Medical heart failure is a condition that prevents heart muscle’s work in full capacity due to which the organs and tissues receive significantly less blood, oxygen, and other beneficial substances. The mortality rate in these health problems is quite high, but they can be mitigated with proper nutrition, clean lifestyle and numerous preparations of medicinal herbs.
Symptoms of heart failure
The first sign of heart failure is shortness of breath, which initially occurs during physical exertion and later even during sleep disorder, is expressed during bed rest due to the spillover of fluid from the abdomen and the legs to the chest. Patients can be caused by lack of air, accompanied by shortness of breath and coughing, which can be mitigated by getting up and taking a seated position. Fatigue and weakness often accompany a weak heart, but may also occur anorexia, nausea, dull liver pain and severe vomiting. In elderly patients due to poor blood circulation in the brain resulting confusion, reduce concentration and memory, headaches, insomnia, frequent nighttime urination. Cardiac islands or so-called edema around the ankles and lower legs, are most pronounced in the evening and are formed under the influence of gravity.
The right nutrition
To help you and to alleviate discomfort caused by a weak heart, the most important is to correct nutrition. It is important to say that thinking about heart health and taking into account diet is very important. The diets involve eating a lot of vegetables, fruits, legumes, cereals, various seeds, bony fruits, nuts, olive oil, lean meat boiled or roasted, grilled fish, yogurt, and young cheese. It is necessary to completely avoid cigarettes and eliminate from your diet meat products, carbonated drinks, canned food, sugar, especially white flour and biscuits, margarine, lard, refined oils. Equally important is regular exercise. The recommendation is a daily walking in nature, running, cycling, recreation or any other physical activity, because of the great importance of heart health.
Plants for strengthening the heart
The most famous natural remedy for the heart, to be specific for strengthening the heart muscle, is eating herb hawthorn, which is used as a tea or tincture – popular Hawthorn drops, but also we need to mention the indispensable garlic, mistletoe, lemon balm and wheat germ oil … Most physiotherapist claims that Adonis Vernalis is a boon for the faint of heart. If it is milder heart failure, treatment can be successful just by using hawthorn. Problems can be mitigated and chewing raisins or tops of rosemary. Against anginal pain helps walnut tea.
Among the drugs that almost must be applied in the treatment of heart failure are those for the removal of excess fluid, so called diuretics. There are some plants that have a strong diuretic effect and help a weak heart, and among them are parsley, dandelion, celery, tomatoes, lettuce, green tea, corn silk, cranberry, watermelon, cabbage, vinegar… For heart failure, the best natural remedy is dandelion tea because it eliminates the problems of high cholesterol.