Arteriosclerosis - part 3
Commonly used essential oils for arteriosclerosis:
These homeopathic preparations are for long term use and need to be taken at a low potency for optimal effectiveness. Start the remedy at a potency of 6x strength for the first one or two months, following this initial dosage increase the potency to about 12x for supplementation during an equal length of time to bring out optimal results. For the maximum benefits to accrue, you may need to use several remedies in sequence and on a regular basis. All results that these supplements will elicit in the body are likely to be very gradual and slow in appearance. For example the homeopathic preparation of Crataegus can be used as a liquid tincture, about 15 drops thrice everyday, alternately it can also be taken in the form of an herbal capsule, for a period of 6 months or more at a time.
Aurum is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of arteriosclerosis and related conditions such as hypertension in all patients. The remedy is also effective against all manners of diseases of the cardiac valves, any enlargement in the heart, or in cases of a weakened heart. The remedy can also be used to treat problems such as nightly attacks of pains that are felt in the region behind the breastbone. The remedy also finds use against vertigo and the loss of memory. All manners of heart conditions such as palpitation can also be treated. The patient often complains of the presence of a sensation as if the has heart stopped beating, then he or she may feel it starts again with a bound - such symptoms need to be treated with this homeopathic preparation. The symptoms may also include the sensation of blood surging to the head. The patient is often depressed and may be suicidal, paradoxically he or she may fear death and thought of dying. These symptoms can be triggered by grief, sudden emotional or physical loss and failure. The patient is given to self-blame and is also given to great self pity. The condition of the patient often greatly worsens on exposure to the cold, in the winter time and at night. The condition of the patient significantly improves when staying out in the open air. The presence of one or more of these symptoms calls for the immediate use of Aurum as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the condition.
Plumbum is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of patients with arteriosclerosis and related organic heart disease. Or complaints of any sort associated with the cardiac muscles. The patient often complains of a sensation of pressure in the chest accompanied by a difficulty in breathing along with the appearance of shooting pains. Additional problems include the palpitation felt in the heart, and a feeling of anxiety physically felt on the chest. The patient often tends to be given to sighing and trembling. Physical symptoms such as the atrophy of muscles and paralysis can also become apparent in the patient. The patient is additionally affected by abdominal cramps and colic along with constipation of all sorts. The patient often sinks into a silent depression. The patient suffers a slow, apathetic memory loss in some cases. The person may also be prone to paranoia and dementia. Accompanying physical symptoms could include chronic kidney disease. The condition of the patient often worsens in the night-time, and can be aggravated by physical exertion, the presence of company may also irk the patient, and he or she may hate being touched and staying out in the open air. The presence of one or more of these symptoms calls for the immediate use of Plumbum as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the condition.
Additional things you may do
Physical exercise must be given a priority position in life as the practice of regular and moderate outdoor exercises such as walking, cycling, swimming or cross-country skiing can be very effective in alleviating stress and promotes the health of the heart and the functioning of the circulatory system within the body. Whenever it is possible for you, walk around barefoot on grass and try to wear clothing made from natural fibers at all times. The immune system is aided by activities such as dew walking when done on a regular basis. Take every opportunity to dew walk every other day on a regular and long term basis. The body is able to eliminate toxins much faster if you take the time to have regular and daily sessions of morning dry brushing, or in having baths with sea salts; sweating assist the body in ridding itself of waste and try to perspire a little at least everyday. Other techniques that can possibly help include exercises like hydrotherapy which includes Kneipp water therapy and cold arm baths carried out on a daily basis. Try to rid yourself of all mental and emotional stress and factors which might produce these. Try to lower your blood pressure and help your body rebuild arteries by having plenty of time to sleep and engage in regular massage sessions which will promote relaxation. The heart is strengthened and relaxed through the practice of regular sessions of breathing and muscle relaxation exercises - try these out as often as you can.
- Evening primrose oil, 2x500 mg capsules thrice a day.
- Vitamin A, 10,000 IU.
- Vitamin B complex, 50 mg 1 to 3 times a day.
- Vitamin B6, 25-100 mg.
- Vitamin E, 400 IU two times a day.
- Vitamin C, with bioflavonoids, 1,000 mg thrice a day.
- Niacin, 3,000-5,000 mg.
- Chromium, 1,000 mg or more a day.
- Selenium, 200 mcg.
- Copper, 2 mg or more a day.
- Bromelain, 500 mg thrice a day between meals.
- Coenzyme Q10, 100 to 200 mg.
- Chondroitin sulfate, 3,000 mg.
- Beta-carotene, 25,000 IU.
- L-carnitine, 1,500 mg or more a day.
- Lecithin, 20 g in divided doses.
- Pantothenic acid, 300 mg thrice a day.
Other beneficial herbs