All you need to know about heart blockage by rapidly-changing lifestyle

All you need to know about heart blockage by rapidly-changing lifestyle

November 19, 2020 by Editor0
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In today’s modern lifestyle, people are getting heart diseases at the age of 30 to 40 years. In the last two decades, due to the wrong lifestyle, stress, non-exercise, and carelessness in food, people have started getting serious heart-related diseases

According to a report by the Indian Heart Association, 50 per cent of heart attacks occur in Indian men by the age of 50, and 25 percent of heart attacks in Indian men by the age of 40 years.

What is heart blockage?

When phlegm accumulates in the walls of the arteries located in the heart, the disorder arising from it is called heart block or heart blockage. Due to modern and fast-changing lifestyles and eating habits, the problem of heart blockage is becoming common in most people. Apart from this, the problem of heart blockage is also congenital. The problem of congenital blockage is called Congenital heart blockage while the later problem is called acquired heart blockage. Electrocardiogram (ECG test) is done to check the heart blockage.

Causes of Heart blockage

Blocks are a mixture of cholesterol, fat, fiber tissue, and white blood cells, which slowly cling to the walls of the veins, causing heart block. Block formation varies according to its thickness and its tendency to break (nature). If it is thick and hard, then such a block is called stable and if it is soft it is considered to be broken and is called an unstable block. This disease is caused by Balancing Vata Dosh.

Stable Plaque

This type of block grows slowly. In such a situation, the blood flow gets an opportunity to find a path to the new Arteries, which is called Collateral Vessel. This vessel bypasses the blocked artery and carries the necessary blood and oxygen to the heart muscle. Stable block does not matter the amount of obstruction, nor is it likely to cause a serious heart attack.

Unstable Plaque

In a temporary block, when the block breaks, a dangerous clot is formed and collaterals do not know the full time to develop. The muscle is severely damaged. So many times, the patient has gone through a sudden heart attack or the patient becomes a victim of Sudden Cardiac death

Heart blockage symptoms

Heart blockage occurs at different stages. There are no special symptoms in the first or early stage. In the second stage, the heartbeat decreases slightly and in the third stage, the heart starts beating intermittently. A heart attack may also occur at the second or third stage, so it requires immediate treatment. Other symptoms of heart blockage are:

  • Frequent headaches
  • Dizziness or faintness
  • Chest pain
  • breathlessness
  • Short breath
  • Feeling tired at work
  • Get tired
  • to faint
  • Pain in the back, jaw, throat, upper abdomen, or neck
  • Pain or numbness in your feet or hands
  • Weakness or cold.
Home remedies of heart blockage treatment

Dalchini

It is a good medicine used in heart blockage. It reduces bad cholesterol from the body and strengthens the heart. It also contains oxidizing elements. Regular use of it removes shortness of breath and reduces heart diseases.

Pomegranate

It contains phytochemicals that prevent the layer of arteries from being damaged as an antioxidant. Drink one cup of pomegranate juice daily.

Turmeric

Turmeric serves to open closed arteries. Curcumin is the main constituent of turmeric. It has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to prevent blood clotting. Turmeric should be consumed daily in hot milk.

Lemon

Lemon is a powerful antioxidant-rich vitamin C, which helps improve blood pressure and reduce arterial inflammation. Also, lemon cleans the arteries by lowering blood cholesterol levels and preventing oxidative damage in the bloodstream.

For this, mix a little honey, lemon juice in a glass of lukewarm water and pepper powder. Take 1-2 times a day for a few weeks.

If you feel these symptoms of heart block, a doctor should be contacted immediately: –

  • Inter-chest pain and persist for a few minutes.
  • Feeling uneasy pressure on the chest
  • Pain in shoulder and spreading pain to the neck and left arm. This pain may be mild or loud. This may cause stiffness or heaviness. It can also occur inside the neck, jaw, chest, upper abdomen, and arms.
  • Discomfort or excessive sweating
  • Vomiting or diarrhoea

To avoid heart block, your lifestyle should be like this:

Smoking

 Do not consume cigarettes or any other smoking as it has a direct effect on the arteries of the heart.

Reduce stress

 Take 7-8 hours of sleep every day and reduce anxiety.

Hope this would help you! In case of any queries, you can ask in the comment section!

 


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