Heart disease is one of the major causes of death for men and women. There is so much available today to empower patients to lower their risk. There are very sophisticated tests to determine your risk factors. It’s not just about your total cholesterol and HDL and LDL ratios anymore. Checking for lipid particle number, essential oil ratios, inflammatory markers and genetic factors is the comprehensive program we offer at the office.
Diet, supplements and exercise can lower your risk, but it is important to know which type of diet and which supplements will give you the best outcome. Tests such as ultrasounds of the carotid are coronary artery calcium score are used to screen to determine if you are high risk. Heart disease can be prevented with an integrative approach.