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Heart Diseases

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Acupuncture, Naturopathic Medicine, News, Tips

Heart Diseases

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, eat a lot of sugars, carbohydrates, and saturated fats, have a lot of stress in your life, have sleep problems, have hypertension, or are a 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 heart disease, improving your lifestyle, and using different herbal tinctures, or orthomolecular medicine (which is prescribing 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.

Have questions? Need help?

Contact https://www.ontarionaturopathicclinic.ca/site/contact-naturpathic-dr-grimsby-niagara 

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