Advanced Integrative Medicine Blog: heart health

Managing Patients with Hypertension

Written by: Guadalupe Navarro, RN and FNP student As a provider, it is imperative that one is aware of how to appropriately manage patients with hypertension. To achieve this one must understand how each anti-hypertensive class works. Ace-inhibitors work by interfering with the body’s renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. Thus, dilating the blood vessels and increasing blood flow. …continue reading.

Heart Attacks in Women

Women are doing it all these days – the work/life balance isn’t easy. They are putting in extra hours at the office while managing an active home, kids schedules, meals, errands, relationships and daily life. There’s a lot of stress, a lot of dining out and not a lot of time to exercise. It’s no …continue reading.