Monday, January 5, 2009

Home Remedy for Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is characterized by chest pains, it is also called angina. The presence discomfort around the chest area due to narrowing of the arteries. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) can also caused by blocking of arteries, and thickening of heart muscles. More blood supply that passes through narrow arteries causes discomfort and leads to Coronary Artery Disease.

Three types:

Stable angina - chronic stable angina
Unstable angina – can initiate heart attack
Variant angina or Prinzmetal’s angina - rare type caused by spasm of the coronary artery

Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

  • Pressure
  • Tightening
  • Squeezing
  • Burning sensation
  • Pain in the chest area
  • Discomfort in the chest area
  • Pain in the arms, shoulders, throat, neck, jaw or back regions
  • Also appears like indigestion

Other symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease:

  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Palpitations
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shortening of breath

Causes of Coronary Artery Disease

  • Obstructive coronary vascular disease
  • Fat deposits on the blood vessels of the heart
  • blood clots that blocks the arteries

Other causes of Coronary Artery Disease:

  • Anemia
  • Diabetes
  • Polycythemia
  • Heavy smoking
  • Drug use (e.g. cocaine)
  • Heavy meals
  • Physical exertion
  • Emotional stress
  • Uncontrolled blood pressure
  • Thyroid glands related diseases
  • Other types of heart diseases

Natural Treatment / Home remedies for Coronary Artery Disease

Vitamin A, C, E:
Increase in intake of foods high in vitamins A, C, E or take food vitamin supplements

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