Anxiety can shock the system. It can pummel and paralyze us. It’s all too easy to feel angry or frustrated when life doesn’t go the direction we want it to go. My take on the root cause of anxiety is just this: we want life to be how we want it. ...
August 24, 2022Dr.Kirk Laman
Our hearts have layers and layers of anguish. When something in life troubles us, often we hold onto it. These negative feelings and experiences accumulate like rust in our hearts. All of us have these layers of struggle and pain. The good news is that you can break through the layers ...
July 12, 2022Dr.Kirk Laman
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
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
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
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
Our heart holds the key. It holds the key to health, particularly emotional and psychological health. Our heart also knows the answers to what we need. Many people have written about this phenomenon- that the heart has a great intelligence.
March 31, 2010Dr.Kirk Laman