Podcast – How does the Thyroid affect the Heart? with Dr. Steven Masley
Description: If you have thyroid disease, you are most likely to get heart disease. Hypothyroid causes weight gain, lowers your energy, raises your cholesterol and increases the heart disease risk. People who have uncontrolled heart disease can have more cardiovascular risks.
(1:00) – Cardiovascular risks in relation to Thyroid diseases
(2:40) – Gender misconceptions and risk factors
(3:45) – Symptoms of Heart disease
(5:15) – Steps on preventing heart disease
(5:47) – Circulation and sexual function
(7:05) – Natural prevention and medications
(9:20) – Cardiac surgeries and procedures
(10:20) – Primary food to eliminate for prevention of heart disease
(12:00) – Healthy food for the heart
(12:55) – Probiotic rich food
(13:33) – Fiber and Microbes
(13:52) – Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) organic compound
(14:22) – Mediterranean diet
(17:25) – The 30-Day Heart Tune-up book campaign
Steven Masley, MD, is a physician, nutritionist, trained chef, and creator of the top health program on PBS, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. He is a fellow of the American Heart Association and the American College of Nutrition and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of South Florida.
His latest best-selling book is the new and revised The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up: A Breakthrough Medical Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. His work has been seen by millions on PBS, the Discovery Channel, The Today show, and many other outlets.
For more details, visit his website, www.drmasley.com.
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