What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Heart Disease

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Heart Disease

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Coronary heart disease has long been the number one killer in this country, and for decades, we have been told about five basic risk factors: elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking. But the truth is that heart disease is much more complex-- with close to 400 risk factors! In this innovative guide, Dr. Mark Houston helps readers discover the causes of heart disease, how to prevent and treat its debilitating effects via nutrition, nutritional supplements, exercise, weight management, and lays to rest to various myths (cholesterol is not the primary cause) based on scientific studies and medical publications. Readers will also learn how to indentify the risk factors most likely to endager them and construct an arsenal of non-pharmacological preventitive strategies that can counteract this most deadly disease.arterial wall increased arterial inflammation increased oxidative stress (free radical damage) autoimmune dysfunction of ... into the artery walls As damage tothe endothelium accumulates and intensifies, the entire artery may become stiff, blocked, ... artery maysuffer, but there are onlyafinitenumber of responses, or things the endothelium and artery can do to protect ... Manythingsmay have caused the scratch, including substances in cigarette smoke, elevated levels of glucose (sugar)anbsp;...

Title:What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Heart Disease
Author:Mark Houston
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2012-02-06


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