Treating High Cholesterol with Chinese Medicine

High cholesterol and triglycerides (hyperlipidemias) have been shown to contribute to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.This course looks at the biomedical side of these conditions and how Chinese medicine can help.

Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber

Course Overview

High cholesterol and triglycerides (hyperlipidemias) have been shown to contribute to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Drugs used to treat these conditions are consistently in the top ten drugs sold in the US. Chinese medicine can help these patients in natural and effective ways. This course looks at the biomedical side of these conditions including the pathophysiology, common (and not so common) lab tests, and treatments, mostly pharmaceuticals. Then we will look at how Chinese medicine can help. We will discuss acupuncture, herbs, and lifestyle changes and the evidence to support their use. Practitioners will walk away with a clear understanding of these conditions and tools on how to help their patients.

Objectives

  • Understand hyperlipidemias from a biomedical perspective.

  • Apply Chinese and biomedical diagnostics to hyperlipidemia patients.

  • Develop appropriate and effective treatment strategies.

Outline

  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    Introduction.

  • 15 min - 1.75 hrs

    Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of high cholesterol and triglycerides (hyoerlipidemias).

  • 1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    Summary.

Reviews

  • william d. (Canada)

    A well done approach to a very common clinical complaint

  • Angela T. (United States of America)

    Great class and teacher. Material is presented clearly. Givers you a better understanding of treating hyperlipidemia and the mechanisms that cholesterol plays in the body.

Reviews

A well done approach to a very common clinical complaint

william d. (Canada)

Great class and teacher. Material is presented clearly. Givers you a better understanding of treating hyperlipidemia and the mechanisms that cholesterol plays in the body.

Angela T. (United States of America)

Teacher

Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.

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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Standard Certificate (2), Florida (2), NCCAOM (2)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

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