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Resting Heart Rate: How to Keep Your Heart in Low Gear

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: Why is resting heart rate important after a major workout?
Air Date: 7/30/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Jim LaValle, RPH, MS
lavalle James LaValle is a nationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist, founder of Metabolic Code Enterprises, Inc., a web platform and practice solution enterprise, launching AIR Support and the Metabolic Code Assessment. In addition, he founded a Practices at Progressive Medical Center in Orange County, CA.

In 2001 he founded and operated LaValle Metabolic Institute, an interdisciplinary medicine facility in Cincinnati for the past 15 years (sold in 2014) where he served thousands of patients using his metabolic model for health. He also founded Integrative Health Resources 15 years ago, which is focused as a natural products industry consulting company.

James has 27 years of experience integrating natural therapies into various medical and business models. James is probably best known for his expertise in natural therapeutics application and drug/nutrient depletion issues and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital.

As such he has written hundreds of articles for a variety of industry journals and publications, and has lectured for thousands of healthcare professionals and consumer audiences globally on these topics. He was a founding author of the NHI on Demand database and spearheaded the Lexi Comp databases relating to natural therapeutics.
  • Book Title: Cracking the Metabolic Code: 9 Keys to Optimum Health
Resting Heart Rate: How to Keep Your Heart in Low Gear
Wearable smart technology devices are very trendy at the moment.

But, while these devices are being used to track sleep hours and steps, their most important function is being overlooked: your resting heart rate.

The American Journal of Cardiology showed that when resting heart rate is above 84, it proved to be a significant independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

They found that every 10 to 22 additional beats per minute in resting heart rate raised the likelihood of death by 16 percent.

How can you ensure that you maintain a low resting heart?

Jim LaValle, RPH, MS, shares the importance of resting heart rate and the ways to accurately monitor your resting heart rate.

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