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Dr. Heather S. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Cardiology
Los Angeles, California
I am an Interventional Cardiologist practicing in the Los Angeles area. I am also a vegan and a triathlete.
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Nuts and Avocados

Last week, I attended the annual meeting of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine .  Not only was it an opportunity to hear some of my...

Normal

It's interesting what our sense of "normal" is. When I first meet a patient, I ask her about her diet.  A typical response is, "I eat normal."...

My New License Plate

I had to share... :)

Silverman 70.3 -- Ending the Season Right

I certainly didn't pick easy races this year.   St George 70.3 was a hilly course with a high of 73 degrees, Vineman 70.3 was pretty damn hot too,...

Be critical of what you hear...

We hear all sorts of messages about our health, and many of them are conflicting.  However, it is important to see who and where those messages...

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Nov 24 2009 by Sophile

Dr. Heather,

   I was on the UCLA tri team, in my 30's. The rule is 220 minus your age, right? Well, I often ran over 200, even then! I'll be 37 this month, and I had begun ramping up training for a tri last month. I STILL go 195+. I will admit that 'push myself' a bit, but what gives with the numbers? Are those simply guidelines, which don't cover ALL people? What can explain this?

 P.S. What was your Oly time? 

Grady Alexander 

 
Nov 09 2009 by lookingforanswers

Hello Dr. Whiteboard,

 I am a 56 yr old male that has undergone 5 failed cardioversions with the last attempt successful for about 2 min.  I was wondering why Radiofrequency ablation has not been tried?

 Thanks in advance

 Tommy

 

 
Sep 25 2009 by tobik555
doc please my name is tobi and i have been masturbating since when i was 18 , now am 23. how can i stop it .and what are my chances to get a girl pregnant.
 

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