February 18, Reversing heart disease is the goal of Dr. Dean Ornish, MD, cardiologist, author, and healthcare reformer, firmly believes you can reverse heart disease with a disciplined program of exercise, meditation, diet changes, and more. Ornish is the founder and president of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the author of six books, including Dr. It brings together doctors, nurses, yoga and meditation teachers, exercise physiologists, dietitians, and psychologists, who work together with participants on supervised exercise, stress management through yoga and meditation, emotional support, and nutrition counseling as part of a group meal. After 72 hours of training, people in the program go into a self-directed community where they support each other in continuing the healthy habits learned.

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Now Dr. Ornish returns with The Spectrum, a groundbreaking audiobook that helps you determine where you are on the spectrum of health and gives you choices for gaining and sustaining optimum health for life.

Since The Spectrum is about freedom of choice, there is no diet to get on and no diet to get off. Nothing is forbidden. No guilt, no shame, no pressure. The Spectrum is based on love— joy of living, not fear of dying.

Feeling better, not denying yourself pleasure. First, determine your health and wellness goals. Do you want to lose weight? Do you have high cholesterol? Is diabetes a problem in your family? With his personalized approach, Dr.

Ornish brings you the future of medicine today—the tools to customize a way of eating, managing stress, and exercising that is based on your own desires, needs, and genetic predispositions. Your genes are not your fate. New research by Dr. Ornish and his colleagues shows that changing what you eat and how you live may actually alter, for the better, how your genes are expressed.

The Spectrum not only gives you a new path to health and well-being, it may also help reverse the worldwide epidemics of diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, elevated cholesterol levels, and other chronic conditions.

For almost three decades, Dr. Ornish has been leading a revolution in medicine, and his pioneering findings outlined in The Spectrum can make a powerful difference in your health and well-being.


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To buttress these claims they will cite the studies of Esseslystn, Pritikin and Ornish. Who Is Dean Ornish? Dean Ornish has an MD degree from Baylor University and trained in internal medicine but has no formal cardiology or nutrition training although many internet sites including Wikipedia describe him as a cardiologist. The Ornish claims are based on a study he performed between and which originally had 28 patients with coronary artery disease in an experimental arm and 20 in a control group. Somehow , this randomization process assigned 53 to the experimental group and 40 to the usual-care control group. If this were truly a randomization the numbers would be equal and the baseline characteristics equal.


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