Heart disease and its complications, including heart attacks and strokes, continue to be the leading cause of death in the US. Blood pressure medication usage is on the rise. Cholesterol continues to receive the blame. Something has to change. Commonly known as the “silent killer”, heart disease often comes without obvious symptomatic warning signs. It is for this reason a proactive approach is the best approach. But don’t give up hope if heart disease has already made its presence known.
Basic blood work, cholesterol levels and blood pressures check doesn’t begin to scratch the surface on what is truly necessary to understand the underlying causes of heart disease. Medicine has not deviated from its reliance on medication to cover up the symptoms. What is truly behind the atherosclerosis, the blood pressure, the stroke or the heart attack? The Wellness Way approach digs deeper into advanced blood work that looks into the details of cholesterol, blood sugar and the function of major organs that play a role in blood pressure regulation. It is never to late to make a change.