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by Dr Vaid Ji on Mar 15, 2024



It is a disease in which plaque starts accumulating inside your arteries. Arteries carry oxygenated blood to your heart and other parts of the body. Plaque is formed from fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substance found in the blood. Over time, plaque hardens and narrows your arteries and limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your organs and other parts of the body.

Atherosclerosis can be of different types, including coronary artery, renal artery, peripheral artery, carotid artery.


  • High blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Insulin resistance
  • Swelling caused by diseases, such as arthritis, lupus, infection or swelling of unknown causes

Symptoms of Atherosclerosis

Symptoms of atherosclerosis can vary depending on its type.

  • Carotid arteries: Patient may have a stroke, weakness, difficulty breathing, headache, Facial numbness, paralysis
  • Coronary arteries: This cause angina and heart attack. Other symptoms including vomiting, extreme anxiety, and chest pain cough, fainting
  • Renal artery: Loss of appetite, swelling of hands and feet, difficulty concentration
  • Peripheral arterial disease: Pain may occur due to heaviness, cramps or relaxation, cramps, male impotence, numbness in the legs, changes in skin color of the legs, thickening of toenails, Weakness in the legs.


  • Blood test
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Ankle-brachial index
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Stress test
  • MRI, CT scan

Risk Factors

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Family history
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Physical inactivity
  • An unhealthy diet
  • Sleep apnea

Prevention of atherosclerosis

  • Avoid smoking
  • Stay away from fatty foods
  • Control weight
  • Exercising regularly
  • Maintain stress level
  • Eat healthy and low saturated fat foods
  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Includes fruits , green vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds
  • Eat whole grains and flax seeds

Ayurvedic management for atheroseclerosis

According to ayurveda, Atherosclerosis is caused due to altered Vata Dosha in and around the heart. Excessive intake of oily food also varies the pitta and kapha dosha. Ayurveda different holistic approaches like herbal supplements, massages, and lifestyle changes for the treatment of atherosclerosis

Ayurvedic herbs for Atherosclerosis

  • Arjuna
  • Ashwagandha
  • Gugglu
  • Haridra
  • Allium sativum (Garlic)
  • Brhami
  • Sanjkhpushpi

Natural remedies for Atherosclerosis


It is very effective herb for cardiovascular conditions, its stem bark possesses glycosides, large quantities of flavonoids, tannins, and minerals. Thus increasing myocardium against ischemic damage


Monosaturated acids and vitamin E are found in almonds. It contains magnesium, which prevents blood pressure. Consuming it also helps in reducing the increased bad cholesterol in the body.

Flax seeds

Consumption of flax seeds or flax seeds is very beneficial for the body. The fiber, healthy fats and anti-oxidants present in it help in keeping the body healthy, present in iy help in keeping the body healthy, preventing blockage in the arteries and reducing the risk of heart disease.


Consumption of turmeric is also beneficial to avoid heart and artery blockage. Curcumin found in turmeric, which is beneficial in preventing blood clotting and blockage in the veins. To avoid atherosclerosis, drinking warm milk mixed with one spoon turmeric powder is beneficial

Yoga for Atherosclerosis

  • Parsva Sukhasana
  • Ardha bhujangasana
  • Supta vajrasana
  • Supta baddha konasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Chandra behda pranayama

Atherosclerosis Go Kit





Detox Premium Powder

60 sachet


Trikatu Syrup

2 Bottles


Garlic Tablets

60 tablets


Active Plus Tablets

60 tablets


Cholestrol Care Tablets

60 tablets


Herbal Tea

1 Bottle

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Atherosclerosis is a condition in which there occurs hardening of arteries due to accumulation of plaque inside the walls of arteries. Plaque consists of fats, cholesterol, calcium and certain other substances. This leads to narrowing of blood vessels and ultimately their blockage. Sometimes this plaque gets broken down leading to formation of blood clot. It is a slow process due to which the symptoms are not noticeable in the early stages. The arteries get hardened and stiff and there reaches less blood to the organs and tissues.

The blood flows with great speed through the narrowed arteries and thus increases the risk of high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack. It can often lead to heart problems but it can affect arteries of any part of body.

The signs and symptoms of atherosclerosis are:

  • Pain in chest
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tightness in chest
  • Heart palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling tired
  • High blood pressure
  • Sweating


Atherosclerosis is known as Dhamanipratichaya. It occurs because of the aggravation of kapha dosha. It leads to decrease in digestive fire (agni) which enhances accumulation of ama or toxins in body. By eating kapha-pacifying diet, fat metabolism of body is increased and this prevents deposition of fat along the walls of arteries.


  1. Garlic Capsule

This is an ayurvedic preparation which contains pure garlic extract (Allium sativum). The capsule helps in the reduction of deposition of dangerous cholesterol on the artery wall and helps in the prevention of heart diseases.

Recommended Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.

  1. Active Plus Tablet

active plus Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for person mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person’s health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain,  acts as antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.

  1. Detox Premium Powder

This ayurvedic formulation contains Moti pishti, Prawal pishti, Shukta pishti, Giloy satv, Kamdudha rasa, Jahar mohra, Akik pishti, Gandhak rasayan, Tal sindoor, Sudhyog tab, Shwet parpati, Yavakshaar, etc. This helps in clearing the body toxins, improves digestion, reduces stress and anxiety, act as an anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, etc.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.

  1. Trikatu Syrup

Trikatu syrup is best in pacifying Vata and Kapha dosha, and improves respiratory functions, helps in digestion, removes impurities from the body, reduces risk of atherosclerosis, and treats skin infections. This syrup is a mixture of Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), and Long pepper (Piper longum), which acts as an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants, etc.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablespoonful twice daily.

  1. Cholesterol Care tablet

cholesterol care is pure herbo- mineral ayurvedic medicine which  help to maintain healthy range of cholesterol levels. Its main function is to strengthen heart, have check on hypertension & rejuvenates the heart by regulating heart and control  cholesterol level.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily.

  1. Herbal tea

Herbal tea relieves stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, reduces infections, rejuvenates tissues, cures cough and cold, and removes impurities from the body. It is an ayurvedic preparation that consists of Arjun chal (Terminalia arjuna),Tejpatra (Cinnamomum tamala), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra),Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Nagarmotha (Cyperus cariosus), Bharangi (Clerodendrum serratum), Kulanjan (Alpinia galanga), etc. The ingredients help in maintaining the blood circulation in the whole body.

Recommended Dosage-Take 2 cups of herbal tea twice daily.