The functions of the heart and mind and linked in Ayurveda. Irregular and intemperate behavior patterns and food habits are responsible for many of our present-day heart ailments, known as bridroga, heart disease are classified into several types depending upon the characteristics features of the pain. If the pain is acute, and of a shifting nature, it is called vatika bridroga as it is connected to vata vitiation.
If it is associated with a burning sensation, then it is a pitta or paittika bridroga. In kaphaja bridroga or heart disease of Kapha type, the pain is usually very mild and is associated with heaviness, nausea and cough. If the heart ailments are caused by invading organisms, they are called krimija. They are associated with extreme debility, prostration, giddiness and emaciation.
What Is A Heart Attack? Heart attack is the common name for myocardial infarction, which is the medical term for this ailment. Basically, it means that the flow of blood to a determined part of the heart is interrupted. As a consequence, there is a shortage of oxygen in our "pump", damaging the tissue. It's as if the engine of a car found itself without gas. With no oxygen, the heart isn't able to function adequately, and it may shut down completely. When this happens, you die.
What Are The Causes Of A Heart Attack? The most common cause of heart attacks in the US is the obstruction of the arteries after decades of an unhealthy lifestyle. We Americans consume enormous quantities of unnecessary fat and sugar through out our lifetimes. Unfortunately, there are figures that prove it, and they aren't very nice. No wonder then that the US Government declared the nation in a state of emergency.
Curiously, you may also die of a heart attack if you train in excess. Each human body is a universe in its own, due to the tiny genetic differences that every one of us carries. If, for some reason, we suffer from an undetectable genetic weakness, we may find ourselves victims of a heart attack.
Heart Care Diet Tips 1. Daily intake of Emblica myrobalan (amla) and lemon helps in avoiding heart problems. 2. Beetroot juice is the most effective against heart ailments. 3. Daily intake of 2-3 pieces of garlic boiled in milk is advised for preventing heart problems. 4. Drinking parsley tea once or twice a day is helpful . 5. Fresh grapefruits tone up the heart. 6. Apple juice and apple jam can be taken for heart stimulation
Home Tips 1. 1/4 tbs. powdered cardamom should be added when boiling tea. 2. 1 to 2 tbs juice of snake gourd leaves, should be taken thrice a day. 3. 2-3 grams of spikenard with a pinch of camphor and cinnamon should be consumed 4. A mixture of honey and a spoon of tulsi powder should be had on an empty stomach everyday. 5. Daily intake of 3-5 soaked almond in the morning and one glass of milk with honey gives strength to the heart.
Lifestyle Tips 1. Avoid smoking. 2. Excess of salt should be avoided. 3. Alcohol consumption should be restricted. 4. Daily exercise or brisk walks helps in reducing risk of heart troubles.
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