Blocking inflammation protects the heart – (03-15-01)

Anti–TNF Therapy With Etanercept in Advanced Heart Failure

While I am wholeheartedly against blocking the action of such a powerful messenger within the body such as tumor necrosis factor, this article does promote a very interesting point–reducing inflammatory mediators can improve the function of the heart. How many cardiologist are familiar with anti-inflammatory natural therapies and lifestyle approaches? Sadly, the number is far too few.

Circulation — Abstracts: Bozkurt et al. 103 (8): 1044

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.