David Held

Wellness Warrior, The Dr. Oz Show
Blog Posts

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It has been 6 months since my quintuple bypass and the changes are amazing. For starters, the healthy eating habits have gotten easier, and the stretching pain in my chest lessens each week. I...

Added to Weight Loss, Heart Health, Fitness on Mon 07/12/2010

I cannot explain all the clinical terms or reasons for depression, but what I can do is explain what it did to me after bypass surgery. The first time I felt this weird feeling of isolation, I was...

Added to Heart Health, Depression, Wellness Warrior on Mon 05/24/2010

We all use and abuse them. We think of some great ones and their use is synonymous with life. I am talking about excuses! They are used so frequently that they become part of our daily living. It...

Added to Fitness, Wellness Warrior, Wellness on Mon 05/03/2010

After the initial healing period after an angioplasty or open heart surgery, your doctor may or may not prescribe cardiac rehab. It sounds worse than it is. Your initial visit is mainly questions...

Added to Heart Health, Fitness on Mon 04/19/2010

As I sit here and write this blog, I realize how important it is for people who have had or who are going to have open heart surgery to understand the aftercare. This care will start in the...

Added to Heart Health, Wellness Warrior, Wellness on Mon 04/12/2010

By keeping a food log, you can control what you eat and make the necessary changes to limit harmful foods, such as those high in fat, carbohydrates and sodium. To start your log, you must write...

Added to Nutrition, Diet, Heart Health on Wed 03/31/2010