Vintage American Heart Association Poster Circa 1970s July 20th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. As our arteries clog with cholesterol and get occluded by thick unhealthy walls for high blood pressure, smoking, and other risk factors, most of us feel nothing. Then things hit a tipping point–that is, the arteries which bring oxygen-rich blood to…

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HEART / ARTERY HEALTH, & ATHEROSCLEROSIS FOR DUMMIES PART I: HISTORY AND CULTURE AND THE SCARY STATISTICS OF ARTERY CLOGGING (AKA ATHEROSCLEROSIS) By Natan Schleider, M.D. July 11th, 2019 Vintage Anatomical Print of The Heart 6:00 AM: Opened my weekly pill organizer taking an aspirin, a statin (IE atorvastatin generic for Lipitor), blood pressure medicines, and quickly…

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