Are you concerned about your heart health? Do you think that high cholesterol is a problem for you? Wondering if you should remove eggs from your diet? There are important factors to analyze beyond your standard lipid panel. Tune in to find out the true root cauases of heart disease, what to eat and supplements to consider for treatment and prevention!
Heart disease includes elevated cholesterol and blood pressure, heart attack, arrhythmias, and stroke. Your lifestyle diet, body composition and inflammatory stress can all play a role in your risk for heart disease. When we focus on lowering cholesterol levels with pharmaceutical drugs rather than treating lifestyle imbalances we can find ourselves at greater risk for dysfunction and ultimately disease. In fact, it is only diet and exercise that can reverse heart disease. Every 6 pounds of weight loss can increase your HDL (good cholesterol) by 1 point and this acts as a broom to clean out your arteries preventing plaque formation! Tune in to learn about all of this and more!!
Also in this Episode:
- Important lab markers to address
- Side effects of statins
- How to influence CVD with food
- Supplements and labs to consider: