Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) or myocardial ischemia as explained in the medical parlance, is reduced blood supply to the heart muscle usually caused due to coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries).
The risk of myocardial ischemia increases with the age, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and is more common among the men. Sometimes it is found in those who have family history with Ischemic Heart Disease.
Following symptoms can be found in a person who is suffering from IHD
- Chest pain on exertion, in cold water or emotional situation (Angina pectoris)
- Acute coronary syndrome, unstable angina or myocardial infarction (Acute Chest pain, Heart Attack)
- Difficulty in breathing or swelling of the extremities due to weakness of the heart muscle (Heart Failure)
Homeopathy treats a person as a whole it means patients’ remedies vary from person to person and case to case basis after considering and diagnosing the below key factors;
- Pathological conditions
- Examination and case analysis
- Medical history of the patient
- Physical and mental constitution
- Family history
- Presenting symptoms underlying the pathology
- Physical, mental and emotional stress
A homeopathy doctor tries to treat more than just the presenting symptoms his focus is not only to cure the disease but to cure the person who is sick and requires restoration of his health. Varied treatments are offered to the people who are considered to be at high risk of coronary artery disease including control of high cholesterol levels, control of high blood pressure and smoking cessation.
5 Homeopathic Remedies for IHD:
Following IHD remedies are advised to all such patients after having considered the above factors and a thorough diagnosis of the disease.
- Dig, Gala
- Iod, Lach
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