What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Heart Disease [NOOK Book]

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Coronary heart disease has long been the number one killer in this country, and for decades, we have been told about five basic risk factors: elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking. But the truth is that heart disease is much more complex-- with close to 400 risk factors!

In this innovative guide, Dr. Mark Houston helps readers discover the causes of heart disease, how to prevent and treat its debilitating ...
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What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Heart Disease

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Overview

Coronary heart disease has long been the number one killer in this country, and for decades, we have been told about five basic risk factors: elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and smoking. But the truth is that heart disease is much more complex-- with close to 400 risk factors!

In this innovative guide, Dr. Mark Houston helps readers discover the causes of heart disease, how to prevent and treat its debilitating effects via nutrition, nutritional supplements, exercise, weight management, and lays to rest to various myths (cholesterol is not the primary cause) based on scientific studies and medical publications.

Readers will also learn how to indentify the risk factors most likely to endager them and construct an arsenal of non-pharmacological preventitive strategies that can counteract this most deadly disease.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455506538
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/6/2012
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 264,163
  • File size: 923 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Houston is presently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Director of the Hypertension Institute, Vascular Biology and the Life Extension INstitute at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
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