• Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An interview with the 27 year old who’s heart stopped for 4 minutes

    What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy? It is a genetic disease caused by mutations in the MYBPC3 gene. The MYBPC3 gene provides instructions for making cardiac myosin binding protein C (cardiac MyBP-C), which is found in heart (cardiac) muscle cells. In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, there is an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle with the potential blockage of blood flow and

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  • Coffee Enemas: The best part of waking up, is coffee in your butt!

    Did the title catch your attention?! I hope you sang the title to the Folgers commercial song! Allow me to explain: Coffee enemas have been around since the time of the civil war. Since their introduction during the late 1800s  they were used to help speed up healing following surgeries or to help heal cases of

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