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.
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.
According to Dr Jason Kaplan, an wholistic cardiologist from Sydney, the cholesterol story is changing.
When it comes to prevention of cardiovascular disease, cholesterol and LDL is only part of the picture. The reality is that the majority of people who are treated for heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels.
Cardiovascular disease is responsible for 11% of deaths in Australia.
Andrew Whitfield-Cook had the opportunity to interview Dr Mark Houston. Here he shares his thoughts on cardiovascular disease.
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.
In this, second part of a two part interview with Australia's leading nutritional biochemist, Dr Robert Buist they continue to explore the latest in cholesterol research and its implication to our understanding of cardiovascular health and disease prevention.