Study Finds Bacteria Linked to Potential Dangerous Heart Problem

By Tucson Functional Medicine on February 28, 2022 0 Comments

A study finds that common bacteria that cause ulcers may also be responsible for irregular heart rhythm, known as atrial fibrillation (AF). Dr. Annibale Montenero, lead researcher and chairman of Multimedia General Hospital’s Cardiology Department and Arrhythmia Center, has discovered a strong link between the bacteria helicobacter pylori and an increased risk of developing atrial … Continue Reading


Prevent a Heart Attack: KNOW YOUR RATIO?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on February 21, 2022 0 Comments

The published evidence is quite clear in documenting that the actual total cholesterol level is not the most critical risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We need to be concerned about the ratio between the level of HDL-“good” cholesterol and total cholesterol. Therefore, in adults, the HDL-“good” cholesterol/total cholesterol ratio should be higher than 0.24 (divide your HDL level by your … Continue Reading


Two Effective Strategies for Sound Sleep

By Tucson Functional Medicine on February 14, 2022 0 Comments

Here are two powerful techniques to help anyone who has insomnia. I have personally found them effective. 1:The 4-7-8 breathing technique The 4-7-8 breathing technique, also known as “relaxing breath,” involves: Breathing in for 4 seconds through your nose. Holding the breath for 7 seconds. Exhaling through your mouth for 8 seconds. This breathing pattern aims … Continue Reading