Atherosclerosis

Ease Angina With Padma

…is a blockage in the small arteries that surround the outside of the heart and supply it with blood and oxygen. The blockage is the result of atherosclerosis or clogging. This sequence can occur from a variety of circumstances, such as exertion or increased activity. It’s worse when the exertion occurs…

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Why You Should Eat More Garlic

…aged garlic extract for one year. Researchers wanted to see if the garlic alone, without any dietary changes, could change the rate at which atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries) occurred. At the end of the year, patients supplementing their diet with the garlic extract showed only about one-third…

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Padma for Brain Health

…associate gradual memory loss, intellectual deficiencies, attention disorders, and emotional instability with a lack of blood flow to the brain. Atherosclerosis is a systemic problem. If you're experiencing circulation problems, whether the symptoms are in your legs or your heart, it is a sign that your…

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Flaxseed: The Perfect Food

…. Flaxseed has several properties known to be beneficial in the treatment of high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, and atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries). In one study, participants with chronic high cholesterol were given three slices of bread containing flaxseed, along…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

…stops the blood from clotting and forming blockages that lead to heart attack and stroke), and it also inhibits enzyme activity that leads to atherosclerosis. Resveratrol may have just recently been discovered by our generation, but it's really just another one of those "re-discoveries." The ancient…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…associated with cardiovascular disease. Without addressing the underlying health issues, there are dozens of known factors that will accelerate atherosclerosis. Adding any one of these factors to the mix is like throwing gas on the fire. Based on these individuals' documented medical history and current…

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Eat Your Meat, Take Your L-Carnitine

…the carnitine in red meat gets metabolized by certain bacteria in the gut into a compound called Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), which causes atherosclerosis (in mice). First, this study involved only six people and some mice. Most of the data and conclusions came from the mice, which were genetically…

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