Alternative Heart Disease Remedies:


Alternative Treatment for Silent Killer

The Heart and Vascular System is a very large system of body. Its primary function is to deliver food and oxygen to cells and remove cellular waste. Heart disease is usually referred as silent killer as first sign of disease can be fatal. It is one of the highest causes of mortality in middle age. It is estimated that about 50 million Americans are suffering from heart disease.
There are many disorders, which affect heart such as atherosclerosis, angina, heart attack, and heart failure, arrhythmias, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, heart murmurs, rheumatic heart disease, valvular disease, and high blood pressure or hypertension.

Lifestyle changes are very necessary in limiting Heart ailments as well in treating them. Complimentary System of medicines believes that functioning of other organs such as liver and kidney is also very important in protecting Heart.

Risk factors For Heart Disease:

1) Diet Rich in Fat. such as chocolate, sugar, butter, red meat, fried foods, soft drinks, spicy foods, white flour
2) Excessive weight.
3) High Blood Pressure.
4) Personality type A.
5) Genetic factor.
6) Smoking.
7) High Cholesterol.
Food such as chocolate, sugar, butter, red meat, fried foods, soft drinks, spicy foods, white flour

Alternative Therapy

1) Diet: Avoid eating food such as chocolate, sugar, butter, red meat, fried foods, soft drinks, spicy foods, and white flour. Eat fibrous food, raw foods, fish, turkey, chicken, garlic, onions, and nuts.

Increase supplements of:
a) Vitamin E. It refers to a group of 8 natural compounds alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherols and tocotrienols. The body does not produce vitamin E; it must be supplied by foods and supplements. Vitamin E. is also a mild anticoagulant (blood thinner) therefore it may reduce the risk of blood clots.
b) Vitamin C: It is said that Vitamin C and L-Lysine will prevent cardiovascular disease by stopping a kind of Low density Lipoprotein accumulating in blood vessels.
c) Magnesium may offer a significant protection against atherosclerosis.

2) Weight: Obesity is a major factor in heart disease. Reducing weight limits the impact of heart disease.
3) Stress: Avoid stress; learn stress-management techniques such as deep breathing exercises, meditation.
4) Exercise: People who are sedentary will be more likely to develop heart disease when compared to people who are active.
Home remedies:
a. For Reducing Blood Cholesterol:
1. Herb Guggul.
2. Green Tea
3. Alfalfa a kind of grass.
4. Ginger
b. For Reducing Fatty Acids:
1. Turmeric
2. Citrus fruits such as lemon and oranges.
A word of caution the remedies suggested are in no way prescriptions. If you have a problem consults your health provider.
Other forms of treatment can also used such as Acupressure, Homeopathy etc.

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