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2nd Edition

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

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ISBN 9780367685010
April 4, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
408 Pages 38 Color & 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Building upon its predecessor, this new edition provides an in-depth review of the role of nutrition on cardiovascular health and disease. It provides scientific and clinical insight from leaders in the field of cardiovascular medicine who explore an integrative approach to treating and curing cardiovascular diseases through conventional and non allopathic methodologies. This evidence-based book describes how to integrate nutrition, supplements, lifestyle changes, and medications for improved outcomes in several diseases and conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and obesity.

Table of Contents

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Role of Fats, Carbohydrates, and Protein. Nutritional Supplements, Nutrition, and Naturopathic Medicine in Vascular Biology, Vascular Aging, and Endothelial Function. Botanicals. Dyslipidemia: Prevention and Treatment with Nutrition. Hypertension and Nutritional Supplements. Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome and Role of Nutrition. Obesity, Adipokines: Clinical Application of nutrition, Nutritional Supplements and Lifestyle Modification. Omega Three Fatty Acids. Nitric Oxide Supplements and Foods in Cardiovascular Disease. Metabolic Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease and Nutrition/Nutritional Supplements. Women and Heart Disease. Hormones. Stress, Anxiety, and Depression. Drugs and Nutrient Depletion. Gluten and Wheat-Related Disorders. Cardiovascular Nutrigenomics, Genetics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Epigenetics. The Gut, Nutrition, and Nutritional Supplements. Toxins and Detoxification. Dental Disease and Inflammation. Immunity. Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Immune Dysfunction. Energetic Nutrition. Case Studies.

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Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist with over 40 years of experience in treating cardiovascular disease. He is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut, and a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. Certified as a bioenergetic psychotherapist and nutrition and antiaging specialist, he integrates psychological, nutraceutical, and energy medicine/electroceutical therapies in the matrix of healing.

Mark C. Houston, MD, MS, MSc, FACP, FAHA, FASH, FACN, ABAARM, FAARM, DABC, is the Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology, Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition and Medical Director of Clinical Research at the Hypertension Institute in Nashville, TN. He is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences at George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and Health Science. He served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine then as an Associate Professor of Medicine from 1978-1990 at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, (VUMS) (1990-2012). He has four board certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) (FASH-Fellow), the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM, FAARM) and American Board of Cardiology (ABC) Certification in Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease (DABC). He holds two Masters of Science degrees in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT (MS) and another in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine (University of South Florida School of Medicine-Tampa (MSc). He was selected as one of the top physicians in the US in Cardiovascular Medicine in 2018 by the US Consumer Research Council. Dr Houston was also was named as one of the Top Physicians in Hypertension in the US in 2008-2014 by the Consumer Research Council. He was honored by USA Today as one of the Most Influential Doctors in the US in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia twice in 2009- 2010. He was selected as The Patient’s Choice Award in 2010 -2012 by Consumer Reports USA. He was selected one of the Top 100 physicians in the US by the American Health Council in 2017 and one of the Top 50 Functional and Integrative Medical Doctors in the USA in August 2017. He was also named one of America’s Best Physicians in Cardiology 2018 by the National Consumer Advisory Board. In 2019 he was elected to the Continental WHO’S WHO as a Top Doctor in the field of Medicine as the Medical Director and Founder of the Hypertension Institute. Dr. Houston has presented over 10,000 lectures, nationally and internationally and published over 250 medical articles, scientific abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals, books and book chapters. He is an author, teacher, clinician and researcher. He has published nine books.