Coronary Heart Disease
Coronary artery disease is among many heart disorders which has occupied many people around the world. It is a condition when major blood vessels which supply blood, oxygen and nutrients to heart are affected and damaged. This is due to the deposition of plague in the arteries. This accumulation leads to narrowing of blood vessels which obstruct the flow of blood and in this way there is poor supply and nutrition to the heart. All this leads to chest pain, called angina, shortness of breath, fatigue etc. If there is complete blockage, it may lead to heart attack!
What are the Causes for Coronary Heart Disease to Happen?
Following are the causative factors which contribute to have with this diseases:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- High triglycerides
- Some medicinal use
- Radiation use for some chest cancer
All the causative factors like cholesterol gets deposited in inner layer of major blood vessels and causes narrowing of these which result in poor blood supply to heart causing heart disease.
What Could Be the Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease?
Chest pain or angina, is the commonest factor where person feels as if there is someone climbing on his or her chest. There is heaviness of chest along with huge discomfort. Stress also contributes to have attack of angina which can stay for few minutes and relieves when you are stress free.
Shortness of breath, as there is poor supply to the heart, it is not able to pump back enough blood which causes shortness of breath.
Heart attack, sometimes this conditions gets so much worst that there is no supply at all to heart. This results in heart attack. Symptoms of heart attack are chest pain which may radiate to arm, back or abdomen. There is shortness of breath with profuse sweating.
Herbal Remedies for Coronary Heart Disease
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Heart Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of Coronary Heart Disease. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
- Arjuna Capsules - 2 capsules, twice daily with plain water.
- Arjun Tea - 2 cups, twice daily.
- Total Heart Support - 2 capsules, twice daily with plain water.
1. Arjuna Capsules
Arjun tree is a panacea remedy in cardiovascular problems. Arjuna capsules are made from Terminalia arjun bark extract. The extract contains acids (arjunic acid, gallic acid, ellagic acid and terminic acid), glycosides (arjunetin, arjunine, arjunetosides I, II, III, IV) and strong antioxidants such as flavons (arjunone, arjunolone, leteilin), tannins, oligomeric and proanthocyanidins, some minerals like magnesium, calcium, zinc and copper. It also possesses anti-ischemic properties.
Very useful in treating ischemic heart diseases. It brings down high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides levels. It is also used to treat diabetes as adjuvant to other diabetes supplements and deep vein thrombosis.
2. Arjun Tea
Arjun tea not only lowers blood pressure and high cholesterol levels but also strengthens heart muscles. Arjun tea contains natural flavonoids, antioxidants cardiac glycosides and it is rich in natural Co-enzyme Q 10 which make this tea very effective in treating heart ailments. Terminalia arjuna bark extract is a panacea remedy for cardiovascular and circulatory ailments.
Arjun tea effectively treats fatigue, blocked arteries, cardiovascular ailments, circulatory ailments and congestive heart failure. It improves pumping capacity of heart by providing strength to heart muscles and by strengthening the vascular system. It tones up and strengthens the arterial system. It corrects bone density. Some heart related ailments such as angina, myocardial infarction, mitral regurgitation, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, coronary artery diseases and ventricular failure can be treated effectively by drinking arjun tea. It also regulates pitta and hence controls anger, frustration, aggression and nervousness.
3. Total Heart Support
The prime ingredient is Arjun bark extract along with extract of Ashwagandha, Brahmi and Shankhpushpi. Ashwagandha, strengthen the nerves by calming it down. Brahmi and Shankhpushpi are diuretic, cardiac, nervine and general tonic. Total heart support improves heart functions and supports healthy blood pressure. These herbs balance disturbed vata and pitta in the body which are responsible for stress, blood pressure, anxiety, nervousness and heart ailments.
It is very effective in treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, blocked coronary arteries, angina, myocardial infarction, breathlessness and congestive heart failure. Arjuna extract strengthens the heart muscles. The formula also detoxifies the arteries of blockages if any. Brahmi and Shankhpushi has anti-anxiety properties as it relieves stress and anxiety.
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What are Dietary Recommendations?
Avoid eating fried food, saturated fat, trans-fat and high cholesterol diet. Avoid animal products such as meat, dairy products, processed food like cookies and snack food. Reduce intake of salt, meat and high fat dairy products. Avoid eating out as they use hydrogenated oil for cooking. Learn healthy methods of cooking such as baking or tossing vegetables.
Heart healthy diet contains vitamins, minerals, fibre and other nutrients. Eat soluble fibre food such as oatmeal, beans, okra and eggplant as it lowers the risk of heart ailment. Eat citrus fruits, apple, berries, pomegranates and banana as it lowers the risk of bad cholesterol.
Nuts such as almond, walnut, hazelnut, pistachios, pine nut and peanuts are great source of vitamins, minerals, mono-saturated fats and low level of saturated fats. Eating moderate amount of dark chocolate has a blood thinning effect which improves cardiovascular health, reduces inflammation and boosts immune system.
Tomatoes are excellent source of vitamin A, C, potassium and fibre with high lycopene content and antioxidant properties which prevents heart ailments.
Whole grains like brown rice, millet, barley are good for healthy heart as it lowers the heart risk and makes the body leaner since it contains antioxidants, phytoestrogens and phytosterols that prevents the coronary diseases. Include yoghurt in your diet as it contains probiotic which counters the growth of unhealthy bacteria.