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Omega-3 May Protect Women From Heart Attack

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Dr. Tieraona Low Dog encourages women to protect themselves from heart attack with omega-3. This can be from supplements or eating fish a few times a week.

Dr. Low Dog has worked with national health policy for over ten years. From 2004 - 2007 she was on the Advisory Council for the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. She is Chair of the United States Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Committee.

(Transcribed from video interview)

Dr. Low Dog:
It helps stabilize the membranes, stabilize the plaque so that you’re less risk for having a recurrence of a heart attack. So, cheap for women because women with cardiovascular disease, you know, more of us die than men from our first heart attack, meaning prevention is critically important. So, I think most women should take an omega-3 supplement if she is not eating fish a couple of times a week.

Even the American Heart Association recommends that you have two servings or more of fish per week to protect your heart.

About Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.:
Dr. Tieraona Low Dog’s extensive career in studying natural medicine began more than twenty-five years ago. She studied midwifery, massage therapy, and was a highly respected herbalist, serving as President of the American Herbalist Guild and running a teaching clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico before receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She currently serves as the Director of the Fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

Visit Dr. Low Dog at http://www.drlowdog.com


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