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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2020, Vol. 18 ›› Issue (2): 159-162.doi: 10.1016/j.joim.2019.12.001

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A case-based approach to integrative medicine for cardiovascular disease prevention

Brody Slostada, Tejinder Khalsab, Kathleen Youngb, Hildalicia Guerrac, Anjali Bhagraa   

  1. a. Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 55904, USA
    b. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 55904, USA
    c. Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 55904, USA

  • Online:2020-03-10 Published:2019-12-30
  • Contact: Brody Slostad

Cardiovascular disease is commonly encountered in the adult population and has large impacts on morbidity and mortality. The ever-expanding evidence base for the use of integrative medicine in cardiology necessitates providers caring for patients with cardiovascular disease to be familiar with these therapies. However, providers may find it difficult to adequately discuss these therapies in an average office visit. Through a case-based, question-and-answer approach, the authors review some clinically relevant and helpful research that addresses the incorporation of integrative medicine in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Key words: Integrative medicine, Coronary artery disease, Atrial fibrillation, Preventive medicine, Cerebrovascular disease

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