Heart attacks and clogged arteries have become a common health issues. Every party discussions are now-a-days are completely health debates – unlimited talks on cholesterol – foods – etc.
Treat clogged arteries naturally!!!
- Quit smoking.
- Drink plenty of water daily (9 to 10 glasses).
- Avoid fried and oily food.
- Regular walk for about 30 minutes will help you heal.
- Cut down on sugar.
- Include lots of veggies into your diet.
- Keep your blood pressure levels under control by meditation.
Foods to take to unclog arteries
Treating clogged arteries from roots helps mitigate poor blood circulation, heart attacks and other associated issues. The richness of Indian herbs, foods and spices together can help you prevent from heart failures by maintaining normal Blood Pressure regulation and strengthening Heart.
Add 4500 mg of Spirulina supplement to your diet to naturally get rid of clogged arteries. Spirulina keeps blood pressure stable, calms artery walls and balances fat levels to improve heart function.
Soak 3-4 garlic in water overnight and drink the water every morning to fight the bad cholesterol in arteries. Alternatively, You can chew and swallow pieces of garlic or eat boiled garlic to unclog artery.
Use of Sesame oil or consumption of Sesame seeds inhibits artery blockage. Sesame is rich in fatty acids that reduces bad cholesterol and smoothens blood circulation through the artery.
Instead of greasy snacks that can clog your artery, snack on tasty nuts. These are source of monosaturated fats, omega-3 fatty acid and other nutrients that balances fat levels and prevents cholesterol build up in the artery. I recommend almonds and walnuts for good recovery.
Heat some water in a vessel, add 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds into it. Boil it for 5 minutes and turn off the flame. Give a energetic start with Fenugreek tea towards achieving a healthy heart.
Consumption of vitamin E is proven to help the artery walls to relax and it flushes out saturated fats from the body. Swiss chard contains Vitamin E and is used in natural treatment of clogged arteries.
This herb works wonders by clearing the fat deposits in the artery and jump starts the blood circulation in the blood vessels. Consult a Ayurveda doctor to know about the proper amount of consumption before use.
If you are in search of the best vegetable to unclog arteries, then Asparagus is the one you need. It is brimming with minerals and fiber. The vitamins present in Asparagus is hard to miss out on as well. It contains B1, B2, K, E and C vitamins. Asparagus helps to unclog blood clots and lowers the level of blood pressure too. It can treat different illness related to cardiovascular health. Include asparagus in your diet and you will see quick results. Best way to have Asparagus is by steaming it.
While preparing a salad or a sandwich from the next time, make sure you add avocado slices in it. Switch this with the heavy salad dressing you had been using. Don’t use mayonnaise. Consuming avocado on a daily basis will take care of your level of cholesterol and reduce the levels of LDL and triglycerides. The rise in HDL, which is the good cholesterol will help to maintain unclogged arteries.
Avocados have anti-oxidants, vitamins, fiber and protein in them. That is why you should never miss out on the goodness of Avocado.
If you want a diet that is healthy and keeps your heart away from every risk, then you shouldn’t miss out on the goodness of Chia Seeds. It keeps the arteries free from clogging and maintains a healthy blood pressure. Chia seeds increase the level of good cholesterol, i.e. HDL. It takes care of the triglycerides and LDL levels by lowering them. Working out and maintaining a healthy weight will become much more easy when you start consuming Chia seeds. They are brimming with nutrients and protein. Try this out as soon as you can.
When you consume coconut oil on a daily basis the formation of plaque in the arteries will reduce.
You must be amazed to see olive oil in the list but olive oil is an Essential Fatty Acid which helps reduce heart issues with its numerous positive effects on cholesterol levels and oxidative stress in the blood stream.
Drizzle a few drops of olive oil on your salads, pasta making and noodles for easy digestion and fatty issues.
Carbohydrates are a must to have in your diet on a daily basis. Whole grain alternatives are a must to include in your diet to get rid of those fatty deposits in your arteries.
Oatmeal can surely bring in great difference to your artery health. Brown rice, parboiled rice, whole wheat pasta, multi-grain rotis, quinoa, barley are few to include in your plate to improve blood-cholesterol levels and healthy heart.
Almost all type of beans are filled with soluble fiber to bind acids and high concentrations of cholesterol off your cells. Kidney beans, oats, barley, brown rice, beans, apples, carrots, chickpea, black beans are few to list.
One of my very favorite herbs that is super pungent (Capsaicin chemical) and heat generating to melt the cholesterol settled down in the artery lanes.
One of the healthiest spices filled with component called Curcumin helps reduce inflammation caused to the artery walls besides helps get rid of fatty deposits stored in the arteries from high Trans-fatty street foods and preserved foods. Turmeric along with curry leaves is best to give amazing flavor to your dishes with bad cholesterol lowering properties.
