Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn-logo

Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn

Health & Wellness Podcasts >

Dr. Kahn fights for your health every week with his unique brand of eastern and western medicine focusing on wellness of mind, body and spirit. Each month he will interview a Health Hero and how their journey can help you find wellness, discuss with a leader in heart disease how to reverse heart disease, talk to leaders in the food movement for health, and review the science that can take you to a new level. He is known internationally as the heart doctor not afraid to take on the giants and expose lies, follies, and confusion so you know the path to feeling better, looking better, and living better.

Dr. Kahn fights for your health every week with his unique brand of eastern and western medicine focusing on wellness of mind, body and spirit. Each month he will interview a Health Hero and how their journey can help you find wellness, discuss with a leader in heart disease how to reverse heart disease, talk to leaders in the food movement for health, and review the science that can take you to a new level. He is known internationally as the heart doctor not afraid to take on the giants and expose lies, follies, and confusion so you know the path to feeling better, looking better, and living better.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Dr. Kahn fights for your health every week with his unique brand of eastern and western medicine focusing on wellness of mind, body and spirit. Each month he will interview a Health Hero and how their journey can help you find wellness, discuss with a leader in heart disease how to reverse heart disease, talk to leaders in the food movement for health, and review the science that can take you to a new level. He is known internationally as the heart doctor not afraid to take on the giants and expose lies, follies, and confusion so you know the path to feeling better, looking better, and living better.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Top 10 Prevention Tips

3/22/2019
More
The new ACC/AHA guidelines made headlines worldwide for 1 of 10 recommendations: Less use of 81mg aspirin. But what of the other 9 topics? This week Dr. Kahn reviews all 10 topics and why a lifelong effort to avoid heart disease is the key step. You will learn about diet, fitness, not smoking and other goals on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:23:23

Meet Dr. Russell Jaffe

3/15/2019
More
When the opportunity to interview one of the leaders in integrative and holistic medicine came up, Dr. Jaffe, Dr. Kahn packed his recorder and met in Philadelphia at a meeting they both were speaking at. Dr. Jaffe is a hero from his training at the NIH, to his research, to his establishing one of the best labs (www.elisaACT.com) and supplement companies (www.perque.com) worldwide. They talk about physical training, markers of aging, and his program for longevity. You will want to check out...

Duration:00:31:25

Speaking Cardiology: The Words That Matter

3/8/2019
More
Learning a few words of a foreign language can make a huge difference meeting new people or when traveling. Speaking a few words of medical, particularly heart medical, can make a big difference in your health. This week we dive into angina, edema, congestive heart failure, dyspnea and other important terms. The better you learn the language, the safer you will be on medical visits on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:23:36

Heart Bones and Cancer Bones

3/1/2019
More
It may not be fair to have to deal with both cancer and heart issues but it is common. Indeed, there is now a specialty called cardio-oncology that focuses on the best heart and cancer outcome. This is due in part to the frequency of heart disease and also some of the toxicity of cancer agents and treatments. The role of the heart doctor in cancer care is growing and discussed on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:19:45

Fit For Life: Push Up Your Health

2/22/2019
More
Do you need fitness equipment that costs thousands of dollars? It is nice if you have all of that but new data says the old fashioned push up can be one of the best ways to assess your health and perhaps one of the best exercises. This week we look at new data on fitness, pushups, exercising, and long and healthy lives. You will benefit from refocusing in 2019 on pushing your fitness up and up on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:22:22

Celebrating a Heart Hero and Be Your Own Heart Hero

2/15/2019
More
Heart Month is about red hearts and valentines but it is also about getting real with the risks of heart disease. No-one knows that more than Victoria Dupuy after her 46 year old husband Dean died suddenly without warning of heart issues. She set up a charitable foundation to teach others to get checked early, before tragic events happen. Now, major medical groups are embracing that message. Be your own heart for your health and your family. Test not guess this week and learn about these new...

Duration:00:22:15

Using Aged Garlic for a Young Heart

2/8/2019
More
Food chemistry is fascinating and practical. One of the most exciting examples is both the biochemistry of how garlic can be healthy and an actual therapy of some very important conditions. On this edition of Heart Doc VIP we discuss scientific studies showing aged garlic, a preparation that concentrates the antioxidant power of garlic, for heart, arthritis, and even gum disease. Dr. Kahn's advice, reach for the garlic in any form you can find.

