Cholesterol - taking another view
So many people seem to have high cholesterol these days. It is definitely on the rise (pardon the pun).
As a Naturopath my mind automatically looks at why, not just how to remedy the issue. As a nurse and a Naturopath I have see the results of treating symptoms and treating the root cause. I am most definitely more in favour of working with the root cause. This way you are much more likely to improve the issue long term without longterm treatments and you more often than not end up working on other related issues.
Our first instinct is to reduce or cut out all fat. That’s not a healthy approach, our body needs fat, it’s just your body isn’t processing the cholesterol adequately. But why?
So a cause of the increase in our High cholesterol is our lifestyle – stress, diet, high processed food, low natural food.
There are a number of ways you can combat this:
If you have very high cholesterol and need a professional plan of action please contact the clinic on the number below. Remember a good nutritional therapist will work alongside your current treatment.
N.B. LDL - Low Density Lipids -this needs to be low
HDL - High Density Lipids - needs to be raised
To find out more, you can contact Carina at (087) 0978880, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, check out her website at www.itsanaturalchoice.com, or visit her clinic at Lisnolan, Manulla, Castlebar, or, on Wednesdays, at HoneyBee Health Shop, Claremorris (by appointment only)
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Carina Kennedy was formerly a Nurse, now a Nutritional Therapist and Herbalist living in the west of Ireland. Her passion is food, health and teaching clients to gain control of their life with simple techniques.