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Integrative Cardiology

Integrative CardiologyBy Drs. Mao Shing Ni, D.O.M. & Yu-Ming Ni, M.D.

Heart disease remains the number one killer in the U.S.—claiming about 655,000 Americans each year. The focus on heart health should be year-round and not just merely once a year during Heart Health month. To the horror of family members of 18.6 million victims in 2019, heart disease is also the world’s number one killer.

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While technology and innovations have saved lives—more than 600,000 angioplasty are performed each year in the U.S.,  More...

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Balance & Restore: Stress

Balance & Restore: StressBy Dr. Mao, L.Ac., D.O.M., Ph.D, Dipl. C.H., ABAAP

Stress-induced emotions are exhausting and consume huge amounts of energy. Talking with a friend or a relative, joining a support group, or seeing a psychotherapist can help diffuse the toxic effects of stress. Relaxation therapies like meditation, self-hypnosis, yoga, and tai chi—even taking a walk—are effective tools for reducing stress. More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: I have terrible sleep. What can I do that will help?

A: Try eating more grains at dinner because carbohydrates make people feel sleepy. A glass of warm milk is another good snooze snack because milk is rich in tryptophan which can help people sleep better. Alternatively, try eating a cup of plain yogurt an hour before going to bed.

Walking is the perfect gentle exercise, and it is so simple that nearly everyone can do it. Walking is great for improving mood, decreasing stress, reducing the risk of chronic disease, improving bowel habits, boosting immunity, sleeping better, and can even help us live longer. We only eliminate about 30% of the toxins we ingest through defecation, urination, and perspiration, the remainder of the toxins that we expel are respiratory… another our walking is such a great exercise for us to embrace.  More...


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