Duration:00:22:15

Oh Canada: Friends to the North Speak Out

2/1/2019
More
2019 is proving early on to be providing important guidelines and advice on eating for optimal health and an optimal planet. This week the risks of fried food and the benefits of whole foods are discussed. The key new topic is the 2019 Food Guidelines from Canada just released and providing a very balance view of how to feed your family to avoid chronic disease like diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer. The Canadians include a comment on alcohol intake. Have a listen

Duration:00:20:47

Eight Pillars of Support for Plant Diets

1/25/2019
More
How do you pick a diet for yourself? Your family? Your business? Dr. Kahn is required to advise his patients on health based on the strongest evidence to prevent and reverse disease. It has to be a recommendation that promotes healthspan and possibly lifespan. This week, 8 Pillars of Support for a Plant Diet are presented. No other dietary pattern exists with the same support. Listen for more on this edition of Hear Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:21:13

Fighting Early Heart Disease with the PESA Study

1/18/2019
More
The PESA study in Madrid is publishing some of the most interesting findings on how common silent artery disease is, who has it, how to detect it and what causes it. On this edition of Heart Doc VIP Dr. Kahn dives into the PESA data with a look at studies in 2015, 2017 and just this week. The new data confirms the importance of striving for 7-8 hours of sleep each night. It is a heart preventive habit.

Duration:00:20:11

Stand Up for Your Health

1/11/2019
More
It is January and everyone is focused on a new commitment to health. How about Standuary? Taking 10-15 minutes and hour, or 5 mins every half hour, and get up, stand, move, shake, walk? It's called NEAT and Dr. Kahn talks about it this week. If you want to advance to a new level, consider a standing desk at home and in your office. They are sturdy and support optimal health. The science is reviewed for you to consider on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:21:21

The Best Diets 2019: US News and World Report Listing

1/4/2019
More
This is one of Dr. Kahn's favorite discussions: who made the list, who got bruised and beaten and what are the differences? This annual tradition from the US News and World Report was just published. Who was on the panel? How did they evaluate the contenders? Which diets came in last? Which came in the top of their classes? For heart disease? Diabetes? Overall? Take a short and sweet listen on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:20:09

The Top 10 Diet Advances of 2018

12/28/2018
More
Thank you for listening to this pea cast, we made it through 2018! I am grateful for the opportunity to treat and teach the detection and reversal of heart disease emphasizing longevity and optimal health. This final edition of 2018 reviews the top 10 scientific studies you should use to plant your health for 2019, one spoon and fork at a time. Wishing you a healthy and joyful 2019.

Duration:00:22:03

Sunshine on My Shoulder

12/21/2018
More
From the beaches of Miami, a discussion of Dr. Kahn's recent trip to the largest anti-aging meeting of the year. What did he learn? And the health benefits of sunshine. Do you know what the sun does for us? Find out on this edition of Hear Doc VIP on Empower Radio. Happy New Year!

Duration:00:20:57

Meditate for a Better Brain

12/14/2018
More
Do you have just 12 minutes a day to dedicate to your brain? Know anyone starting to have memory loss who might spend 12 minutes a day? New research on an ancient practice called the Kirtan, Kriya or KK from the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation in Tucson, Arizona had been published. This a tool you can learn quickly and use daily for your health. Dr. Kahn has been using it for years. Teach it to others. Learn more on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:23:16

How to Not AGE: Advanced Glycation End-Products

12/7/2018
More
Sweetness is good quality in humans and a bad trait in hour red blood cells. This week we discuss the process of advanced glycation end-products or AGEs, a chemical reaction that literally AGEs you, your skin, your arteries, your nerves and your brain. How do we develop AGEs? From two pathways, one related to blood sugar and one to the method of cooking. Learn more from this pea cast and share a 5 stare review on iTunes.

Duration:00:22:20

TMAO: The Hottest Molecule to Know

11/30/2018
More
Ever heard of TMAO? Have you had your blood level measured? You can at the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity and it is an important advance in heart evaluation and care. This edition we talk in depth about TMAO, how it forms, how it can be lowered, and the fishy business of fish as a source of TMAO. Plants rule the health world once again on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

Duration:00:19:38

Should You Be Thankful for Vitamin D and Omega-3?

11/23/2018
More
So many overeat over the Thanksgiving Day weekend but can you eat too much and still be deficient in some vital nutrients? Can you be low in vitamin D and omega-3, not found in turkey or stuffing? Will you be healthier if you supplement routinely with vitamins like D3 and omega-3? There are a number of huge studies on this topic just published that we will review and translate as to what that means for you. We review REDUCE-It, VITAL and Seafood studies on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on...

Duration:00:21:57

What to Do With Elevated Cholesterol Levels?

11/16/2018
More
On this edition of Heart Doc VIP, a discussion of new guidelines from the recent American Heart Association annual meeting is the focus. The key hot topics are 1. Do we treat patients over age 75? 2. Do we use only high dose medications or can we personalize therapy? 3. Is there a role for medications other than "statins"? What is the role of coronary artery calcium CT scans? And as a bonus, new data from Japan on ezetimibe is news to know. Share this with friends and your doctor.

Duration:00:24:04

Senolytic Agents: Can We Live Longer With Anti-Aging Supplements?

11/9/2018
More
A new word for you to use: senolytic agents, also called senotherapeutics. Agents that prevent senility. This area of integrative research is a very active focus as aging is the number one cause of disease and death. This week 3 new areas of hopeful research that can be approached with whole foods (think strawberries) or targeted supplements is reviewed. Bottom line: eat your fruits and vegetables and maybe more.

Duration:00:23:58