ISBN 9780804110389,Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease

Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease


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Publication Year 1995

ISBN 9780804110389

ISBN-10 0804110387


Number of Pages 672 Pages
Language (English)

Public health & preventive medicine

Surgery and medication assist in slowing the progression of or treating a disease. On the other hand, Dr. Ornish's program is designed to actually reverse the damage. Dr. Dean Ornish is the first physician to provide scientific evidence that making certain lifestyle changes can help prevent and even reverse heart disease. This book revolves around his scientific study, which has yielded stunning results for several years. Those who were a part of this research study decreased or gave up their medication, felt happier, their chest pain vanished, and experienced weight loss while eating more. Through the course of Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven To Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs Or Surgery, Ornish guides the readers into his program, Opening Your Heart, which will help them move beyond just the physical aspects of health care, touching on the spiritual, psychological, and emotional facets as well. These factors are key to healing, inspiring the readers to open their heart to a better, longer, and happier life. Ornish tells the readers that if they consume high-quality food, packed with nutrients, follow a vegan diet, and exercise regularly, they would be able to reverse heart disease and unclog their arteries. He also emphasizes on stress management techniques, meditation and yoga for the same reason. The Opening Your Heart program outlined in Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven To Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs Or Surgery is gaining approval rapidly from health insurers across America. About Dean Ornish Dean Ornish is an author and physician. Ornish has written Love and Survival: The Scientific Basis for the Healing Power of Intimacy, Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal, and The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program To Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight and Gain Health. Ornish was born on 16th July, 1953, in Dallas, Texas. He completed his schooling from Hillcrest High School and went on to pursue his Bachelor's of Arts degree from the University of Texas, Austin, in Humanities. He then attended the Baylor College of Medicine, where he obtained his M.D. He then served at Harvard Medical School as a Clinical Fellow of Medicine. Ornish is a strong proponent of lifestyle-driven methods for controlling coronary artery disease (CAD) and other chronic ailments. Ornish is on the board of directors of the J. Craig Venter Institute and the San Francisco Food Bank.