MEDICAL COMPASS

0 152
Increasing fiber may reduce risk By David Dunaief, M.D. Many patients say they have been diagnosed with diverticulitis, but this is a misnomer. Diverticulitis is actually...

0 228
Lowering your meat intake may reduce cataract risk By David Dunaief, M.D. Cataracts affect a substantial portion of the U.S. population. In fact, 24.4 million people...

0 330
High sodium’s impact extends beyond hypertension By David Dunaief, M.D. By now, most of us have been hit over the head with the fact that too...

0 433
Left untreated, high blood pressure has long-term health consequences By David Dunaief, M.D. We have focused a large amount of effort on the treatment and prevention...

0 391
Fiber has powerful effects on disease prevention and reversal By David Dunaief, M.D. Many people worry about getting enough protein, when they really should be concerned...

0 262
By David Dunaief, M.D. It is now the second week in January, and most of us have made a New Year’s resolution – or many...

0 506
Maintaining your mobility is crucial We have made great strides in reducing mortality from heart attacks. When we compare cardiovascular disease — heart disease and...

0 483
As many as 35 percent of heart attacks may present without chest pain By David Dunaief, M.D. Heart disease is the most common chronic disease in...

0 430
Fresh fruit and cinnamon may reduce risk By David Dunaief, M.D. What causes Type 2 diabetes? It would seem like an obvious answer: obesity, right? Well,...

0 412
Speedy diagnosis and treatment improves outcomes By David Dunaief, M.D. TIA (transient ischemic attack) is sometimes referred to as a “mini-stroke.” This is a disservice since...