Cinnamon works great to remove cholesterols filled in your body pockets, cells and artery walls with great ease.
The use Bottle Gourd everyday is one of the most effective vegetables to cleanse and also keep your arteries healthy. A glass of juice every morning on empty stomach is an effective way to flush out the badie (LDL)!!
Broccoli is almost there to treat any health issue. For clogged arteries – Broccoli filled with Vitamin – K and good dose of fibers helps prevent oxidation of LDL cholesterol and normalize blood pressure.
Green leafy vegetables
Clean your arteries – spinach and asparagus leafy vegetables are filled with large amounts of fiber, minerals and vitamins (K, B1, B2, C, E) prevents blood clots and lowers blood pressure. Use of green vegetables & leafy vegetables is important to maintain the normal metabolism.
Filled with large amounts of water is a great source of the amino acids and nitric oxide which help reduces inflammation caused to the arteries and normalizes blood pressure.
Red pomegranates for your red blood protect the circulatory system from buildup of sediments in the arteries and heart attack causing blood clots. The nitric oxide present in pomegranate does the job by clearing up the arteries off the sediment buildup maintaining blood pressure.
Another great fruit that is full of fiber to not just cleanse acids and fats off your stomach besides helping purify blood and arteries off bad cholesterol.
A great healer in treating clogged arteries – Green Tea is filled with large amounts of medicinal properties helps adequate blood flow to the arteries by improving blood-lipid levels.
It hinders the absorption of cholesterol by the body besides wash out the plague formation on the artery walls.
Flaxseeds are filled with Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) contributes a lot to maintain a healthy heart and arteries. It helps normalize blood pressure, clear arteries and inflammation.
Ginger root is one of the most commonly used herbs that are very effective in treating collective diseases on a go. Restore your heart and arteries back to normal functioning.
Adding ginger to buttermilk (blend one part yogurt + 3 parts water) along with salt, cilantro (coriander leaves/daniya patti) and cumin powder stimulates digestion.
Food rich in Vitamin – C
Blocked arteries starts up first with the deficiency of Vitamin C which leads to cracks and hardening of arteries wherein the extra LDL and bad Cholesterol settles down in to the cracks leading to clogged arteries. High Citrus fruits such as Triphala and Amla (Gooseberry) if taken empty stomach with warm water prevent clogged cholesterol levels.
Not all fats are bad for you. There are good and bad fats too!!! Let me put it simple for you guys. Oils and proteins present in Fish EPA and DHA protects heart against high bad LDL cholesterol.
Foods to avoid blocked arteries
People often completely abstain from having fats, oils and cholesterol if suffering from overweight, heart issues or clogged arteries. There are also good cholesterol foods our Mother Nature bestowed us to fight bad cholesterol foods (LDL).
Cholesterol and LDL
- LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) is bad cholesterol (more than 190) – the main villain behind building up blockage in arteries.
- HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) helps fight LDL and cholesterol in the blood. Foods rich in High Density Lipoproteins (HDL) fight bad cholesterols.
Cut down on LDL foods to reduce blood cholesterol, fatty deposits in the blood vessels, atherosclerosis, blood pressure & excess fat deposition all over the body. The indigested cholesterols and LDL can further enhance the complexities of clogging arteries.
It is all about quitting foods that contain LDL fats.
Here are few high LDL content foods to avoid clearing clogged arteries
Meat and Animal organs are high concentrations of bad cholesterol and high saturated fatty acids. Especially liver of animals which uses saturated fats (LDL fats) to form which can badly boost your cholesterol levels. Other forms of saturated fats include cream, butter, cheese and all the forms of meat.
Yoga and exercises to unclog arteries
The very first line of treatment to defend clogged arteries should work from inside and YOGA is a great solution.
Meditation and pranayamam
For nourishing your cell tissues and free arteries from bad fat you need to meditate with specific breathing techniques to help muscles relax and supply enough fresh Oxygen to the blood circulating in the system in a controlled manner. 20 minutes of pranayamam or say breathing techniques every morning in wake hours works.
Various pranayama for blocked arteries
- Bhastrika Pranayama
- Kapalbhati Pranayama
- Bahya pranayama
- Anulom Vilom Pranayama
- Nadi Shodhan
- Bhramari Pranayama
- Udggeth Pranayama
- Pranav Pranayama
Various yoga postures or Asanas to unclog arteries include
- Utthan Padasana
- Sarvangasana (shoulder stand)
- Shirsasana ( the headstand)
- Surya Namaskara – Sun Salutation
- Ujjayi Pranayama