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Markers to Assess Heart Health Including Needed Tests

Markers to Assess Heart Health Including Needed Tests

In this episode, Dr. Husain discusses the effects of life-limiting inflammation on the cardiovascular system, lifestyle choices that impact inflammation, and marker tests that can identify and locate cardiovascular inflammation. CEO and Co-Founder of the Asher Longevity Institute John Asher interviews Dr. Abid Husain, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists and Certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. Doctor Husain is a physician at the Boone Heart Institute in Greenwood Village, Colorado, working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and stroke prevention programs, combined with a functional medicine outlook. Some of the topics covered in this episode include:

  • What are the specific positive effects of sufficient sleep and physical activity?
  • How do sugars, saturated fats, and gut irritants impact cardiovascular health?
  • In what way does excess body fat endanger overall health all on its own?
  • What is the difference between cholesterol and plaque?
  • What are the seven major blood tests and markers for cardiovascular inflammation?

John Asher
John is an experienced international speaker on living a longer, healthy life and the key founder of Asher Longevity. In his late 70s, John is vibrant and active, delivering sales training and life longevity information in the USA, Canada, and China. John's mantra is always "making the complex simple" He first applied that to growing a highly successful sales training company. Now he has applied it to the principles of living a long and active life. He has taken mountains of information on supplements, new innovative treatments, and lifestyle habits and combined them into a simple system that is constantly updated and refined by the Asher Longevity Institute.

Dr. Abid Husain
Dr. Husain is a cardiologist working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone at the Boone Heart Institute in Denver. Located in Denver, the Boone Heart Institute provides corporate wellness and executive health programs. Most other clinics treat heart patients after they have a stroke or heart issue. The Boone Heart Institute sets itself apart by treating the major risk factors of heart disease and working to roll back the damage and reduce your "arterial age". The proof is in the results, they have never once had any patient under their care suffer a heart attack or stroke!

Optimum Hormone Balance for Women

Optimum Hormone Balance for Women

In this episode of ALIve, CEO and Co-Founder of the Asher Longevity Institute John Asher interviews Dr. Abid Husain, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists and Certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. Doctor Husain is a physician at the Boone Heart Institute in Greenwood Village, Colorado, working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and stroke prevention programs, combined with a functional medicine outlook. Completing a two part-part discussion on hormones, the first being “The Myths and Facts Behind Testosterone Replacement”, Dr. Husain speaks to optimum hormone balances for women.

  • At what age can women experience hormone imbalance?
  • What are some of the first hormones affected and what are typical symptoms?
  • How does hormone imbalance affect heart and brain health?
  • In what way do the main hormones relate to each other?
  • What are the latest hormone replacement therapies?
  • Where should one go for further information on hormone replacement therapies?

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The Myths and Facts Behind Testosterone Replacement

The Myths and Facts Behind Testosterone Replacement

Testosterone for men is an essential and beneficial hormone for energy, libido, functionality, and metabolism and it relieves depression, controls inflammation, and helps arteries. It's also important for women. Testosterone levels fall with age and can be replaced by topical creams, patches, injections, and pellets. Testosterone misuse - for bodybuilding and performance enhancement - can be dangerous to your health, but so can low levels of this vital hormone. In this episode of ALIve, CEO and Co-Founder of the Asher Longevity Institute John Asher interviews Dr. Abid Husain, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists and Certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. Doctor Husain is a physician at the Boone Heart Institute in Greenwood Village, Colorado, working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and stroke prevention programs, combined with a functional medicine outlook. Following discussion of peptides in previous episodes, Dr. Husain begins a two-part session on hormones. Listen to Dr. Husain separate the myths from the truths of testosterone.

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Use of Peptides in Anti-Aging

Use of Peptides in Anti-Aging with Dr. Abid Husain

In this episode of ALIve, Dr. Husain continues the discussion of peptides that he started in an earlier episode titled “Best Non-Prescription Ways to Improve Longevity.” Peptides, a generalized term for cell-signaling molecules, have been around for over 100 years. They are isolated from plant and animal sources and have been produced in pharmaceutical labs since the 1960s. Peptides are often talked about in skincare, but they also can help build muscle, promote fat loss, reduce inflammation, and improve immune function. CEO and Co-Founder of the Asher Longevity Institute John Asher interviews Dr. Abid Husain, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists and Certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. Doctor Husain is a physician at the Boone Heart Institute in Greenwood Village, Colorado, working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and stroke prevention programs, combined with a functional medicine outlook. 

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Best Non-Prescription Ways to Improve Longevity

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In this episode of ALIve, CEO and Co-Founder of the Asher Longevity Institute John Asher interviews Dr. Abid Husain, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists and Certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine. According to the Institute for Functional Medicine, it’s a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness. Dr. Husain explains how he has moved from conventional cardiology medicine treating current conditions to focusing on the future of his patients. He discusses the history of peptides, the role of hormones, and health at the cellular level. Dr. Husain advises three non-prescription actions we can take to slow down the body’s deterioration. Doctor Husain is a physician at the Boone Heart Institute in Greenwood Village, Colorado, working closely with Dr. Jeffrey Boone on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and stroke prevention programs, combined with a functional medicine outlook. 

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