Ischemic Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the USA, and number two worldwide. To say that “we need to keep our hearts in good health” would be an understatement based on how common it is for this organ to fail. In this article, I will discuss a few medicinal herbs, exercises and foods that can used to maintain cardiac health and assist in managing certain heart diseases.
1. Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna)
The bark of this tree has been used to treat a wide range of cardiac disorders for many centuries. According to modern research, Arjuna can reduce mitral regurgitation, decrease cardiac mass in patients of heart failure, increase power output and left ventricular ejection fraction. In other research, Arjuna displayed rehabilitative and prophylactic protection in induced cardiac failure and reduced cardiac hypertrophy and fibrosis. Ayurvedic doctors almost always advise the use of this herb…
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