HOMEOPATHY FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS

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Homeopathy has attracted attention for its potential to prevent atherosclerosis or reduce the risk of its complications. Atherosclerosis, a condition known as hardening or narrowing of the arteries, is a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes and is an ongoing health concern for a large proportion of the world’s population. Homeopathy research studies are uncovering promising results that point to its potential therapeutic benefits for those at risk or with atherosclerosis.

Arteriosclerosis is a comprehensive term that describes the rigidity and decreased flexibility of medium and large-sized arteries. Atherosclerosis, a type of arteriosclerosis, manifests as the hardening of an artery primarily caused by the accumulation of plaque called an atheroma.

The development of atherosclerosis is a complex process, with the primary trigger seemingly being the cyclical and gradual harm to the arterial inner lining, facilitated through numerous mechanisms. These mechanisms encompass physical strains caused by turbulent blood flow, notably common in people with high blood pressure.

Inflammatory stress and chemical abnormalities, including high cholesterol levels and hyperglycaemia observed in diabetes mellitus, are significant contributors. In addition, infections caused by certain bacterial or viral agents have also been implicated in this complex development.

Deposits of fatty substances known as atheromas or atherosclerotic plaque begin to form in the walls of medium and large arteries, restricting or blocking blood flow. Atherosclerosis-induced occlusion of blood vessels is a common causative factor associated with myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accident.

Elevated levels of total cholesterol, specifically LDL cholesterol, increase the risk of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis can manifest as significant damage to the coronary arteries, leading to ischemic heart disease, or as cerebrovascular accident, where compromised arterial pathways affect neural structures. Atherosclerotic progression, extending beyond the arteries of the heart, threatens other constantly functioning organs.

Atherosclerosis often does not present symptoms until the diameter of an artery decreases by more than 70% due to gradual narrowing. Those with atherosclerotic arteries in one area frequently have atherosclerosis in other arterial regions. Some plaques within arteries are more susceptible to rupture, which can lead to the formation of a clot that may obstruct blood flow to the heart, brain, or kidneys. Rapid occlusion of the coronary arteries may lead to a myocardial infarction, while occlusion in the arteries that supply the brain can cause a stroke.

Homeopathy in prevention and treatment of Atherosclerosis 

Homeopathy has the potential to prevent atherosclerosis or reduce the risk of its complications and offer benefits for individuals with a high risk of atherosclerosis. Treatment of atherosclerosis with homeopathy aims to slow progression and induce regression of existing plaques. Homeopathy treatment can address root causes of atherosclerosis and has been shown to decrease blood glucose levels, reduce blood pressure, and effectively lower cholesterol levels

 

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