Cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke, heart failure, blood preassure, cholesterol
To prevent Cardiovascular disease and protect your heart eat the Mediterranean diet, DASH diet, Ketogenic diet, Hawthorn, Garlic, Olive oil, Oregano oil, Pomegranate, Cayenne pepper, Chili, limit salt intake, get excercise, work on reducing stress.
Oregano oil may help lower cholesterol.
By Carl Grinde | January 26 2023
Uppdated March 6 2023
Mediterranean diet protects the heart
It also helps you manage blood pressure. Extra virgin Olive oil lowers cholesterol.
Oregano oil may help lower cholesterol
Olive oil may lower heart disease risk
Olive oil lowers risks of cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and even dementia.
Use extra virgin Olive oil.
Garlic protect cells, protects the heart, lowers blood preassure, lowers blood lipids, boosts the immune system, inhibits atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
"The wealth of scientific literature supports the proposal that garlic consumption have significant cardioprotective effect" (protects the heart.)
Hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha)
Hawthorn improves the functions of the cardiovascular system. It improves circulation, regulates heart palpitations, controls high blood pressure and high cholesterol, improves circulation.
The side effects are very few, from mild to moderate.
"The previously described animal studies have suggested that hawthorn extracts exert a wide range of cardiovascular pharmacological properties"
DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.
It lowers high blood pressure.
Ketogenic diet means that you eat much fat, protein and very little carbohydrates. It's a very healthy diet.
"Based on the currently available evidence, KD appears to play a significant role in treating various cardio-metabolic diseases and reveals remarkable effects on cardiovascular function.
KD therapy is generally promising in obesity, heart failure, and hypertension, though different voices still exist." (National Library of Medicine)
Heart-Healthy foods and supplements
Pomegranate health benefits
Pomegranate health benefits heart
Dr. Axe on coronary heart disease
Natural aids in thinning blood
"Some herbs and spices that contain salicylates (a natural blood thinner) include cayenne pepper, cinnamon, curry powder, dill, ginger, licorice, oregano, paprika, peppermint, thyme and turmeric.
Meanwhile there are fruits that can aid in blood thinning. These include blueberries, cherries, cranberries, grapes, oranges, prunes, raisins, strawberries and tangerines.
There are several fish species that can aid in anti-clotting objectives. They include albacore tuna, anchovies, herring, lake trout, mackerel, and salmon. The prevalent reason for this is high levels of omega-3 fatty acids" (curehht.org)
Foods to avoid
If you keep a healthy diet during the week, you can treat yourself to something good at the weekend.
But if you care about your cardiovascular health you should limit these things.
pastry, cakes, toasted bread, alcohol, cigarettes, sandwich marmalade, chocolate, soda, junkfood
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Olive leaf extract for the heart
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Cayenne pepper and Chili is very good for the heart
According thealternativedaily.com to Cayenne pepper stops a heart attack in 30 seconds.
Cayenne pepper helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure, reduces LDL cholesterol levels, is anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic
Side effects of heart medicine
Some of the side effects of heart medicine are: dizziness, nausea, vomiting, spinning sensation, headache, constipation, stomach pain, dry mouth, weakness, swelling in the hands/ankles/feet, tininess, tremors, blood in the urine, and shortness of breath (catecholamines - treatment of hypotension, low blood preassure).
Statins side effects
Statins are used to lower cholesterol.
Common side effects include:
feeling unusually tired or physically weak
digestive system problems, such as constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion or farting
low blood platelet count