MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND ITS AYURVEDIC APPROACH
It is a condition in which blockage of blood flow to the heart muscles .A Blood clot blocks blood flow to the heart muscles. It is usually the result of blockage in one or more coronary artery. Myocardial infarction is the irreversible damage of myocardial tissue caused by prolonged ischemia and hypoxia.
CAUSES OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:Coronary atherosclerosisCoronary artery spasmTobaccoSmokingStressChronic kidney diseaseDiabetesHypertensionDrug abuseAlcoholFamily history of ischemic disease
TYPES OF INFARCTION:
According to the anatomic region of left ventricle involved:AnteriorPosteriorSeptalCircumferentialLateralCombination : Anteriolateral, Posterolateral, Anteroseptal
According to degree of thickness of ventricular wall involved:Trans muralLaminar
SYMPTOMS OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:Pressure or tightness in chestShortness of breathePain, stiffness or numbness in the upper bodyCold sweatLightheadednessDizzinessFatigueStomach discomfortBluish discoloration of lips, hands or feet.Irregular heartbeatSleeplessnessJaw painAnxiety
COMPLICATION:ArrhythmiaCardiac aneurismCardiogenic shockPericarditisThrombosisVentricular septal defect
INVESTIGATION:ECGEchocardiographyCoronary angiographyLipid profileMRIPET scan
PREVENTION OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:Quit smoking and tobaccoRegular exerciseReduce alcohol consumptionMaintain a healthy weightLimit salt intakeFollow a DASH dietManage stressControl your cholesterol or blood pressure level.
FOOD GOOD FOR HEART:GarlicWalnutsOrangePrunesBerriesAvocadosBeansTomatoAlmondOlive oilCarrotsTofuSweet potatoApple
FOODS TO BE AVOIDRefined sugarsProcessed foodOily foodCookies and pastriesSoft drinksRed meat
AYURVEDIC APPROACH OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:
In ayurveda it is compared with Hridya roga. When the vata dosha gets aggravated and disturbs rasa dhatu in the body than there is a blockage in the arteries that leads to to the heart. Kapha dosha also plays a role in development of this disease. The main aim is to restore digestion of rasa dhatu . with a weak rasa dhatus, the digestive fire becomes imbalanced which may result in release of toxins .Toxins reach in the heart and cause blockage in channels .
PATHYA AHARA:Shali dhanya(Rice)Mudga(Green gram)Yava(Barley)Jangala mamsa rasa( Meat soup of animals living in desert areas)Bitter gourd
APATHYA AHAR:Excessive amount of sour thingsButterAvoid heavy foodsExcessive thinkingStressExcessive speaking
HERBS GOOD FOR HEART:
It pacifies kapha and pitta dosha . It works on plasma and helps in maintaining the channels of body
This helps in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. It has anti-Anginal or anti ischemic properties.
It prevents cell damage, regulating cholesterol and lowering blood pressure
It is good for heart health because it contains vitamin -C. It provides strength to arteries of heart.
It helps in soothing problems like palpitation and restlessness.
It may reduce triglyceride level, total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.
It promotes health and longevity. It acts as a rasayan. It has anti-anxiety and stress relieving effects .It reduces cortisol levels in our body.
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:
CAC active plus Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for person mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person's health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain, acts as antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.Heart Up Tablet:
Heart Up Tablet is a unique formulation and is very effective in the treatment of heart diseases and related symptoms. It acts as a cardioprotective and anti-arrhythmic medicine providing strength to the heart muscles and maintains heart rate. This medicine is very useful in relieving pain and maintains blood optimum viscosity.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.Noni Capsule:
Noni capsule contain standardized extract of herb Noni (Morinda citrifolia) that is good for overall health of heart. These capsule deals with the blocked arteries of the heart. The formation of plaque is overcome with the use of these herbal capsules.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with normal water.Nerve up tablet :
CAC Nerve up tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas. It reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. These contains natural vatahar properties and helps in curing vata diseases.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.Kapha Balance tablet:
CAC Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.