June 24, 2022
With deep sadness, we share the news of respected integrative cardiologist and former member of the A4M Board of Scientific Advisors, Dr. Stephen Sinatra’s passing. Dr. Sinatra was one of the most highly regarded and sought-after cardiologists whose whole-person approach to cardiovascular care revitalized patients with even the most advanced forms of disease.
A board-certified cardiologist specializing in integrative medicine, Dr. Sinatra was also certified as a bioenergetic psychotherapist and nutrition and anti-aging specialist – making his education and expertise genuinely unparalleled.
During the course of over 40 years of clinical practice, research, and study, Dr. Sinatra obtained numerous certifications, published a dozen best-selling books, and helped discover and develop healing strategies that guide integrative and anti-aging practices today.
February 18, 2021
The human body is vulnerable to a variety of environmental hazards which can have a noxious effect on overall health contributing to the development of cancers, neurological and neurodegenerative diseases, metabolic disorders, as well as reproductive and developmental disorders. Growing evidence suggests exposure to chemicals can elevate the risk of cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death in the United States which costs the nation hundreds of billions of dollars annually.
September 9, 2019
Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can greatly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease development and stroke while promoting heart health. According to current guidelines for blood cholesterol management, adults should have a total cholesterol reading of less than 200 mg/dL however, many individuals struggle with high levels of triglycerides and low levels of HDL putting them at risk for heart disease.
For some, lowering cholesterol levels requires a multifactorial approach comprised of medication, weight management, physical activity, and nutritional restrictions. Other individuals with elevated cholesterol levels may benefit from simple dietary changes such as reducing animal protein intake and increasing vegetable consumption, which can lower total cholesterol by 25% or more.