Tag: Heart Health



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



Rain for the Heart

  Human beings worry. They fret over the changes and happenings of life, Money woes, illness, separation and divorce- our hearts struggle with these difficulties. When hearts struggle they can become sick. It is a well known medical fact that stress produces heart disease. Notice I said produces. As doctors we no ... Read More
October 13, 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 hearts can be disfigured. They can be troubled and tormented. Our hearts can be squeezed and distressed emotionally and psychologically to such a degree that finally they begin to whither under the strain. They crack or even break. The experience of having a “Broken Heart” is real. Losing a loved one, struggling ... Read More
April 14, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman


Your heart knows.  It knows what you need to be healthy, wealthy, and wise.  The trouble is most of us rarely listen to our hearts.  We’re too busy.  We go here.  We run there.  We look everywhere for the answers, but we ignore our real intelligence. Did you know that your ... Read More
March 30, 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


  Do you have difficulty with letting go?  I know I do at times.  I get one thing in my head and have difficulty gettting past the thoughts. Thoughts can be problematic.  They can keep us locked in a vicious cycle of endless rumination. Our heart’s can also become locked in one thing.  We ... Read More
February 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 ... Read More
February 11, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman


Are you experiencing the effects of the recession?  If you haven’t noticed its been in the news everywhere.  A recession is brewing!  The real estate market is in shambles.  Many people have been laid off of their jobs. A recent MSN report suggests that the economy has really been heading south ... Read More
January 30, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman



Purity of Heart

Our hearts get clouded. They fill up with sticky, troublesome feelings and images. You know what I’m talking about. We’ve all experienced those negative emotions- anger, fear, sadness, grief, frustration, anxiety, depression, and many others. Swirling emotions veil us.  They create a wall that keeps us from feeling the way we want ... Read More
January 16, 2008Dr.Kirk Laman