March 2008 | Cardiopulmonary Health
Updates in Women’s Cardiovascular Disease
Emily A. Kane , ND, LAc
Naturopathic Management of Atrial Fibrillation
Alena Guggenheim, ND and Martin Milner, ND
Vis Medicatrix Naturae
Polyphenols, Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease
Nita Bishop, ND
Recent studies reveal polyphenols are multi-faceted agents which may decrease hypertension, LDL oxidation, platelet aggregation, cholesterol and CRP levels. The pharmacokinetics, beneficial effects, and optimum sources are discussed.
Carotid Intima Media Thickness
Bronner Handwerger, ND
A measurement for cardiovascular risk and its association with hormone deficiencies. There is increasing evidence of a direct association between normal androgen levels and reduced cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in both men and women.
Statin Drugs, Cholesterol and Heart Disease
Dicken Weatherby, ND and Donald R. Yance, MH, CN
Some of the myths and realities regarding the use of statin drugs as a preventive measure against cardiovascular disease.
Be Your Best Self
Afsoun Khalili, ND
A healthy lifestyle change and weight management program.
Primum Non Nocere
Cayenne as a Treatment
Dan Carter, ND
Effects on circulatory disorders and acute coronary artery adverse events.
Homeopathy in Practice
Joe Kellerstein, DC, ND
A recent case study offers an exciting clinical pearl.
Message from the President
Paul Mittman, SCNM
A rotating column from the presidents of naturopathic medical colleges.
What’s Happening in the Naturopathic Medical Community
Botanical Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Eric Yarnell, ND and Lauren Russel, ND
Choosing a treatment approach, including antimicrobial herbs, immune stimulants, antibiotic resistance modulators and more.
Research and the University Model: Their Roles in Naturopathic Professional Formation
David Schleich, PhD
A continuing series