Cardiovascular Health

Heart disease and Diabetes are diseases of inflammation, that often begin far before cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar instability. Find your TRUE risk for these diseases. Our clinic provides screening for many Cardiovascular Health concerns:

THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS:

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  • CIMT testing- assess cardiovascular age
  • Nutritional Evaluation- Micronutrient deficiencies and CV health
  • Functional Medicine Evaluation
  • Genetic markers and role in CV health

 

Cardiovascular risk factors

There are many risk factors associated with coronary heart disease and stroke. Some risk factors such as family history, ethnicity and age, cannot be changed. Other risk factors that can be treated or changed include tobacco exposure, high blood pressure ( hypertension), high cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes, unhealthy diets, and harmful use of alcohol. Use the links provided below as resources for Cardiovascular Health. Additional information can be found through the World Heart Federation.

Cardiovascular Resources:

  • Stroke recovery should include exercise as a prescription

  • Dairy Food Intake and Cardiovascular Health: The Maine-Syracuse Study
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  • Mediterranean diet for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
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  • Family history of coronary heart disease and markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease where do we stand

  • Impact on family history on coronary heart disease in young individuals
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  • Should your family history of heart disease scare you
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  • Effects of exercise and stress management training on markers of cardiovascular risk
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  • Mental Disorders Across the Adult Life Course and Future Coronary Heart Disease
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  • Dietary and supplemental calcium intakes in relation to mortality from cardiovascular diseases in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
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  • Effect of an energy-restricted, high-protein, low-fat diet relative to a conventional high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet on weight loss, body composition, nutritional status, and markers of cardiovascular health in obese women1–3
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  • We can help with the prevention of the above conditions and the anti-aging process by providing the following: 

     

    • Supplements - with the right amounts of vitamins, minerals and amino acids.  
    • Nutrition & Meal Planning - Nutrition is key to optimal wellness. Proper nutrition and good health should not be separated.
    • Prevention, Anti-Aging, and Wellness

      Go beyond cholesterol, blood pressure, mammograms, and learn more about your true health risk.

       
    • Wellness -  Integrative Assessments & Treatments, wellness enhancements, lifestyle transformations, are all areas we can help. 
    • Integrative Testing - Learn your genetic risk by having gene testing performed and learn about your family history.
     
     

    The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy these quality-of-life factors too. CLICK HERE to calculate your Body Mass Index. Call our office at 806-795-1393 or Request An Appt. for a Cardiovascular Health Screening. 


     

     

     

     

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