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There are several tests to help confirm the diagnosis of atherosclerosis

  • Blood tests
  • Ultrasound
  • Ankle-brachial index test to check atherosclerosis in the legs or arms
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Stress test
  • Cardiac catheterization and angiogram
  • CT or MRI study

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Following a Kapha-pacifying diet, which includes bitter, astringent and pungent foods, increases fat metabolism without creating much dryness and brittleness in the body.
  • Include most pulses or dried beans, such as lentils and split mung dal. Avoid larger beans.
  • Fruits and vegetables: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, apples, pears
  • Breakfast of cooked apple with cooked prunes and figs can help lower cholesterol levels.
  • Bitter foods like spinach and mustard greens when cooked and seasoned with spices can help prevent accumulation of the bad type of cholesterol
  • Avoid sweet, salty and sour foods.
  • Always cook food and eat it warm, to counteract the cool, earthy Kapha Dosha.
  • Cook with small amounts of ghee or olive oil

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • A healthy lifestyle includes maintaining a healthy weight, being physically active, quitting smoking, and keeping your blood cholesterol and blood pressure at healthy levels.
  • Meditation, yoga, and relaxation techniques can be beneficial.
  • Yoga practice enhances cardiac health, lowers B.P, reduces chronic stress, boosts the immune system and enhances the cognitive ability.
  • Yogic exercises give a good massage to the heart.

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