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Atherosclerosis most often "reaches" the blood vessels of the HEART, disrupting its work. There are many factors contributing to the development of atherosclerosis. Fortunately, there are also those that can counteract it, e.g. an active lifestyle, giving up stimulants, coping with stress, as well as a diet rich in appropriate vegetables and herbs.
Well-composeddietis the best preventionantiatherosclerotic . It can even have healing properties if it contains products that are known to have a beneficial effect on the entirecardiovascular systemand its most important element, i.e.HEART.
Atherosclerosis - put on vegetables
Vegetables with exceptional he alth benefits includeonionandgarlic . The substances contained in onions (including quercetin) dissolve fibrin - a component of the protein that causes blood clots; it also has a beneficial effect on the elasticity and tightness of blood vessels, lowers blood pressure.
- The onion should be eaten raw - when fried it loses its precious effect. But for it to be effective against the disease, you should eat at least one medium-sized onion a day. An alternative may be the syrup or juice of this vegetable. However, you should remember that onions can cause gas and heartburn. People with renal and hepatic insufficiency should consult a doctor for this type of home treatment.
- Garlic works in the treatment of many diseases; it is also difficult to underestimate its role in preventing atherosclerosis. It is estimated that daily consumption of garlic reduces the risk of a heart attack by up to 50%. Due to the content of sulfur compounds, the plant lowers blood pressure and prevents blockages. Garlic can be eaten raw or boiled - in these cases it retains its anti-embolic effect. However, it should not be fried.
- Artichoke is becoming more and more popular in Polish cuisine - an edible inflorescence of a perennial plant from the Asteraceae family. Rigid flakes-scales have healing qualities. They lower cholesterol and the concentration of free triglycerides. Artichoke also supports the process of cleansing the body of toxic metabolic products.
Atherosclerosis - reach for herbs
Herbs that support blood flow and stimulate circulation are helpful in the treatment of atherosclerosis:
- pine buds
- rosemary leaf
A syrup is made from pine buds.Dozens of donuts should be poured with a liter of water, heated for half an hour, then add half a liter of honey and cook for a quarter of an hour. Drinking 2-3 tablespoons of this syrup a day has a beneficial effect on the circulatory system.
Rosemary improves blood flow and stimulates circulation. It is made into an infusion - a tablespoon of the herb is poured over with boiling water and left under the cover for a quarter of an hour. Rosemary tea drunk several times a week will support the effects of other methods of treating arterial diseases.monthly "Zdrowie"