Atherosclerosis: The Stealth Health Threat

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: Atherosclerosis is a slowly developing condition that can damage your arteries, eventually setting you up for a heart attack or stroke.
Air Date: 8/30/16
Duration: 27
Guest Bio: James LaValle, RPh, CCN
Jim-LaValleJames LaValle, RPh, CCN, is a nationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist, founder of Metabolic Code Enterprises, Inc. He founded and practices at Progressive Medical Center in Orange County, CA. He also founded Integrative Health Resources in 2001 as a natural products industry consulting company. Mr. LaValle has 27 years of expertise in natural therapeutics application and drug/nutrient depletion issues, and in 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.

He is author of 16 e-books and 20 books and was named one of the “50 Most Influential Pharmacists” by American Druggist magazine and was one of only nine Americans selected to participate in the inaugural Dietary Supplement Education Alliance & Dietary Supplement Information Bureau. Mr. LaValle is a favorite interviewee for the media related to natural care, and has done well over 500 media appearances in T.V. and radio.

Mr. LaValle served as an adjunct associate professor at Cincinnati College of Pharmacy for over 14 years. He was appointed Metabolic Medicine Institute (MMI) Committee Chairperson in 2014 and is also affiliated with George Washington University as the course director in systems biology and as a clinical lecturer. He currently is a co-chairman for A4M Advisory Board as well as an instructor for the Fellowship for Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Fellowship.
Atherosclerosis: The Stealth Health Threat
Atherosclerosis is sneaky.

It’s a slowly developing condition that can damage your arteries, eventually setting you up for a heart attack or stroke.

Board certified nutritionist and clinical pharmacist James LaValle joins Dr. Jeff to help listeners understand how atherosclerosis develops and why it can be such a deadly health threat. He also teases out the hereditary and lifestyle factors that can put you at risk.

But, it’s not all bad news. According to LaValle, making some simple lifestyle swaps can reduce your risk of atherosclerosis and enhance your overall cardiovascular health.