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by Dr Vaid Ji on Sep 21, 2023


Atrial fibrillation is a heart disorder in which there occurs rapid and irregular beating of the heart. There are four chambers in heart – upper two chambers are known as atria and lower two chambers are known as ventricles. They beat in synchrony and circulate blood throughout the body. But in atrial fibrillation, they beat out of sync leading to irregular heart rate. The main reason of atrial fibrillation is formation of blood clots in heart. Difficulty in breathing, fatigue, pounding heart beat are some of the most common symptoms of atrial fibrillation. In some cases, it may have no symptoms at all. Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke, heart failure, heart attack, etc.

Atrial fibrillation either occurs in episodes or may be persistent. It is not a life threatening condition but if not dealt properly, it can lead to serious health complications.The treatment includes several medications and therapies for resetting rhythm of heart. However, eating nutritious food and doing regular physical exercise are very beneficial in atrial fibrillation.


There occurs some abnormality in the structure of heart which is the main reason of atrial fibrillation. Following are the various other reasons which are responsible for this:

  • High blood pressure
  • Congenital heart defect
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Problems in heart valves
  • Heart attack
  • Diseases of lungs
  • Sleep apnea
  • Any previous heart surgery
  • Physical trauma
  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism
  • Viral infections
  • Certain medications
  • Intake of excessive caffeine


There are some factors which make a person more prone to atrial fibrillation. Following are some of the risk factors of atrial fibrillation:

  • Increasing age
  • Hypertension
  • Having a genetic history of atrial fibrillation
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Lack of physical exercise
  • Being overweight
  • Excessive alcohol intake


The symptoms of atrial fibrillation develop slowly and in some cases, there are no symptoms. But some of the common symptoms which are present in patients of atrial fibrillation are:

  • Pain in chest
  • Feeling tired
  • Increased heart palpitations
  • Light-headedness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Extreme body fatigue
  • Fainting
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Feeling of tightness in chest
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Pain in the left arm


Atrial fibrillation can be prevented by taking some of the following steps:

  • Doing regular physical exercise
  • Eating a healthy diet
  • Maintaining optimum weight
  • Say no to smoking
  • Quit alcohol
  • Take less caffeine
  • Yoga and meditation for stress management


The doctor will ask about the signs and symptoms of the disease to the patient. He will do a thorough physical examination with the help of stethoscope. He will take the past medical history and family history of patient. He will recommend following tests to the patient:

  • Blood tests
  • ECG
  • Holter test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress test
  • Chest X-ray



Hrid rog in ayurveda refers to heart diseases. Ayurveda explains symptoms and treatment of cardiac disorders based on vitiation of tridosha- Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The heart diseases are of 5 types- vataj hridrog, pittaj hridrog, kaphaj hridrog, tridoshaj hridrog, krimij hridrog. The treatment of hridrog depends on the predominant vitiated dosha.

Classical formulations like drakshadi churan, arjunadi ksheerpak, laghu panchmul ksheerpak 



Chandigarh Ayurved Centre's Atrial fibrillation care kit is 100% herbal and ayurvedic formulation. These medications has cardio-protective , anti-arrhythmic, antioxidant properties which not only provide strength to heart muscles but also maintain heart rate . These medication provide relief from symptoms like Discomfort, pain, dizziness and other associated symptoms. This kit contain Five medicines that includes :

  • Detox premium powder
  • Kapha Balance Tablet
  • Heart Up Tablet
  • Garlic Capsules
  • Noni Capsules

1. Detox Premium Powder

Detox premium powder is an ayurvedic formulation that is made up of Giloy satav, Akik pishti, Tal sindoor, Shankh bhasma, Shukta pishti, Parwal pishti, etc. This powder is very beneficial to protect the heart from various conditions. It can help in relieving the pain, discomfort, fainting, dizziness, and other associated symptoms.

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

2. Kapha Balance Tablet

Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.

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

3. Heart Up Tablet

Heart Up Tablet is a unique formulation and is very effective in the treatment of heart diseases and related symptoms. It acts as a cardioprotective and anti-arrhythmic medicine providing strength to the heart muscles and maintains heart rate. This medicine is very useful in relieving pain and maintains blood optimum viscosity.

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

4. Garlic Capsules:

This is purely Ayurvedic preparation. Garlic capsules shows anti-fungal, antioxidant, anti-microbial, immune-modulator properties. These capsules contains pure extract of garlic. This is effective in atherosclerosis, diabetes, high level of cholesterol, hypertension.

Recommended Dosage: Take 2 capsules twice daily.

5. Noni Capsules

Noni capsules are herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. Noni is a fruit found mainly in South India which contains many health benefits. Noni fruit is known for its high level of antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C and various other minerals which help to Strengthen the immune system. People suffering from Respiratory problems may benefit from this. Noni Capsules promotes immunity, Arthritis relief, circulation of blood, energy and digestive health. It contains standard extract of Morinda Citrifo. Noni capsules have anti inflamatory properties that help reduce inflammation of the body.

Recommended Dosage– Take 1 Capsule twice daily.