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Heart Solution for Women
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Heart Solution for Women
A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
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Heart disease remains the number one killer of women, outpacing breast cancer, diabetes, and stroke, with one in four women receiving a diagnosis in her lifetime. And the problem is only getting worse.

Dr. Mark Menolascino has been on the front lines of cardiac research for most of his life, running a highly successful clinic where he takes a holistic, personalized approach to reversing disease and jump-starting health. Most of his patients are women struggling with symptoms and illnesses that stem from the most important, life-giving organ in the body: the heart. In Heart Solution for Women, Dr. Menolascino explores the many ways our hearts are the pathway to overall health. While the classic risk factors for heart disease—obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stress, and poor diet—are critical components, symptoms of the disease manifest differently in women's bodies and can go misdiagnosed for years. They include depression, anxiety and panic attacks, poor sleep, and widespread pain, and can be masked during pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and menopause only to appear with great force later in life.

Featuring the latest research on gut, brain, and hormone health and including answers to the most common heart-health misunderstandings, Heart Solution for Women finally gives women the tools to succeed, feel great in their bodies, and add years to their lives.

Heart disease remains the number one killer of women, outpacing breast cancer, diabetes, and stroke, with one in four women receiving a diagnosis in her lifetime. And the problem is only getting worse.

Dr. Mark Menolascino has been on the front lines of cardiac research for most of his life, running a highly successful clinic where he takes a holistic, personalized approach to reversing disease and jump-starting health. Most of his patients are women struggling with symptoms and illnesses that stem from the most important, life-giving organ in the body: the heart. In Heart Solution for Women, Dr. Menolascino explores the many ways our hearts are the pathway to overall health. While the classic risk factors for heart disease—obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stress, and poor diet—are critical components, symptoms of the disease manifest differently in women's bodies and can go misdiagnosed for years. They include depression, anxiety and panic attacks, poor sleep, and widespread pain, and can be masked during pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and menopause only to appear with great force later in life.

Featuring the latest research on gut, brain, and hormone health and including answers to the most common heart-health misunderstandings, Heart Solution for Women finally gives women the tools to succeed, feel great in their bodies, and add years to their lives.

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  • MARK MENOLASCINO, MD has over 35 years of health care experience. He is one of very few physicians that is Board Certified as an Internal Medicine Specialist, Board Certified in Integrative and Holistic Medicine, is a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner as well as Board Certified in Advanced Hormone Management and Anti-Aging Medicine.

    He additionally has a Master's Degree in Pharmacology and Immunology, and was a doctoral candidate in the Medical Scientist Program assisting with Clinical Trials of new medications as well as part of the Heart Disease Reversal Team with Dr. Dean Ornish. His medical knowledge is complemented by advanced training and clinical experience in Nutrition, Naturopathic Medicine, Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture, Ayurvedic Medicine and Homeopathy.

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  • Library Journal

    March 1, 2019

    Heart disease, long considered primarily a men's problem, is the No. 1 cause of death among women. Since women on average have smaller hearts and different hormonal profiles, treatments designed for men are generally not effective. Physician Menolascino, who practices functional medicine, blends traditional and alternative therapies to help women prevent and treat heart disease. The author begins by explaining basic anatomy and physiology and how the various organ systems work together. He then discusses the role of inflammation in disease, the influence of stress on the body, and the importance of reducing risk factors for heart disease. Recommendations include eating well, getting at least eight hours of sleep each night, exercise, healthy family/social relationships, and mental/emotional stability. Menolascino recommends a combination of prescription drugs and supplements when necessary, with the goal of reducing or eliminating them if possible. He calls for physicians and patients to create a treatment plan together, that sticking with it will result in improved well-being. Although this is nothing new, the author explains the concepts very well, and his emphasis on combining different therapeutic modes is refreshing. VERDICT For all public and consumer health collections.--Barbara Bibel, formerly Oakland P.L.

    Copyright 2019 Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.

  • Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, New York Times Bestselling Author of Dr Kellyann’s Bone Broth Diet "If you think heart disease is a male problem, you need to read this
    eye-opening book. In it, Dr. Menolascino gives you the inside story and tells you step-by-step how to keep your own heart healthy—or how mend it, safely and naturally, if it's sick."
  • Amy Myers, M.D., author of the New York Times besteller The Autoimmune Solution "Thanks to Heart Solution for Women, women can finally get to the root of the uncomfortable and life-threatening symptoms they're experiencing with simple effective solutions. Dr. Mark is a leader in the field of functional medicine and the information in this timely book may well save your life."
  • Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, FACB, President, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute "a must read for anyone concerned with how to prevent the leading cause of premature death in women."
  • David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, Author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Grain Brain and Brain Maker "Heart Solution for Women makes clear how fundamental changes in lifestyle choices can absolutely rewrite a woman's heart health destiny for the better. This is information of immense importance for healthcare practitioners and consumers alike."
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