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
"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 ...
January 16, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman
Life is complex. Often times it is mysterious. Sometimes things look fine on the outside but deeper troubles lurk beneath the surface. The unexpected death of Tim Russert is a good example of how something can be “more than meets the eye.” On the outside Tim’s health seemed OK. According ...
June 20, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman
Fitness is an obsession with people in America. We run, bike, and do a host of activities. All with the idea of getting into shape. We want our muscle to be in shape, and even our hearts. Yet being in shape doesn’t fit into just one package. We can be ...
February 11, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman
A spring cleaning of the heart- its something we all need. Although it’s not spring yet, we can all find value in cleaning out our hearts now and then. What do I mean by this. It seems that life tends to clutter our hearts. We hold onto things we shouldn’t hold ...
January 14, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman
Take a look at what you’re eating, smoking, and your activity level.
October 31, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman
Freedom is a great blessing. Most Americans believe deeply in the concept of freedom, and while to Bill of Rights guarantees certain freedoms- the vast majority of American’s still find themselves imprisoned. What do I mean by this? What I mean is that although a great many people assume they are ...
October 3, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman