You preach to your patients the effects of diet and exercise on their cardiovascular health. You explain the dangers heart conditions lead to and how to prevent them through lifestyle changes, but it's not common for you to mention psychiatric conditions in your practice. However, that might change due to recent studies conducted in Sweden and Finland.
The media stresses the importance of a healthy digestive tract and how it benefits the immune system and other areas of the body. Physicians may suggest a high-fiber diet to help the heart muscle and the digestive tract simultaneously. However, patients never hear their cardiologist stress why yogurt helps one of the most vital organs, the heart. Studies are now indicating a correlation between digestive health and the heart.