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Do You Have Hidden Heart Disease

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Find out one lab test that your doctor is not ordering that can tell you a lot about your heart disease risk...

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Do You Have Hidden Heart Disease

  1. 1. DO YOU HAVE HIDDEN HEART DISEASE? A SIMPLE BLOOD MARKER YOUR DOCTOR IS NOT ORDERING By Dr. Alex Rinehart, DC, CNS
  2. 2. MOST DOCTORS KEEP GENERAL BLOODWORK TO A MINIMUM
  3. 3. The tests tell us little about Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Heart Risk
  4. 4. C-Reactive Protein (hs-CRP) • hs-CRP is an inflammatory marker produced by the liver • One of the best and most predictive inflammatory markers • Both a marker and risk factor of heart disease when levels > 2.0 mg/L • Increases oxidative stress & autoimmunity – increasing vascular injury
  5. 5. CAUSES OF HIGH C-REACTIVE PROTEIN  Ordinary Infection (sore throat, strep, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, colitis, sinusitis, etc.)  Periodontal Infection  High heavy metal levels  Certain medications  Alcohol use  Depression  High intake of refined carbohdrates, sugars and sweets  Obesity  Smoking  High intake of saturated and trans fat  H. pylori infection  Rheumatoid arthritis  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  Lupus  Lack of sleep
  6. 6. OTHER SIGNS OF VASCULAR INFLAMMATION  Iron and Ferritin  Uric acid  Cytokines: IL-6, IL-1, IL-18  TNF-alpha  Platelets
  7. 7. SUPPLEMENTAL SUPPORT TO LOWER C- REACTIVE PROTEIN • Omega 3 Fats (EPA/DHA) • Vitamin D3 • Glutathione Support • Coenzyme Q10 • Flavonoids • Lutein • Lycopene
  8. 8. ASK YOUR DOCTOR TO ADD C-REACTIVE PROTEIN TO YOUR BLOODWORK
  9. 9. Get Nutrition Tips from DR. ALEXANDER RINEHART DR. ALEXANDER RINEHART, DC, CNS Owner, DrAlexRinehart.com • See original article (with references): Do You Have Hidden Heart Disease? A Simple Marker Your Doctor is Not Ordering? • Shop Professional Supplements Get More Nutrition Tips!

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