Category: Philosophical


Healing the emotion illness- the other illness of the heart is more challenging. And what about the spiritual illness?
January 14, 2011Dr.Kirk Laman


The Mediterranean Diet has been shown to be extremely beneficial in preventing heart disease. The Nurses Health Study showed that following a Mediterranean Diet could dramatically reduce a woman's chances of having heart disease.
August 29, 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


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 ... Read More
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


Our hearts need nourishment. They need to receive the proper ingredients for becoming well. We need to follow the proper diet but we also need to give ourselves what we need emotionally and spiritually.
April 13, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman


Even when the inevitable is staring us in the face, loved ones have trouble letting go. It's normal. It's natural to think someone will live forever, should live forever. But they don't. Everyone dies. Our health care system needs to address this question- "When should ... Read More
April 6, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman


Are you looking for peace in a work gone crazy?  Sometimes it feels like there's no hope.  Life seems to be spiraling out of control.  Our own lives can seem that way. Most of what people want comes down to a sense of peace in their lives.  They may define it ... Read More
March 29, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman


I see many people with heart disease. Sometimes its hard for me to understand how they let themselves get to the condition they are in. But then I see my own frailties. I see at times my lack of will power.
March 23, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman