Ayurvedic treatment for Heart failure

Heart failure

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Heart failure


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 which are proven as heart protective. Ayurveda suggests combination of dietary and lifestyle changes and herbs that may be beneficial for the management of heart failure. Charaka has mentioned ten drugs under Hridya Mahakashaya or the group of herbs that are specific for cardiac health.

A carefully designed and customized shodhana (bio purification) is also recommended for heart disease.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Being physically active, avoid smoking, keeping a healthy weight, and maintaining your blood cholesterol and blood pressure at proper levels.
  • Avoid animal fat, meat, pork, beef, cream butter, ghee to keep cholesterol levels in check
  • Foods rich in carbohydrate should be avoided.
  • Reduce intake of calories
  • Avoid smoking & alcohol
  • Avoid excess use of salt

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Light exercises like morning walk or yoga are good for heart health
  • Meditation and yogic practices like shavasana help restore the tranquility, peace and manage stress
  • Avoid stress

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