Tag: age


"Can't I just take a pill to get my cholesterol down?" A middle aged man said this to me recently in the office.  He has cravings for double chocolate ice cream sundies 3-4 times a week.  He has known heart disease with a previous stent placed in one of his coronary ... Read More
January 16, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman



Your Heart’s Age

What is real health. If a person can exercise to a high level, does this mean their heart is healthy? Do any other factors play a role in true heart health? Some people think age plays a role in health. If a person is young then they must be healthy? Right? In ... Read More
October 26, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman


Health care costs are exploding.  Medicare costs are growning at a double digit rate. Our system is overtaxed.  We all know this.  We read about it in the newspaper nearly everyday. Because I pay for my own health insurance I see it in my pay stub.  This year I’m paying nearly $1200 a ... Read More
November 5, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman


Take a look at what you’re eating, smoking, and your activity level.
October 31, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman