Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death and disability in Western countries, and kidney disease is a fast-growing threat to public health. These two disease processes are linked by the fact that they both are often the result of high blood pressure. If you are experiencing cardiovascular disease either personally or are looking for information in behalf of another person, this page has some important tips for you.
The information to follow is based upon the assumption that you either already know you have cardiovascular disease, have had a heart attack, stroke or other CV event, have elevated cholesterol or triglycerides or other known CV problem.
Cardiovascular Disease – Symptoms, Causes and Natural Treatment
Typical symptoms of cardiovascular disorders include
* Chest pain
* Cyanosis or a bluish discoloration of the fingertips
* Swelling or puffiness in the lower legs and feet
* Dispend which is a shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
* Palpitations which is an irregular, fluttering or skipping heartbeat
* Decreased endurance and easily fatigued
* Syncope which includes fainting, dizziness or a brief loss of consciousness.
Avoiding Cardiovascular Disease through Natural Remedies: – There are many things a person can do to avoid cardiovascular disease because it is certainly manageable and preventable. You can take these heart-healthy steps to a healthier cardiovascular system: stop smoking, drink less alcohol, exercise regularly (under the supervision of your physician, a certified fitness trainer can create a program for you), be vigilant about your blood pressure, stay away from stressful situations or take stress management courses, and eat more natural foods.
Causes of cardiovascular disorders include
* Aortic stenosis
* Atrial Septal Defect
* Bamforth syndrome
* Cardiac tamponade
* Char syndrome
* Congenital heart defects
* Congestive Heart Failure
* Cor pulmonale
* Eisenmenger Syndrome
This is additional information that does not replace nor negate conventional diagnosis. Other tests may be useful depending on the individual circumstance.
* Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
* Heavy Metal and Toxicity assessment
* Vitamin and Mineral assessment
* Biochemical assessments
* Hormone tests
Natural Remedies for Cardiovascular Disease
Garlic: – Take 300 to 500 mg of aged garlic twice daily. It reduces cholesterol and homocysteine, has a natural blood-thinning effect, and has antioxidant properties.
Fish oil: – Take a daily dosage of a fish oil product containing at least 480 mg of EPA and 360 mg of DHA daily. Fish oil reduces inflammation in the arteries, lowers cholesterol/triglycerides, and is a natural blood thinner.
Heart disease is so prevalent now; most people are surprised to hear that it was ¬ actually quite rare until the turn of the twentieth century. Our modern diet and way of life are at the root of most heart problems, and the best way to prevent or reverse heart disease is to change our habits. Because heart disease is caused by a variety of factors, it is best to include several kinds of therapies in your treatment or prevention plan. Eat well, exercise, manage stress, and identify and treat genetic susceptibilities that are known to bring on cardiovascular disease.