Cardiovascular Health Depends upon Endothelial Cell Condition!

Cardiovascular disease is prevalent. Learn why endothelial cell health is critical!

 

Island Healthworks features this fascinating video discussing Dr. Esselstyn’s findings on the effects of a Western diet on endothelial cell survival! Findings are examined in relation to general cardiovascular health!

Cardiovascular disorders are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in North America. Health research indicates a variety of factors may be involved, many of them potentially addressable through the right lifestyle and health care choices.

In this special feature post, Island Healthworks gives you an inside view of the cellular biology behind many cardiovascular symptoms to equip you with the cutting edge knowledge you need to better protect yourself!

The truth about the health of your cardiovascular system takes a suprising turn when the link between endothelial cells in the circulatory system, nitric oxide and a standard western diet are considered.  In 1985, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn conducted whole foods, plant based diet studies with 24 participants. 6 participants dropped out, leaving 18, but of those 18, 11 showed halted progression of heart disease after angiograms, while 4 displayed evidence pointing to a reversal of the disorder.

Endothelial cells line the inside of the vast, sensitive cardiovascular system. If laid out, the endothelial cells in a healthy person would cover 6 to 8 tennis courts! Endothelial cells are critical to your cardiovascular health on a physiological and biochemical level. Identified in 1978 as producers of nitric oxide, these specialized cells release significant quantities of this gas that is often overlooked in its core importance next to oxygen.

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Student Stress Reduction & Performance

Natural Lifestyle Approaches and Herbal Supplements for Students!

Experiencing Stress? Learn Relaxation & Wellness Tips with Island Healthworks

Access to Nature Can Reduce Stress Levels

Studying aims to build on our skills and expand our most important life opportunities. However, pressure towards the end of the school year may place a notable level of stress on the human body. As a result, mental functioning may actually decline the more we try to study, which is very counterproductive to effective learning. In order to make education a success and avoid burnout, we must  align with nature and reduce stress on the body through healthy lifestyle habits.

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Beauty is Not Skin Deep: Inner Health for a Vibrant Appearence

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Natural Health Care Supports Vibrant Looks

To Look Your Best, you Must Also Feel Your Best

   Beauty is certainly not skin deep. The relationship between health and beauty is clear, but all too often overlooked. Those seeking to look and feel the best in a visible manner must look to the health of the inner organ systems first. This is our longest blog article, but it makes an interesting read!

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Toxin Avoidance & Detoxification Support

 

Urban River - Robert Campbell

                          Reduce Toxicity Through Lifestyle and Herbal Approaches

     The environment humans exist within has always impacted our health, positively and negatively. Now, society faces fewer threats from contagious illnesses, poisonous plants or exposure, but more insidious chronic threats in the form of environmental pollution have permeated many aspects of our lives. Such environmental burdens stress the detoxification system to the limits, especially in the chemically sensitive.Pesticides are present in foods, while every piece of packaging material or breath of industrial air places a cumulative burden on our detoxification system.

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Student Stress Reduction & Performance

 

Natural Lifestyle Approaches and Herbal Supplements for Students!

Studying aims to grow our skillset and boost our potential as human beings. However, a fall return to school may place a notable level of stress on the human body. As a result, mental functioning may actually decline the more we try to study, which is very counterproductive to effective learning. In order to make education a success and avoid burnout, we must  align with nature and reduce stress on the body through healthy lifestyle habits.

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