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Anand Chockalingam

Truman Veterans' Hospital staff cardiologist DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM makes his case for intermittent fasting as a way to combat our nation's ever-growing obesity problem by suggesting (those healthy enough try) a meditative process he calls 'hunger-based gratitude experience', or HUGE. July 30, 2020

Take it easy! Women age 50-80 are nine times more likely (than a man) to experience what they think is a heart attack but is actually stress cardiomyopathy. MU Health Care cardiologist DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM explains. March 20, 2020

Why is DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM, MU Health Care cardiologist, seeing more and more people under the age of 40 with high blood pressure? For starters, he says the number of hours of sleep is going down and the food being consumed is not healthy. But why? "Probably because life pace has increased...so many more things people are doing." January 24, 2020

"When an emergency comes, please call 911 and we'll fix the heart; but on a day-to-day basis, how to help ourselves, I think practicing five minutes of silence in the morning, again five more minutes in the evening, will do a whole host of benefits for the body, mind and spirit." -- DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM, cardiovascular disease specialist at MU Health Care  November 15, 2019

Fresh out of surgery (no, really), MU Health Care cardiologist DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM stops by to tell us about all the ways we can and should pay more attention to our heart. Far too often, he says we take our heart for granted, which can "get us into trouble." August 29, 2019

It's known as a 'silent killer'. So what, if any, are the warning signs? DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM says "the trouble with blood pressure is, unless we take the effort to measure it, we may not recognize that we have high blood pressure." June 26, 2019

"By and large, I would say, as a human being and as a society, we need to make the conscious effort to get out there and spend more time exploring nature - for our health, for our body, for our mind." -- DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM, MD, Cardiologist, MU Health Care. March 22, 2019

MU Health Care's DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM says intermittent fasting could be the answer to ridding ourselves of high cholesterol, high blood pressure and neurodegenerative diseases. January 25, 2019

Extra weight may affect the heart's normal operation, but DR. ANAND CHOCKLINGAM, MU Health Care, says that shedding those unwanted pounds by simply dieting isn't the answer. August 28, 2018

If you've got a "stable heart," MU Health Care cardiologist DR. ANAND CHOCKALINGAM encourages you to try turning your ordinary exercise routine into combination of maximum intensity for four minutes, followed by moderate intensity for four minutes. And don't forget to smile. June 8, 2018