Recommended Cardiovascular Blood Tests

Ep 107
In this episode of Reinvent Healthcare, I provide a comprehensive overview of recommended cardiovascular blood tests and I highlight the limitations of conventional testing stressing the importance of additional markers beyond lipid panels to effectively assess cardiovascular risk. I also discuss various categories of tests, including clotting indicators, inflammation markers, lipoproteins, nitric oxide production, and miscellaneous mechanisms. Make sure to listen to the full episode to learn more about these crucial tests and their role in evaluating cardiovascular health.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • What is the significance of LDL particle number and size in cardiovascular risk assessment?
  • What are the key limitations of conventional cardiovascular testing, and why may calculated LDL not be entirely accurate?
  • What are the limitations of conventional cardiovascular testing?

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Ritamarie Loscalzo

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is a best-selling author and speaker known for her extensive knowledge, infectious energy, and inspirational message that encourages individuals to become their own best health advocate. She is an internationally recognized nutrition and health authority who specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore hormone balance with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal and insulin imbalances. She founded the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology to empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health concerns by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the body's master controller.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master’s in Human Nutrition, has completed a 2-year, 500-hour Herbal Medicine Program at David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies and has a master's degree in Computer Science, which contributes to her skills as an ace problem solver.