<a href="http://drcynthia.com/dr-cynthia/" target="_hplink">Dr. Cynthia Thaik</a> is a Harvard-trained, board-certified cardiologist, specializing in women’s health, cardiovascular health and congestive heart failure. She is the founder of <a href="http://www.revitalize-u.com/" target="_hplink">Revitalize-U</a>, A New Body Image, a wellness center focused on health, nutrition, weight loss and detoxification. The author of <em><a href="http://yourvibrantheart.com" target="_hplink">Your Vibrant Heart</a>: Restoring Health, Strength & Spirit from the Body’s Core</em> ( 2014), she is also a former co-director of the Women’s Cardiac Risk Screening Program at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. <br />
As a practicing Buddhist, Dr. Thaik believes in being centered and present in each moment. She teaches that each individual has the amazing potential to heal ailments through mindfulness. On a mission to shift the medical paradigm from crisis management to wellness, Dr. Thaik has helped thousands of patients take purposeful actions to transform their health through the way they think, feel and act. A strong believer in personal responsibility, Dr. Cynthia doesn't just prescribe these practices to her patients; she incorporates these practices in her daily family life. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children.