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Reversing Heart Disease

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer on

Reversing Heart Disease Heart disease is the number one killer of American men and women, but it doesn't have to be. Positive diet and lifestyle changes can prevent and even reverse the progression of heart disease. We examine the steps you can take to keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke and other serious cardiovascular conditions.


Mark Hyman, M.D.
Family physician and four-time New York Times bestselling author dedicated to identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illnesses through an approach known as 'functional medicine.'

Mark Nelson, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C.
Certified in cardiology and internal medicine, Dr. Nelson is a health coach and business coach at Take Shape for Life.

Stephen Clarke, M.S.
Cardiac rehabilitation therapist and exercise physiologist with Ellis Medicine in Schenectady, N.Y.

Ellie Wilson, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
Registered dietitian and senior nutritionist for Price Chopper/Golub Corporation in Schenectady, N.Y.

Related Resources

• The American Heart Association seeks to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents information on heart disease, including what you can do to prevent a heart attack.

• The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research offers valuable information on heart disease symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests, treatments, prevention and support.

• The Federal Government Source for Women's Health Information answers frequently-asked questions about heart disease, particularly as it pertains to women.

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