5-Second Fix STOPS Heart Disease
Sometimes lowering your risk of dying from heart disease or stroke can seem daunting.
No one wants to change their diet… join a gym… or even just cut out French fries!
Now you don’t have to.
You can make giant strides in your heart health with some very small, very simple changes.
And this five-second fix might be one of the easiest yet.
If you want to keep your risk of heart attack and stroke low, you have to pay attention to the health of your arteries.
They carry oxygen and nutrients to every organ and tissue in your body. To do so, they need to be soft and supple, ready to expand and contract based on what your body needs at the moment.
The problems start when those vessels become hard and narrow because of plaque buildup. At that point, they can no longer respond to the body’s needs, and the oxygen and blood supply to the organs is greatly reduced.
If they become severely blocked, it leads to a heart attack.
Simply put, keeping your arteries healthy is one of the most powerful ways to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke.
But there’s one surprising factor that is likely contributing to atherosclerosis…
The night light in your bedroom.
Actually, ANY light at all that seeps into your bedroom while you’re trying to sleep can have devastating effects on your heart.
In a study published in Environment International, researchers followed 1,000 people for three years to see what kind of impact light pollution would have on their health.
After adjusting for other risk factors, they still found a very clear link between how much light was shining in a bedroom at night and the progression of atherosclerosis.
This simple—yet alarming—fact means that something as simple as a nightlight, the street light shining in your window, or a TV that has been left on can actually increase your risk of dying from heart disease or a stroke.
Light suppresses your body’s production of the hormone, melatonin. In addition to promoting good sleep, melatonin also helps reduce blood pressure and inflammation—two key factors that contribute to atherosclerosis.
The solution here is simple.
Take five seconds before bedtime to make your room as dark as possible when you’re sleeping.
Turn off indoor lights and close those blackout curtains to keep any outdoor light from creeping in.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
For years he’s been the trusted doctor for celebrities, world-class athletes, and countless seniors looking to reclaim their health.
And now…for the first time ever… he’s making his medical breakthroughs available to readers all across America.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D. is one of the most pioneering and innovative minds in medicine today – and he delivers cutting-edge cures each month through his Natural Health Response newsletter.
Natural Health Response readers get full access to Dr. Gerhauser’s protocols for chronic pain… heart disease… diabetes… Alzheimer’s… and even cancer. These are the very same treatments Dr. Gerhauser recommends to his own patients at his practice in Tucson, Arizona.
In addition to being a board-certified medical doctor, Dr. Gerhauser has earned two master’s degrees and has served as a clinical professor at the University of Arizona.
And as a physician at the world-famous Canyon Ranch, Dr. Gerhauser treated celebrities from around the world who paid dearly for the type of next-generation health information he provides Natural Health Response readers each month.
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