Ayurvedic treatment for Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease

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Coronary artery disease


As heart is a special organ which takes care of blood circulation, Ayurveda gives special focus to protect the heart from various factors that may later be responsible for developing various heart diseases. It talks about avoiding stress causing factors and promote eating diet that is protects heart and promotes heart health. There are few effective herbs mentioned as hridya mahakashaya which are specific to heart health. A carefully designed and customized shodhana (bio purification) may also be beneficial for heart disease.3

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Eat more fruits and vegetables. Take light vegetarian meals
  • Avoid saturated fats in diet (animal fats and hydrogenated vegetable oils), fried food
  • Avoid excess salt, sugar, coffee, alcohol, tobacco

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Being physically active, avoid smoking, keeping a healthy weight, and maintaining your blood cholesterol and blood pressure at proper levels.
  • Rhythmic breathing and meditation
  • Practice Asanas such as dandasana, janusirsana, paschimottanasana, tadasana


Figure 4 Tadasana

Figure 2 Janusirasana

Figure 1 Dandasana

Figure 3 Paschimottanasana


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