What are the diseases that affect the heart?
Ischemic heart disease or angina pectoris, hypertension, arrhythmias, valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathy.
The extent of the problem in Canada
Around 2.4 Million Canadians over 20 years old have been diagnosed with an ischemic heart disease in 2017. Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada.
What are the risk factors for heart disease?
If you are obese or overweight, live a sedentary life with minimal or low physical activities, eating a lots of sugars, carbohydrates, and saturated fats, having a lot of stress in your life, having a sleep problems, having hypertension or smoker you to consult your doctor to screen for heart disease as your risk of having the heart disease is high if you have one or more of the above-mentioned risk factors.
How Can Naturopathic Medicine help you?
By reducing the risk factors that increase your chance of developing the heart disease, improving your lifestyle, using different herbal tinctures, or orthomolecular medicine (which is prescribing a relatively high amounts of nutrients that support the health of your heart), naturopathic medicine can improve your heart condition and help a lot your response rates to the medications prescribed by your cardiologist .