Tag: lifestyle medicine

Plant-Based Treatment for Angina

“Plant-Based Treatment for Angina” The Dean Ornish program that led to the improvement in arterial function and dramatic drop in angina attacks is not just about putting people on a plant-based diet. It also involves recommendations for moderate exercise, stress management, and we know exercise alone can improve endothelial function. So how do we know…

By Ewald Bahringer October 6, 2019 46

Evidence-Based Eating

“Evidence-Based Eating” In the 1940s and 50s, the American Medical Association was not only saying that smoking—in moderation—was not a problem, but that on balance, smoking may even be beneficial. After all, most physicians themselves smoked; so, how bad could it be? With the American Medical Association saying this, where could you turn back then…

By Ewald Bahringer October 1, 2019 55

Alzheimer’s and Atherosclerosis of the Brain

“Alzheimer’s and Atherosclerosis of the Brain” In 1901, Auguste was taken to an insane asylum in Frankfurt Germany by her husband. She was described as a delusional, forgetful, disoriented woman who “could not carry out her homemaking duties.” She was seen by a Dr. Alzheimer, and was to become the case that made his a…

By Ewald Bahringer September 26, 2019 0

Turning the Clock Back 14 Years

“Turning the Clock Back 14 Years” In 1903, Thomas Edison predicted that the doctor of the future would give no medicine, but would instead instruct their patient in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. A hundred and one years later, the American College of Lifestyle…

By Ewald Bahringer September 26, 2019 32