Chronic disease on the rise. Worrying Stats for cardiovascular disease

Chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, account for approximately 90% of all deaths in Australia despite the fact that they are largely preventable through dietary and lifestyle modification.

The proportion of our population that is aged over 65 years is predicted to triple in certain areas of Australia by 2051.2 This is particularly alarming given that chronic disease rates are greater with increasing age. For example, the incidence of coronary heart disease in people aged 75 to 90 years is estimated to be 18 times greater than those aged 40 to 54 years.

In 2006 to 2007, the Australian government’s budget allocation for chronic disease prevention was only 1.9%,4 which shows that there is still not enough emphasis being placed on preventative healthcare measures in our modern society.

For more detailed help with individual cases and to discover detailed protocols for any associated condition, please contact our professional Naturopathic Practitioner at:

A Natural Self,

A Naturopathy Clinic

Dana Kington


244 South Tce

South Fremantle, 6162


At A Natural Self clinic, you will find all the latest technology, such as Toxicity and Heavy Metal Testing, Live Blood Analysis (Hemaview), and Iridology. We also treat with all forms of Natural Medicine with the nutritional supplementation of Homeopathy, Western Herbs, Chinese Medicine, Vitamins, Minerals, Amino acids and Enzyme Therapy.

This naturopathy clinic also supplies natural gift kits at our retail on line shop. Natural products have been thoughtfully organized into kits for different health ailments. They consist of natural supplement remedies in attractive gift boxes for you to choose from. It doesn’t matter what the ailment, these gift kits are a perfect natural product gift idea. For a look at these natural gift kits, please visit our web site at


Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian social trends, 2004: Scenarios for Australia’s ageing population. Retrieved 23 November 2010 <>.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Incidence and prevalence of chronic disease. Retrieved 22 November 2010 <>.