good for your heart health. Medical studies show it can even prevent a heart attack. If you haven't laughed in a while consider checking out Chris Rock's movie, "Death at a Funeral."
May 9, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
A viral vertigo struck me this week. It made me think about how life can be an incredible learning experience.
May 2, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Hearts are made to soar. They are destined to fly. Do you know what I mean? A few years ago, I saw woman in my cardiology practice (identity changed but a true story) who was caught in an incredible rut. Fear dominated her life. She was afraid to move past what ...
April 28, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Patience is a virtue. We've all heard this phrase. Many people say it in response to some difficulty or troubling event. But patience is more than just a virtue, it is a powerful medicinal for healing the heart.
April 25, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Sugar is bad for your heart health. Ah, this should come as no surprise. We've all been told this. But a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA 2010;303:1490-1497.) confirms what we all knew deep down. Sugar isn't good for you. A lot of sugar is very bad ...
April 22, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman