Encompassing functional cardiology, integrative medicine, and metabolic medicine/cardiology, this unique reference offers an up-to-date, expert approach to heart health wellness and treating the diseased heart and blood vessels. It provides today’s practitioners with insight into various treatment options and alternatives to pharmaceutical care and surgery, incorporating new scientific information on metabolic and integrative cardiovascular medicine from peer-reviewed articles, evidence-based medicine and human clinical research as a foundation for practical clinical information. FEATURES ? Covers functional cardiology, integrative medicine and metabolic medicine/cardiology in an expert, practical manner — ideally suited for practitioners who already incorporate integrative approaches in their practice, as well as more traditional clinicians who want to learn more about this growing area ? Reviews pathophysiology, vascular biology and vascular aging, nutrition supplements and food sensitivities, testing and cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, congestive heart failure, CV genomics, pharmacotherapy, special populations and more ? Helps clinicians develop a comprehensive prevention, management and treatment program to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease, targeting organ damage, morbidity and mortality ? Ideal for cardiologists, fellows, naturopathic, osteopathic and chiropractic physicians, primary care and internal medicine providers, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.