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Women ARE Different from Men--Even by CVD Biomarker Variations
A recent study showed that cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers differed significantly between females and males. The results of this study may indicate pathophysiological differences in CVD progression and subsequently affect potential, gender specific, therapeutic approaches for CVD. CVD biomarkers such as levels of lipid, endothelial function, and inflammation are used to determine individuals and populations 'at risk' for heart disease, heart attack, and other cardiovascular complications...
Every snack and meal that is eaten affects the level of glucose in the blood and the associated insulin response. Theglycemic loadof a meal influences theglycemic responseto the following meal. The body makes an assumption of how much of a glycemic response it should have for the following meal, based on the previous meal so that it is ready when sugars hit the digestive system.This process is known as the postprandial glycemic response (PPGR) or "second meal effect" and also called the "subsequent meal effect"...
Menopause represents the end of a woman's reproductive life. It is a gradual process, known as the menopausal transition, and is associated with depletion of estrogen levels in the body. In western countries, the average age of menopause is 51 years, but the age of menopause can vary widely depending on several factors...
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
Role of SPMs in the Resolution of Chronic Inflammation
Jennifer Stagg, ND
(3 credits of Naturopathic CE)
In this podcast Jennifer Stagg, ND presents an overview of the use of SPMs in clinical practice. Her research shows that the use of SPMs bring about an effective resolution response to chronic and acute inflammation. Dr
Stagg presents the causes of most inflammation in both young and old and the symptoms that are associated with its disease pathogenesis
Recorded at the AANP Pre-Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah at the 2016 American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Convention & Exhibition