Ayurvedic treatment for Angina

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ANGINA AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

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

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Include greens like spinach and vegetables like onion, red or green pepper, ridged and bitter gourds and, whole grains,whole wheat, whole rice, barley, corn, rye, oats, millet, sorghumin diet
  • Avoid fatty and fried foods, milk products such as clarified butter and cheese, full cream milk, oils, junk foods, etc.
  • Including fermented milk products like skimmed milk curds in diet can be a good choice for heart patient.
  • Using vegetable oils for cooking like mustard, sunflower, olive, groundnut and rapeseed oils may be beneficial
  • Avoid red meats such as mutton, beef and pork.
  • Poultry and fish are beneficial. Fishes with high body oil content must be preferred. Avoid canned fish.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • A healthy lifestyle includes being physically active, quitting smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and keeping your blood cholesterol and blood pressure at healthy levels.
  • Avoid physical and mental exertion and stress
  • Mild exercise such as walking can be practiced.
  • Meditation and yogic practices like shavasana help restore the tranquility, peace and manage stress
  • Pranayam (breathing exercise) should be practiced

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