Studies indicate that low levels of the thyroid hormone fT3 are associated with poorer outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease and may be a useful risk analysis tool in this population.
In today's podcast, Dr Mark Houston covers the relevance of patient genetics in understanding the progression of disease, as well as the modifiable risk factors and key methods of assessment based on his clinical experience.
Expert Opinion: Dr Mark Houston talks about the role of genes in cardiovascular health and disease.
Referring clients to access yoga, meditation and mindfulness services for the control and treatment of stress is supported by research.
Magnesium comes in a variety of forms - knowing which one to apply clinically will mean the difference between a mediocre outcome and a meaningful one!
Homocysteine is an intermediate produced in the metabolism of sulfur-containing amino acids. Elevated levels of homocysteine are associated with heart attack, heart disease, vascular disease as well as dementia and cognitive decline, macular degeneration, migraine, neural tube defects and bone fractures.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a lipid-soluble molecule distributed in all cellular membranes of the human body. It is generally referred to as ubiquinone, due to its ubiquitous, omnipresent nature, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years.
An Assessment modelling study from the UK in 2013 came to the surprising conclusion that simply by adding one apple per day to elderly people’s diet the number of deaths prevented from vascular disease would approach those prevented from taking a statin and with far fewer side-effects.