Cardiovascular Health: A Modern Perspective

Professor Kerry Bone and Berris Burgoyne, ND

Saturday, March 5, 2022
9 am - Noon


Add to Calendar 03/05/2022 09:00:00 AM 03/05/2022 12:00:00 PM Cardiovascular Health: A Modern Perspective Webinar


Despite a massive investment in research and drug development, cardiovascular disease remains a significant cause of death and disability in our communities. The famous Framingham Heart Study led to a focus in terms of drugs for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. But as we have read and seen, the issues are complex and controversial. And is this really the full picture?

New research is pointing to the fundamental role of maintaining and enhancing cellular health as an overriding principle behind healthy aging and the prevention of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease.  

Achieving clarity among this confusion must also take into account the new thinking about what typically triggers a heart attack and stroke and the recently discovered roles of vulnerable plaque and coronary microvascular dysfunction. 

In this presentation, Professor Kerry Bone will investigate this new cellular health understanding and what it means for your clinical practice.  Berris Burgoyne will dive deep into the specific issues relating to the cardiovascular health of women, as most of our understanding of cardiovascular health is based on the experience of male patients. Current research suggests that there are important factors to consider when treating women with cardiovascular disease. In these presentations you will learn:

  • The key issues behind general disease prevention and healthy aging as the most important strategy for preventing and managing heart disease
  • How to utilize our phytochemical molecular tool kit to achieve this via hormetic responses, Nrf2, mitochondrial therapy, resolving chronic inflammation and supporting endothelial and microcirculatory health
  • What really causes arterial disease, with a focus on inflammation and endothelial health
  • The inflammatory role of cholesterol crystals and environmental toxins in heart disease
  • The marked differences between men and women for heart disease
  • What really triggers heart attacks and strokes and the key role of stress 
  • The many facets of stress that can provoke heart attacks, such as anger, depression, infection and poor sleep
  • Key interventions to stabilize vulnerable plaque
  • Regressing plaque with diet is proven to be possible
  • Some highly clinically relevant herbs that might surprise you, together with some newer options
  • Functional herbal therapy strategies with example protocols

3 CEU’s for DC’s applied through TCC (MA, RI, CT, NH, VT, ME, and NJ) 3 PDAs for Lac’s and 3 CEs for ND’s


Kerry Bone Kerry Bone, BSc (Hons), Dip Phyto, FNIMH, FNHAA, MCPP, FANTA

Professor Kerry Bone is a practicing herbalist, co-founder and head of Research and Development at MediHerb, and Principal of the Australian College of Phytotherapy. He was also recently appointed Adjunct Professor at the New York Chiropractic College.

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Berris Burgoyne Berris Burgoyne, BHSc, ND, Dip Herb

Berris Burgoyne is a renowned naturopathic clinician with 25 years’ experience. What sets Berris apart as a speaker and educator is her ability to take very complex technical data and transform it into practical clinical information that is easy to understand and apply. This, coupled with her extensive clinical experience, makes her an authoritative and dynamic presenter.

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