for Heart Disease - Ayurveda
Meditation is one of the best ways to relax, dissolve stress, and allow the body to heal. It is often the first-line treatment of heart disease in Ayurveda. It calms the mind, nerves and emotions. An extended period of rest or reduced activity, both physical and mental, is recommended. As far as possible try to avoid stress, emotional worries and anxiety. Meditation allows us to get back in touch with our real hearts. Use it to examine/understand what you really want to do in life. Give up anger, aggression and assertion. Do 10 to 20 minutes of meditation twice a day.
Yoga postures (asanas) and breathing exercises (Pranayama) provide synergistic benefits. Avoid heavy exercise. Minimize unwanted travel. Do not try to "force" meditation. You should enjoy it rather than doing it for doing sake that can result in additional stress.
Gems and metals are often prescribed by Ayurvedic doctors for heart disease. These may be prescribed for internal or external use. It can be used as tinctures or specially prepared ashes (bhasmas). Many gems and metals work on a subtle and long-term level to protect our heart and to fortify our longevity.
Gold, ruby and garnet stimulate and restore the heart.
Silver, jade, moon- stone, emerald and pearl calm the heart.
Yellow sapphire and yellow topaz tonify and strengthen the heart.
Gold stimulates the heart and silver sedates it.
Gold is healing for the heart. It is good for the coronary artery and is said to gradually reduce cholesterol.
Ayurvedic practitioners believe that drinking water purified by keeping it over night in a copper vessel will help prevent arteriosclerosis.