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EP 98 - Tips for Reducing Hypertension, Naturally

Summary: Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the U.S.
Air Date: 5/13/20
Duration: 28:37
Host: Dr. Ward Bond
Guest Bio: James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN
James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist and naturopathic doctorate with more than 30 years of clinical experience. He works with the NFL, NBA, MLB and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village to offer personalized health, wellness, diet and performance strategies. LaValle is best known for his expertise in metabolic and integrative medicine, with an extensive background in natural products, lifestyle drug/nutrient depletion and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital. He has developed health programs for the fitness industry, health care companies and professional sports teams including Corvette Race team, Orlando Magic, Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks, to name a few.

LaValle is an appointed faculty member and course director for the Integrative Medicine postgraduate program at George Washington University School of Medicine. He has trained thousands of health care professionals on the value of predictive health and modeling health care practices to incorporate lifestyle, diet and natural therapies as part of the health equation for Americans. LaValle is author of more than 20 books including, “Cracking the Metabolic Code,” “Nutritional Cost of Drugs,” and, “Your Blood Never Lies.” He has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Pharmacists” by American Druggist magazine. He also serves on the Scientific Advisory Council for Organic & Natural Health Association.
EP 98 - Tips for Reducing Hypertension, Naturally
In the United States, nearly 68 million people have high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension.

Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the U.S. 

Aside from medications, what are some lifestyle shifts you can make to reduce your blood pressure -- or sway your future risk? Are there certain supplements you can take?

James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist and naturopathic doctorate with more than 30 years of clinical experience. He joins Dr. Bond to explain how to reduce hypertension, naturally.