Genesis of Disease with Dr Mark Houston

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Genesis of Disease with Dr Mark Houston

According to Dr Mark Houston, a world leading integrative cardiologist, the present medical system is broken and will go bankrupt. Unless we change the model and adopt a new paradigm that utilises a functional approach of prevention, we will inevitably face a very serious health crisis.

In this interview, Dr Houston explains the concept of ‘infinite insults and finite responses’, which was the overarching theme of the 3rd BioCeuticals Research Symposium. He goes on to explain how inflammation, oxidative stress and immune dysfunction are the key drivers of chronic disease and any successful treatment must address the underlying causes driving these responses.

Access to recordings of his plenary lectures from the 3rd BioCeuticals Resarch Symposium are available online from the BioCeuticals website.

Find out more about the 4th BioCeuticals Research Symposium.


Mark C. Houston, MD, MS, ABAARM, FACP, FAHA, FASH, is associate clinical professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology; and medical director of the Division of Human Nutrition at Saint Thomas Medical Group, Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also on the faculty of the University of South Florida for the Functional and Metabolic Medicine Fellowship. He specialises in hypertension, lipid disorders, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, nutrition, clinical age management and general internal medicine.

Other podcasts with Dr Mark Houston include:


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