Beat The Heart Attack Gene: The Revolutionary Plan To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, And Diabetes by Bradley BaleBeat The Heart Attack Gene: The Revolutionary Plan To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, And Diabetes by Bradley Bale

Beat The Heart Attack Gene: The Revolutionary Plan To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, And Diabetes

byBradley Bale, Amy DoneenContribution byLisa Collier Cool

Paperback | February 4, 2014

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A revolutionary, personalized guide to preventing heart disease based on genetic factors

Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in America. It affects 81 million Americans and is the culprit in one of every two deaths in the United States. Most people think that they are not at risk of a heart attack if they control their cholesterol and blood pressure, but they aren’t aware of other major risk factors. The good news is that with the right information and strategies, heart attacks are preventable—even if heart disease runs in the family.

In Beat the Heart Attack Gene, world-renowned cardiovascular specialists Bradley Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, ARNP, present a new model for understanding and preventing heart disease. They explain the three different genetic types of cholesterol profiles and tailor treatments for each type, using their cutting-edge Bale/Doneen Method, a simple, comprehensive prevention plan that detects cardiovascular disease (CVD) at early stages. Beat the Heart Attack Gene includes easy quizzes and self-tests that show how to determine cholesterol genotype as well as advice for how to apply that knowledge through nutritional and lifestyle changes. For heart attack and stroke survivors, the Bale/Doneen Method also helps prevent recurrences by identifying and treating what's triggering the patient's disease—a crucial step that many cardiologists neglect.

With their proven method utilized by healthcare professionals worldwide, Bale and Doneen empower readers by alerting them to potential health threats, and then offer personalized, evidence-based strategies so they can live healthy, active lives without fear of heart attack or stroke. Specifically, Beat the Heart Attack Gene addresses:

*The hidden cause of most heart attacks
*Early prevention methods
*The dangerous cholesterol most doctors don’t check
*Major red flags for heart attack and stroke risk, including gum disease
*The gene that increases cardiovascular risk as much as smoking
*The best and worst supplements for your heart
*10 surprising ways to prevent heart attacks 

Bradley F. Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, MSN, ARNP are co-founders of the Bale/Doneen Method, which they teach to healthcare providers in their American Academy of Family Medicine-accredited preceptorship program. They have given hundreds of lectures at leading medical conferences globally and have published their research in many peer-revi...
Title:Beat The Heart Attack Gene: The Revolutionary Plan To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, And DiabetesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:February 4, 2014Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword by luminary heart specialist TBD



Part 1: Fundamentals

Chapter 1: A Plan That’s Guaranteed to Prevent Heart Attacks

Chapter 2: What Really Causes Heart Attacks

Chapter 3: Red Flags—Are You at Risk?

Chapter 4: The Best Kept Secret in Medicine

Chapter 5: Women and Heart Disease


Part 2: Medical Detective Work

Chapter 6: Tests That Could Save Your Life

Chapter 7: How Hot Are Your Arteries?

Chapter 8: Sizing Up Cholesterol

Chapter 9: The Hidden Cause of Most Heart Attacks

Chapter 10: Decoding Your DNA


Part 3: Your Action Plan

Chapter 11: Setting Optimal Treatment Goals

Chapter 12: A Diet-and-Exercise Plan Based on Your DNA 

Chapter 13: Personalizing Your Prevention Plan

Chapter 14: The Health Hazard in Your Mouth

Chapter 15: The Journey to Peak Health

Afterword (Letter to Reader)

Medical Testimonials

Editorial Reviews

“Not only does this book show you how to optimize your heart and brain health, but following this plan could even save your life.” —Daniel Amen, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life “Though percutaneous-based intervention is often a necessity in the era of ACS therapy, the Bale/Doneen Method encourages a 'mind over metal' approach by focusing on both primary and secondary prevention. Their method demands a thorough investigation into nontraditional drivers of coronary disease, especially that of undiagnosed diabetes, often masked by a normal fasting blood sugar.  Finally, someone acknowledges the role of hidden glucose intolerance in the demise of our population! This book is an easy read and holds the key to our future successes in the fight against coronary inflammation. It should be required reading for every first-year med student as well as seasoned practitioners who stand on the forefront of detection and prevention.” —Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD, Blogger and Journalist, Cardiovascular Disease “Throw out what you learned in medical school and start over with the Bale/Doneen Method. A must for every primary care physician.” —Bryan Glick, DO, Founding Physician at N1 Health of Scottsdale, AZ   “I do believe that [Bale and Doneen] harbor the secret for treating patients with cardiovascular disease.” —Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD, Kentucky, cardiologist, TJ Sampson Community Hospital   “The Bale/Doneen Method is truly unique. It is a comprehensive strategy that allows me to treat the individual patient and prevent their heart attack or stroke because I am able to identify the root cause of their disease and correctly treat it.” —David Wright, MD, TN, The Wright Clinic