Heart disease is the 2nd leading cause of deaths in Canada. About 1 in 15 Canadian adults age 20 and over live with ischemic heart disease. The Ayurvedic approach to heart disease is to identify foundational imbalances that can result in heart disease. This presentation will delve deep into our relationship with food and how cardiac health is affected by our diets. It will also focus on dispelling myths regarding cholesterol and will provide insight on how to embrace Ayurveda to keep your heart healthy.
Bio – Dr. Ahooja is a cardiologist in the greater toronto area with board certifications in adult cardiology, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT. She has a special focus in advanced cardiac imaging. Her training has spanned four countries where she has had the opportunity to practice under various health care systems and treated conditions of a variety of demographics. She has completed her Bachelors at the University of Toronto, Medical degree at the University of West Indies and Kasturba Medical college in India, and residency and fellowship at Wayne state University in Detroit Michigan. She is a key opinion leader in cardiovascular medicine. In addition, she has trained in Ayurvedic Medicine in 2014 and 2015 at CAISH in Toronto.
Dr. Vineeta Ahooja
MD, FACC, FASE
The Heart of the Matter