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NDs Discuss Women’s Heart Health in INSIDER Video

NDs Discuss Women’s Heart Health in INSIDER Video

5/31/2016

Factors related to heart disease, the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States*, differ greatly in women compared to men. But whether male or female, taking action to prevent and treat heart health complications is crucial.

In a new video posted by Natural Products INSIDER, Drs. Katie Stage, ND, RH (AGH), assistant professor of naturopathic medicine, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM), and Stephanie Seitz, ND, MT (ASCP), staff physician, SCNM, both discuss issues related to women’s heart health.

“You don’t know how many times we have women come in and [say], ‘I do this, I do that, I have to take care of my family, I have to take care of work, I’m running all over the place,’ and perhaps that is causing their blood pressure to be elevated,” Dr. Seitz explained. “Or they’re just not taking care of themselves … because they’re too busy taking care of everybody else.”

Despite women’s tendency to put the well-being of others before their own, Drs. Seitz and Stage both detailed ways women can protect their heart health.

One option involves supplementing with hawthorn berry extract, which acts as a natural protector against heart disease. To help women manage cholesterol, supplementing with a high dose of fiber may also be beneficial.

Learn more ways to protect your heart health by scheduling an appointment with Drs. Seitz or Stage. New patients pay $74** and established patients pay just $49** for visits and follow-ups—no insurance needed.

Please email psr@scnm.edu or call 480.428.3232 with any questions.

Also check out the SCNM Medicinary for high-quality heart health products!

 

*Source: American Heart Association

**Includes new patient visit with physician on student shift. Payment due at time of service.