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Atherosclerosis Home Remedies
Arteriosclerosis refers to the thickening of the walls of the arteries. It has become a common ailment in modem times, accounting for much of the disability and high death rate, more so among older people. Arteriosclerosis is usually preceded by atherosclerosis, a kind of fatty infiltration in the inner lining of the blood vessel walls. The most risky places for such degeneration are the coronary vessels of the heart and the arteries of the brain. Arteriosclerosis results in the loss of elasticity of the blood vessels and a narrowing of the smaller arteries, which interferes with the free circulation of the blood.
Atherosclerosis is clogging of the arteries that is caused by deposits of fatty substances, cholesterol, calcium and other matter. This build-up is called plaque, and it develops over many years from poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle and smoking.
If you are developing atherosclerosis, it's important to do something to protect your arteries against the negative effects of improper diet, lack of exercise and bad habits (such as smoking.). Try these remedies..
Natural home remedies
Mince two cloves and put them in a half glass of orange juice or water and drink it down. There's no need to chew the pieces of garlic. By just swallowing them, the garlic smell doesn't stay on your breath.
In conjunction with a sensible diet, garlic can also help bring down cholesterol levels in the blood. No wonder this beautiful bulb has a fan club, appropriately called "Lovers of the Stinking Rose."
High Cholesterol Remedies
The US government recently changed the guidelines for what is considered a dangerous level of cholesterol. Previous levels were a maximum of 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) of lowdensity lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol, and the new recommendation is to have LDLs no higher than 70 mg/dL.
These guidelines are for high-risk people who have heart disease, plus diabetes, high blood pressure and smoke cigarettes. But even people with moderately high risk (for example, those who have already had a heart attack) should keep their LDL levels well below 100 mg/dL
The only foods that have cholesterol are animal products-meat, poultry; fish, dairy. If you are diagnosed with high cholesterol, start a heart-smart diet immediately by cutting down or cutting out animal products. There are foods that can help lower your LDL and raise your HDL (good cholesterol).
NOTE: Talk to your doctor about any dietary changes you make.
There have been a variety of cholesterol studies conducted over different periods of time with any number of test subjects. Some of the results are impressive, and all of the cholesterol -lowering foods are worth a try. First-and most important-is to get that heart-smart diet in place, and incorporate the foods that have been shown to help. According to the studies. . .
Omega-3s are healthy polyunsaturated fats found in many foods, including salmon, mackerel and other fatty fish. Flaxseed oil offers the most cost-effective and beneficial method for increasing the intake of omega- 3 oils in the diet.
Dose: Take 1 to 2 tablespoons of lecithin granules daily; available at health food stores.
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