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Heart Attack, Heart Surgery and your Glutathione Levels

Heart Attack

Similar to glutathione’s protective role in a stroke, when there is adequate GSH within the cells, the damage from a heart attack is  402 more words

Ninety percent of people would rather die than change

Most health issues are not caused by factors beyond our control. The most brilliant minds in medical research have concluded that they cannot fix our problems for us. 516 more words


A Year Ago Today

A year ago today, 23 August 2013,

this is what I looked like at about 500AM at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George.  A few of the following pictures might be considered “icky” by some, but they’re all beautiful and wonderful to me. 345 more words


Risks and Complications of Heart Surgery

By. Jennifer Heisler, RN

Company: About.com

Original Article: http://surgery.about.com/od/beforesurgery/a/OpenHeartSurgeryComplications.htm

Every open heart surgery presents the risk of complications specific to the procedure being performed, in addition to the  550 more words

West Oaks Urgent Care

Mini-Thoracotomy AVR with previous Bilateral IMA's

After acquiring a significant amount of experience with redo sternotomy surgery and redo minimally invasive MV surgery, I decided to embark on redo minimally invasive Aortic Valve surgery. 265 more words

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Surgery Without Cracking the Chest - See How It Is Done and Why

If anyone recommended 20 many years in the past that a triple coronary bypass could be executed by means of a very small chest incision AND without halting the coronary heart, most cardiac surgeons would have laughed their heads off and dismissed this idea as insane… 493 more words

Learning from Mistakes - Do We Ever?

I recently had a conversation with an old family friend who, about four months back, had a quadruple bypass.

For those who don’t know, a quadruple bypass has to do with the unclogging of  four major coronary arteries that lead to your heart – clogged arteries can come from just too much wear and tear on your body, from lack of exercise and unhealthy eating, mostly. 383 more words