What are Clogged Arteries
Clogged arteries or atherosclerosis can cause heart attacks. But, how do arteries become clogged?
Each artery is made up of three layers. On the inside, there is a smooth layer, a thick layer of muscle in the middle and finally a rough layer on the outside. Your arteries are strong and flexible, but this can change over a period of time. If the smooth inner layer gets damaged, plaque can start building up in that area. Plaque is made up of bad cholesterol, calcium and scar tissue. Over a period of time, this plaque becomes very hard. Once the plaque reaches a certain size, the artery can become so narrow that insufficient blood gets through. This can cause pain or discomfort, usually during exercise. Plaque formation in the arteries can be attributed to several factors:
- Being obese
- Too much of bad cholesterol.
- Type 2 Diabetes
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Genetics (family history)
Controlling risk factors such as diet can help stop, slow or sometimes even reverse the blockage of arteries.
How are clogged arteries treated
If someone has suffered a heart attack or has been diagnosed with angina will be prescribed medication to protect their heart. These drugs include aspirin, which reduces the stickiness of platelets to prevent blood clots from developing, and drugs like statins to reduce cholesterol. If you are experiencing symptoms like chest pains or shortness of breath, then it might be treated with an angioplasty and stent.
How to treat clogged arteries naturally
There is a simple way to open clogged arteries in just 3 to 4 months. This should only be done if there is sufficient time. Follow the procedure given below,
Take a bowl of split black gram and keep it soaked overnight. Add homemade butter and guggle powder to it. Grind this mixture. Then apply it to the chest area. Wash it after two hours. Do this for seven days. Repeat this every thirty days. Improvement will be seen in the first month. In three to four months this will completely open up the clogged arteries. Remember, as this takes some time, this should only be done if time is on your side.
Exercise and proper diet an help to avoid the condition of clogged arteries. There are medications and treatments for this condition. But there are also side effects. Hence natural treatment is the best option.