Stress Management-Dr. Zaidi’s weekly quote

September 25th, 2011 by DoctorZaidi

Your conditioned, busy mind is the root cause of your stress. You are not born with this. You acquire it from your society as you grow up.

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Dr. Zaidi’s Weekly Quote on Stress Management

September 18th, 2011 by DoctorZaidi

Whatever your thoughts imply has either already happened or it may happen, but it is never happening at this moment in front of your eyes. In this way, thoughts distract you from Reality: the Reality of Now, and keep you trapped in the past and future and create a lot of stress for you.

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How to raise HDL cholesterol?

September 14th, 2011 by DoctorZaidi

HDL cholesterol is also called the good cholesterol, because it cleans out the arteries, in comparison to LDL cholesterol, the bad cholesterol, which is found in the gunk built up in the arteries.

In my extensive 30 plus years experience as a physician, I have never seen a patient with high HDL cholesterol (more than 80 mg/dl) suffer from a heart attack or stroke. And I continue to see a number of patients with low LDL cholesterol suffer from heart attacks and stroke.

While the whole focus has been on lowering the LDL cholesterol, there has not been much attention on raising the HDL cholesterol. Why? Because almost every major pharmaceutical company has a blockbuster drug to lower the LDL cholesterol, but the drug industry have not found an effective way to raise the HDL cholesterol.

In my experience, drugs such as statins, niacin, fenofibrate and fish oil do not cause any significant increase in the HDL cholesterol.

What I have found really works is a simple change in your diet: Lower carbohydrates (including bread, pasta rice, cereals, oat meal, sugar, juices) and increase monounsaturated fats found in nuts, especially almonds, walnuts, pecan, macadamia and pistachios. Increasing the intake olive oil, avocados and fatty fish such as salmon also helps somewhat. Compared to popular belief, exercise does not help. One easy way to get plenty of almonds is thru my almond muffins.

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Stress Management Quote by Dr. Zaidi

September 12th, 2011 by DoctorZaidi

True living is like watching a movie – the movie of life, playing continuously around you,  and also realizing you too are in the movie.

Quotes about Stress Management

September 6th, 2011 by DoctorZaidi

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