Saving Women's Hearts: How You Can Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease With Natural and Conventional Strategies
Mention the term "heart disease" and most people picture an overweight, middle-aged man. Yet the reality is that heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America, accounting for a third of all deaths in women and far surpassing the prevalence of breast cancer.
Cardiologist Dr. Martha Gulati and holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos separate the facts from the many myths surrounding heart disease and offer the latest information on both the conventional medical approach and the role of natural medicine in understanding this illness. Saving Women's Hearts examines the unique gender differences for women and provides valuable insight into the screening procedures, diagnosis, treatment options, and most importantly, prevention of heart disease. Written by the leading experts in this field, this practical guide covers:
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The Heart Questions
Affairs of a Womans Heart
The Risks to a Womans Heart
Determining Your Risk of Heart Disease
What Must Be Done What Can Be Done and What the Results Mean
Therapeutic Options and Treatment Goals for Heart Disease and Specific Cardiac Risk Factors
Exercise and Your Heart
The Impact of Stress
Sleep and Heart Health
Marching to a New Beat