Tag: diet


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


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


"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


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 ... Read More
June 20, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman


Our steps are important.  Where we choose to go does make a difference.  Just look at what happened to Eliot Spitzer the Former Governor of New York these past two weeks:  http://extra.msn.com/news.aspx?GT1=34122 Talk about taking the wrong steps.  Have you thought about where you’ve been stepping lately? I have.  As often happens ... Read More
March 15, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman


Life has causes and effects.  What we do matters, particularly when it comes to our health care.  Recently, I had a patient who saw me in the office with significant risk factors for heart disease.  He was a diabetic and his blood sugars were very out of control. I had to ... Read More
October 26, 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 ... Read More
October 3, 2007Dr.Kirk Laman