Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

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Coronary artery disease (CAD) continues to plague Western civilization as the number one killer of both women and men after decades of pharmaceutical and surgical treatments. To address this issue, preventative methods must be adopted in addition to treatment options, which Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine explores. A comprehensive review of current research on cardiovascular medicine is conducted for an integrative approach combining non-allopathic methodologies alongside traditional treatments. Important insights from professionals in the field are detailed as well, making this book a great resource for both patients and healthcare professionals seeking to understand the power of an integrative approach when it comes to managing CAD.

Cardiovascular disease (CAD) and congestive heart failure (CHF) are among the most common medical conditions experienced by adults in developed countries. This evidence-based book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of how nutritional interventions, supplemented by targeted nutraceutical supports, can be used to both prevent and help manage CAD and CHF. Covering topics such as Nutrigenomics, proteomics, and metabolomics in heart disease; the risks and side effects of statin drugs; the value of omega-3s and other fats; naturopathic approaches; gender-specific medicine; and nutrient-drug interactions in cardiovascular medicine, this book is an invaluable resource for those looking to promote their own long term cardiovascular health.