George A. Sprecace M.D.,
J.D., F.A.C.P. and Allergy Associates of New London,
Rules to Live By
The following is not, and is not intended to be, medical advice.
But, in view of the great and appropriate interest in former President
Clinton' s current problem, the following are my personal procedures
A blood pressure nearly always below 135/85. Medications if necessary,
No smoking, not even one at any time.
Weight within 10% of optimal.
Mild alcohol intake. Substitutes are Welch's Grape Juice and/or
dark chocolate, daily.
Cholesterol / LDL levels below 200/100. HDL, the higher the better
(mainly hereditary). Medications if necessary, long-term (i.e., the
"statins" and possibly Niacin); Mediterranean Diet and Life-style...see
the link to medidietresources.com)
Mediterranean Diet and Life-style...see MediDietResources.Com
Daily physical exercise, at least including brisk walking.
Aspirin, 325 mg. daily.
Folic Acid, 1 mg daily.
Vitamin C, 500 mg. daily.
Vitamin E, 200 units daily.
Optimism / Spirituality.
And Remember: THE FIRST RULE OF SERVICE IS SURVIVAL.