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Heart Disease Fact or Fiction

Posted on February 21, 2011 at 8:39 PM

 

Prevention of Heart Disease through Nutrition

 

By: Anthony Wallace, CALA, ND

P.C.D.I. Healthcare and Consultants of Texas L.L.C

 

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United State with cancer being the second. Heart disease is usually manifest when disease is present in the body. The patient may not even know they have heart disease until it lands them in the hospital emergency room. Heart disease can manifest as a heart attack, stroke, or poor circulation resulting in DVT (distal vein thrombosis). The contributor to heart disease are poor eating habits such as high fat diets, obesity, secondary illnesses such as diabetes, genetics, and race. There are element such as race and genetics that we cannot prevent heart disease but we can learn to slow the disease process to live a healthier lifestyle.

Heart disease can be prevented or slowed down by taking charge of your health. Preventing heart disease can be easy and simple. By following, these few steps can save your life and the life of others

 

1. By having regular doctor’s visits with your primary physician

 

2. Eating a healthy diet low in saturated fat and sodium

 

3. Performing moderate exercises lasting longer than 10 minutes.

 

4. Exposing your body to the sun and breathing fresh clean air

 

These are all ways on reducing heart disease and trips to the hospital emergency room. If you like, more information please visits the American Heart association’s website at www.heart.org or call PCDI Healthcare and Consultants. Take care and be in good health.

Categories: Healthcare Education

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