Ayurvedic treatment for Ayurvedic Treatment for Peripheral arterial disease

Ayurvedic Treatment for Peripheral arterial disease

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Peripheral arterial disease


Tests which help in diagnose of peripheral artery disease:

  • Physical exam
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Blood tests
  • Ankle-brachial index (ABI)

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Follow a Kapha-pacifying diet, which includes bitter, astringent and pungent foods.
  • Include most pulses or dried beans, such as lentils and split mung dal.
  • Include vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower and fruits such as apples and pears, amla.
  • Cooked prunes and figs that may also help cleanse the bowel and lower cholesterol levels.
  • Include bitter foods like spinach and mustard greens they prevent the bad type of cholesterol from accumulating.
  • Avoid sweet, salty and sour foods
  • Always cook food and eat it warm, to counteract the cool, earthy Kapha Dosha
  • Cook with small amounts of ghee or olive oil

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Regularly involve in yoga asanas like pada hastasana, Baddha konasana, setu bandha sarvangasana, utkatasana
  • Yogic breathing exercises may also be beneficial

Figure 2 Baddha konasana

Figure 3 Setu bandha sarvangasana

Figure 4 Utkatasana

Figure 1 Pada hastasana


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