Valvular heart disease

Valvular heart disease

Valvular Heart Disease

The heart has 4 types of valve mitral valve and pulmonary valve. Mitral flow between atria & ventricle i.e. upper & lower chamber of heart while pulmonary valve controls flow of blood from the heart to lungs & aortic valve control blood flow between heart & aorta.

The damage or defect in any valve leads to disease commonly known a valve heart disease.

Valves prevents back flow of blood from one chamber to other it also responsible for the proper flow of blood in the proper direction with the proper force.

Ventricular heart disease occurs due to aging. It may be congenital means present since birth. In this disease, valves become so hard & narrow that can cause incomplete opening and closure of the valve.

Due to incomplete closure of valve blood leak back into the chamber which previously exited & stenosed valve  responsible for the back force of blood in the adjucent  chamber.

This leads to muscle enlargement & thinking which cause loss of elasticity  & efficiency of heart muscles.in addition in some cases, blood pooling in the chambers of heart has a greater tendency to clot, increasing the risk of stroke or pulmonary embolism.

Initially, It is asymptomatic but as days go on it become server & leads to congestive heart failure.

Symptoms –

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest  pain,  palpitation
  • Swelling in feet, ankles, abdomen
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Fever

Causes   –

  • Age factor
  • Congenital
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Rheumatic arthritis
  • Radiation therapy
  • Smoking

Ayurvedic Remedies

  • Arjuna saar- it  nourishes the  heart muscles, also improve the pumping capacity of heart it is also maintain the blood pressure &cholesterol level.
  • Rason – it help in maintain   triglyceride level in blood also reduces chest  pain .
  • Amla – help in nourishment of connective tissue &tendons present in heart in also known as hrudya drug .
  • Guduchi- it is rasayam dravya  it pacify vata dosha it also help in pumping action of heart by purification of blood.
  • Guggal – help in maintain cholesterol level also reduce the calcification.


  • Like – hurdy dhara done with medicated decoction or oil it provide strange to heart muscles. It also provide nourishments to tissues.
  • Hurdy basti – done with medicated oil. It reduce chest pain it also support to heart muscles & tendons.
  • Basti-done with medicated oil and decoction . it improves pumping activity of heart. It also cause internal oleation of heart muscles.

Ischaemic Heart Disease

Ischaemic Heart Disease

Ischaemic means reduce blood supply. Ischaemic heart disease means to reduce blood supply to heart muscles. Coronary arteries are the main supplier of blood to heart muscles. Mainly ischemic heart disease is caused by aero sclerosis means deposition of cholesterol into arteries leads to reduce blood supply to heart muscles causes narrowing of arteries. results in the death of heart muscles, tissues resulting in heart failure or heart attack.

We know that heart is main organ present in the body who only one supply of blood to all other organs. any defect in heart immediately affects the supply of oxygen to vital organs like kidney, liver, brain, leads to the death of tissue in that organ and then after the failure of that organ.



  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Stress
  • Hereditary factors
  • Lack of exercise
  • Overweight


  • Pain in chest, neck, arm and shoulder region
  • Dyspnoea
  • Sweating
  • Swelling of extremities
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Fatigue


Treatment –

  • Beta blockers- like propranolol, atenolol, timolol
  • Organic nitrates like isosorbide dinitrates isosorbide mononitrates
  • Calcium channel blockers like amlodipine, nifedipine
  • Statins like Atorvastatin, Ruvuastatin
  • Aspirin


  • Healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Avoid Smoking
  • Maintainance of weight
  • Yoga and meditation

Ayurvedic Concept-

The heart is mulsthan of rasavah strotas  rasa dhatu is formed from gastric juice. Vitiated rasa dhatu go into the heart and leads to blockages of small channels result in IHD.

Rasa dhatu is vitiated by mandagni, improper digestion, overeating and mental stress and tension.

The heart is also the site of sadhatc pitta  sadhak pitta is responsible for knowledge intelligence and self-consciousness. Avalmbaka kapha also sited in chest is responsible for intake strength and by the power of essence of food. It provides nourishment and lubrication of tissues.

Prana vayu is responsible for Rasa – rakta sanhanam means blood circulation. Hence when we thought about heart disease we all first think about all above dhatus also.



  •  Ayurvedic treatment provide restoring of digestion to prevent formation of amma i.e toxins in body
  •  Cleansing of strotras channels
  • Toning and strengthening of heart muscles
  • Nourishment of tissues and cells of rejuvenation
  • Relaxation of mind


Ayurvedic medicines recommended are

  •  Arjuna – It has many cardio vascular properties, antioxidant and reduces cholestrol level.
  •  Punarnava – It acts as a diuretic . it reduces swelling and fluid overload of heart.
  • Dalchini- It acts as vasodilator it also reduces cholesterol level.
  • Ashwagandha – It has anti-inflammatory and anti tumor property. Ashwagandha provides strength to heart muscles and promotes the health of the heart.
  • Shankhapushpi – It relieves stress and tension. It has antioxidant properties.
  • Rason – Prevents oxidation of LDL cholesterol and liver from producing excess fat and cholesterol.

Heart Treatment

Heart Treatment

Ayurvedic Treatment of Heart at India Central

Ayurvedic Treatment of Heart at India Central

Ayurvedic treatment of heart at India central

The Heart disease ran a progressive course Ayurvedic Treatment of Heart at India Central until the coronary arteries were completely blocked. But Ayurveda has proven beyond doubt that not only it is possible to stall the process of artery blockage but also the blockage can be really reversed. This implies that through measures other than angioplasty (ballooning) or bypass surgery, it is quite possible to increase the blood flow to the areas of the heart that receive less than adequate blood supply due to clogging of the coronary arteries.

It is quite disheartening that the highly technological approach to the modern medicine literally bypasses the underlying causes of the heart disease. Ayurveda, on the other hand, aims at striking at the very root of the disease. A real cure for this disease is only possible if we adopt a holistic approach as the one advocated in Ayurveda and address the problem at its very root. Shunning the age-old principles of healing described in the Vedas- the great Indian heritage, as unscientific only just because they are old, is most unfortunate. However, due to the research work, people now have come to believe that Heart Disease can be reversed.


Ayurvedic Treatments of Heart at India Central


Ayurvedic Heart Treatments Include:

  • Abhyanga – Performed by medicated oil in direction of heart circulation, causing increased rate of blood supply towards the heart. Also, activate the marma points.
  • Swedanam – Causes vasodilation and excrete waste product through sweat.
  • Hrid Basti – Relieves pain in the region, strengthens the muscles.
  • Basti – Done with medicated oil and kashay, remove the total waste materials through this.
  • Shirodhara – Helps to reduce the stress and tension, also remove the negative emotions such as sadness, depressions, and anger. Activates the third eye chakras for conciousness.
  • Viredhara – Decreases the fluid overload of the body, reduces the rakta dushti.
  • Raktamokshshana – Reduces the viscocity of blood, drain out the improve blood with this process.



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