Tag Archives: heart health

The CoQ10-Statin Secret

Thank you to Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S. for permission to post this article. You can reach Dr. Grisanti at Functional Medicine University. The medical literature clearly shows that statin medications like Lipitor,Crestor, Zocor shut down the production of one of the most important nutrients in the body. And I am referring to Co-Enzyme […]

Red Meat is BAD for your Heart?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath We all know that eating red meat is bad for you heart right? Red meat itself is not bad for you or your heart but this depends on the quality of the meat. Red meat is actually one of the most nutritious foods you can eat. It is loaded with […]

Inflammation is Taking Your Heart Down

Stethoscope and heart

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Let’s start by shouting out what should simply be obvious to all of us, INFLAMMATION IS TAKING YOUR HEART DOWN! Most will agree that the three biggest factors in heart disease are chronic stress, poor nutritional choices and inflammation. Here’s the kicker though, chronic stress and poor dietary habits, such […]

Heavy Metals Weigh Heavy on Your Heart


By Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath With February being national Heart Health month, I wanted to address an aspect of heart health that is often misunderstood or completely ignored. Everyone is exposed to heavy metals every day. Everywhere you turn, you will see a source of heavy metals: from air pollutants to drinking water to vegetables […]

Heart and Thyroid – an Intimate Relationship


by Lynda Buitrago In 2014, more than one in three adults had some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Since 1984, more women than men have died from CVD. Despite this, heart attacks are still mistakenly thought of as a primarily male affliction, so women with symptoms of heart attack are often sent home from the […]

Are your adrenals taking down your heart?


by Glen Depke We are coming up on the end of heart health awareness month and I cannot believe I have not discussed one major factor in heart health that most will not recognize, and this is adrenal health. First off, let’s recognize that one of the top three impacts on heart health is mental/emotional […]