True and surprising root causes of heart disease

Dr. Sandra Fleming

“Anything that can cause an imbalance in your gut, can cause inflammation, and can affect your heart.”

Heidi Cox

In this episode, we discuss some of the true and surprising root causes of heart disease and other metabolic health issues. 

5:30 – 8th and 9th inning medicine vs. 2nd or 3rd inning medicine

10:10 – Insulin resistance

20:00 – Proper testing

30:00 – Non-drug solutions

Heidi Cox

About the Guest

Dr. Sandra Fleming is a board-certified Family Medicine physician with residency training in both internal and family medicine – this includes working in a Level 1 Trauma Center in Brooklyn, New York, and in an underserved hospital and clinic in Portsmouth, Virginia. Dr. Fleming is an Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.

Dr. Fleming feels fortunate to be a part of a beautiful community in Fort Bragg, California. She has a love for nature and animals. You may find her hiking or biking with her husband on the numerous scenic trails, kayaking on Big River, or enjoying time with her four ducks, one chicken, and two dogs.