‘Congestive Heart Failure: An integrative approach’ Webinar Presented by Dr Karen Marsden


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Pharmaceuticals for the management of congestive heart failure have come a long way in recent decades, but they still don’t always work as well as you hope. In addition, these drugs sometimes come with side effects that can even worsen heart disease or its renal failure sequelae.

Herbal medicines target some of the same general mechanisms involved in congestive heart failure, but without the adverse effects. They can be easily combined with drug therapies to make them more effective, but if applied early enough in the disease process, may suffice on their own. This webinar will review some of the most important of these early interventions, illustrating their use with actual cases.

At the completion of this webinar participants will be able to list aspects of congestive heart failure that can be managed with herbs and supplements. They will also understand how drug and herb therapy can be integrated to manage congestive heart failure cases.

Included with your webinar order:

  • Access to a recording of the webinar (for a minimum of 2 years)
  • Lecture notes
  • Certificate of attendance

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Presented by Dr Karen Marsden DVM, CVA, BA

Dr. Karen Marsden received an Ivy League education at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to train as a veterinarian at the prestigious Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University outside Boston. She is an owner of a complementary medicine practice in Edmonton Alberta Canada. With over 20 years veterinary experience, Dr Marsden has a great passion for dogs, and it was her work with Greyhound Rescue that led to her career in veterinary medicine. Her main areas of interest include allopathic medicine, acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine and herbology, homeopathy, western herbal medicine and utilizing integrative solutions to recalcitrant disease. Dr Marsden was awarded Holistic Veterinary Practitioner of the Year “ for 2018-19 by the AHVMA