Early Cancer Detection Test

Galleri test offers early detection of 50 types of cancers. Cancer is presently the second leading cause of death in the United States.   71% of these cancer deaths are from cancers not commonly screened. The Galleri™ test is an innovative breakthrough in early cancer detection that can find 50 typesof cancer as early as…

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Lifestyle Interventions for Hypertension

Plant Provide Mental, Physical & Emotional Health Benefits Hypertension is the most common primary care diagnosis in the United States and a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or renal failure when not detected early and treated appropriately. The American Heart Association estimates that approximately 45% of Americans have hypertension. Over 90%…

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Cardiometabolic Food Plan

Did your medical practitioner suggest you follow a Cardiometabolic Food Plan? If they did, it is likely to be because you are either at risk of or are trying to manage cardiovascular disease. The Cardiometabolic Food Plan is specially designed for people with this concern and is one of the many lifestyle changes that can have an influence on the symptom severity and the progression of the disease.  This food plan…

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Biofeedback with Heart Rate Variability

Biofeedback is a technique that trains people to improve their health by controlling certain bodily processes that normally happen involuntarily, such as heart rate, blood pressure, muscle tension, and skin temperature. Heart rate variability is a common type of biofeedback therapy which measures beat to beat variations in heart rate (the time interval between heartbeats).…

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Heart Rate Variability

heart rate variability

Monitoring your health has never been easier. There are a plethora of ways to track data related to your health, including your steps, hours of sleep, heart rate, and blood pressure to name a few. What you may not know is there is also a value you can use to measure your body’s resilience and…

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Lifestyle Habits for Healthy Cholesterol Levels

cholesterol

We have all heard of cholesterol. What exactly is cholesterol and the different types? How do we check for problems with cholesterol? At what age should we be screening for problems with cholesterol? How do we manage high cholesterol from lifestyle interventions? These are all questions that will be discussed in this article. Heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States and is…

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What Happens While We Sleep?

The Science of Sleep

There is nothing as satisfying as a good night’s rest, that feeling of waking up feeling restored, rejuvenated and ready to tackle the day. Sleep is an essential function within our bodies just like digestion and circulation, regulated by hormones and orchestrated by the brain. Sleep is as important to our survival as food and…

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Be Proactive: Ask About Cardiovascular Testing

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in adults in developed countries and can often exist in patients with minimal or no symptoms. Because of its mortality rate, it’s incredibly important to catch it as early as possible in order to reverse the effects before long term damage is done. In fact,…

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Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?

Has your doctor ever told you you’re at risk for developing metabolic syndrome? Maybe you’ve also heard it referred to as insulin resistance syndrome, the deadly quartet or simply syndrome X. So what is this many-named condition and why should you care? Metabolic syndrome has about as many definitions as it does names, but generally…

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