Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common form of liver disease in Australia. There is increasing evidence for considering NAFLD as part of metabolic syndrome including obesity, hyperinsulinaemia, insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridaemia and hypertension.
In this interview, world renowned cardioloist Dr Mark Houston discusses his advanced understanding of the real causes of hypertension, lipid disorders and explores the treatment and nutritional therapies that he uses in his practice that make measurable improvements in his patients.
Statistics show that approximately 50% of patients continue to have CHD or myocardial infarction (MI) despite “normal” levels of these five risk factors as traditionally defined. Find out how heart disease is approached by an integrative cardiologist.
Depression is a common condition, affecting more than one million Australians each year. When it takes hold, it can be a debilitating illness that robs people of their ability to experience joy, meaning or motivation. Instead, sadness and anxiety can take over.
We are all familiar with what it feels like to react to a stressful or threatening event. That uneasy feeling of worry or panic, coupled with an increased heart rate, rapid breathing and loss of hunger, is a typical physiological response known as ‘fight or flight’.