To lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels naturally, you need to take a close look at your diet. Learn why the Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet is the best diet for those with high cholesterol and triglycerides.
Treating high blood pressure often requires a multifaceted approach. To lower blood pressure, you may need to adjust the nutrients you take, begin a weight loss program, avoid excess salt, or any combination of these options.
Cholesterol fractionation tests expand on current cholesterol blood tests. For example, the VAP cholesterol test measures your total cholesterol and your cholesterol subtypes—so you can more accurately assess your risk level.
To maintain heart health, you need to keep your immune system strong. But should your heart-health regimen include an annual flu shot? Dr. Sinatra recommends natural alternatives for boosting your immune system and avoiding the flu.
Diastolic dysfunction or DD, in the simplest terms, is a heart that is struggling to fill with blood because the cells lack the energy needed. People with high blood pressure are more likely to develop diastolic dysfunction.
Coronary bypass surgery is a serious procedure. In this video, Dr. Stephen Sinatra shares his advice on how to be sure that surgery is right for you, and why you ask for a beating heart bypass rather than the traditional procedure.
To maintain heart health, your diet should include a good amount of high-quality protein and essential fatty acids, which is why the Pan-Asian Mediterranean diet is a better option for promoting heart health than a strict vegetarian diet.
Treating high blood pressure with prescription drugs is sometimes necessary. But if you are on a drug to lower your blood pressure, you need to be aware of how it works in the body and what common side effects you may experience.
When screening for heart disease risk, blood tests that identify inflammation, which is the core cause of heart disease, are extremely important. Learn which blood inflammation markers indicate a higher risk for developing heart disease.
To accurately assess your heart disease risk, you need to know more about your cholesterol levels than a standard blood lipid test will tell you. Find out which two cholesterol tests best evaluate your risk of heart disease.
To maintain heart health, get your core nutrients from a good multinutrient formula instead of individual nutrients. Studies show that nutrients to promote heart health often work better in combination than they do separately.