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Consequences of trans ischemic attacks

Speedy diagnosis and treatment improves outcomes By David Dunaief, M.D. TIA (transient ischemic attack) is sometimes referred to as a “mini-stroke.” This is a disservice since it makes a TIA sound like something that should be taken lightly. Ischemia is reduced or...

Tipping the sodium to potassium balance

High sodium: potassium ratio increases cardiovascular risk By David Dunaief, M.D. We need sodium in our diets in modest amounts; however, many Americans overconsume it. Meanwhile, potassium, which we also need, is underconsumed. More than 90 percent of people consume...