cardiac disease

High cholesterol levels getting you down

Have you been told you have high cholesterol levels? Many people find their cholesterol levels rise along with their age. After paying attention to diet and alcohol consumption, herbal medicine can be just what you need. Key herbs include globe artichoke, milk thistle and dandelion root which aid liver function and may help lower cholesterol …

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A Boost for the Men

No offence men, but many of you are famous for paying more attention to your favourite sports team, cars and work than to the early warning signs of health problems. So, do you need a boost? A biggy is indigestion and fatigue. A pharmaceutical is often the first prescription, but sadly the side effect does …

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Protect your sacred heart from hypertension and heart disease

Heart warming herbs for heart health and reducing hypertension Perhaps it is because we are having a very cold winter that some customers coming into Bodywise have presented with heart disease and in particular heart arrythmias and hypertension. Here are some of our thoughts on the classification of hypertension and complimentary herbal, nutritional and lifestyle options. We …

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Nutrition for a happy heart is not really a great mystery

Key point: Healthy blood sugar metabolism maximises our cardiovascular health and makes for a happy heart The foods that we humans are designed to eat come from a diet rich in raw fruits, (4 portions daily) and all colorful vegetables (6 portions daily), including wholegrains, low gluten wheats and oats, a variety of lentils and legumes. Add …

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