Fund Your Health by Reducing Cardiac Events by Dr. Lisa Williams


Health = Wealth

H-Asset: Cardiovascular Wealth 

H-Investment: Maintain a healthy weight

Maintaining a healthy weight is another very wise H-Investment that improves your overall health and wealth. Cardiovascular health needs to be reviewed on an ongoing basis to evaluate whether you and your family are comfortable with your overall H-Portfolio. One out of every three deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease in the United States. In 2016, there were 801,000 deaths linked to cardiovascular disease. The astronomical cost of cardiovascular treatments warrants this sort of H-Investment because our current path of $33 billion on strokes, and $207 billion on heart disease will far exceed the cost of prevention. Chronic debilitating illnesses drain our finances and happiness.

Cardiovascular Wealth is our protective wall against inflammation. We can’t control inflation, but we can try to control inflammation and the health problems that occur from it. This important H-Asset, Cardiovascular Wealth, should be the driving force in any H-Portfolio. Here is my H=W (Health = Wealth) formula: Maintaining a healthy weight is always a good H-Idea, and it will give you a slow and steady return on your H-Investments. That is why I include a variety of mostly organic fruits and vegetables, whole grains and protein, as well foods that enrich my cardiovascular health. I also limit my intake of sugars. My diet is rich in avocados, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, mixed greens, sweet potatoes, eggs, and various seeds and nuts. According to the World Heart Federation, a diet low in saturated fats and increased fruits and vegetables can decrease new major cardiac events by 73 percent (2017). Yes, that is 73 percent! I strongly believe that preventing difficulties and managing them when they are small is the key to a healthy life.

According to the National Commission on Prevention Priorities, preventive services not only save lives, but also save money. Such measures could save nearly two million lives and nearly $4 billion dollars a year! What you invest in your health should be an important decision, and sound food choices could certainly help grow your H-Portfolio over time.

I cannot express the importance of building an H-Portfolio that includes this important H-Investment. This is just one more way to pay your health forward by adding H-Investments to your and your family’s H-Portfolio that could fund your health. It is never too early or too late to invest in your health.

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What you invest in your health IS an important decision, and Dr. Lisa Williams can help you organize, prioritize, and maximize your H-Investments, using her unique Health=Wealth concept that will create health and balance, and empower you to invest and manage your own H-Portfolio. Take that first step and invest in your health and Contact Lisa today to schedule a free 15-minute phone, in person, or Skype consultation to discuss your individual health concerns. For over 30 years, Lisa has been helping people successfully overcome and manage a wide variety of ailments and conditions such as sleeping problems, stress management, digestive problems, sports injuries, orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal problemsamong others.

About Lisa’s Fund Your Health Blog

Lisa developed the Fund Your Health Blog to inspire people to achieve their health and wellness goals, by sharing what she has learned throughout her career and from her own personal journey. With Lisa’s relentless pursuit to restore the natural healing process, she reviews specific health assets (H-Assets) and recommends sound health investments (H-Investments) for building health dividends (H-Dividends) that are the key to a healthy lifestyle and will pay off in years to come. Yes, it is all about the H’s in her Health Portfolio. Using her approach will empower you to find your own solutions for a healthy lifestyle.

About Dr. Lisa Williams

Lisa has developed a business culture of health equals wealth and a core philosophy that bridges the gap between health and wealth using what she calls H-Portfolios (Health Portfolios), which leads to overall health. Lisa’s quest for health answers began nearly 30 years ago, when she needed to start building her own H-Portfolio, and this led her to create a multi-pronged approach to health and wellness, and pursue other areas of medicine and attain her acupuncture license. Lisa has managed several health clinics and consulted in multiple corporate, health and wellness industries and branches of medicine. Her areas of practice and experience have included corporate wellness, fitness, health and beauty, internal medicine, neurology, pain management, pediatrics, rehabilitation, schools, scoliosis management, sports injuries, and weight loss clinics. 

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Disclaimer: This material is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Information on this site is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. Doing anything recommended or suggested on this website/blog must be done at your own risk. 

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