Podcast Episode Eleven: Taking Charge of Your Cardiovascular Health

Cholesterol affects cardiovascular health. But its effect isn’t black and white. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But why? Why do heart attacks and strokes occur? Why is medication alone not the answer? Why does the quality of the food and minerals that we ingest matter?

In today’s episode, Dr. Carling discusses the importance of cholesterol, the different types of cardiovascular disease and why they occur, and tips for managing heart health, including which foods to prioritize and which to avoid.

What’s in this episode:

  • How cardiovascular disease is acquired
  • Why the quality of materials needed to rebuild the body is relevant
  • The differences and similarities between heart attacks and strokes
  • What causes vascular damage
  • Why cholesterol levels are important
  • Why it’s important to address and prevent the underlying causes of high cholesterol
  • Causes of high blood pressure
  • Why nutritional balance is key
  • Practical tips for reducing the likelihood of heart disease
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

Medical/Health Disclaimer:

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