Category Archives: Heart Disease

Feb 26

Heart Disease Risk and Screening

Almost 50% of patients who suffer a heart attack have normal cholesterol levels.  How can that be?  This is a common area of confusion for patients, so let’s talk about cholesterol, as well as some of the lesser-known risk factors and screening tests for heart disease.  Fun fact: Cholesterol measurements are often referred to as a “lipid […]

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  • Food for Cardiovascular Health

    22 January 2019

    Media reports constantly bombard us with claims of extraordinary health benefits of the next superfood. Even as a Naturopathic Doctor, it can be quite overwhelming to keep up wit

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  • No curry? No worry! Intravenous Curcumin: Background and Therapeutic Uses

    30 January 2016

    Curcumin, a naturally-occurring phytonutrient found in turmeric, has been one of the most highly-researched natural medicines to date. An age-old Aryuvedic medicine used for a va

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  • Fish Oil Supplementation

    01 September 2015

    There are few things we can do that are simpler and more impactful to our health than taking a good quality fish oil supplement. Numerous health benefits have been attributed to

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  • Vive Health’s 5 Healthy Heart Tips

    27 February 2015

    1.  Move your body! Your heart muscle, just like any other muscle in the body needs exercise to maintain top form.  You should aim to move your body for 20-30 minutes, 3-5 time

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  • Does Lower Cholesterol Prevent Heart Disease?

    24 February 2014

    As it turns out, when all of the research from the past 20 years is thoroughly reviewed, we find that lower cholesterol only reduces risk for heart disease in men who have had a

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