In 1979 Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent an elective heart surgery to replace a defective congenital aortic heart valve (www.heart-valve-surgery.com). Heart surgeries have come to stay for many years now, but what could be disheartening is when a person has to go for 2 heart surgeries in a couple of months.
The information provided in this series ‘Your Guide to Health’ are based, in part, on the book “Your Guide to Health” written by Dr. Clifford Russell Anderson. The following is meant as public enlightenment rather than as an alternative to engaging the services of a qualified medical professional. ‘Your Guide To Health’ is available on Amazon.
There are several surveys which have been done as regards the death of men above 35 years caused by heart related diseases. In Chapter 30 of Your Guide to Health, Dr. Clifford Anderson describes diseases of the heart, causes, symptoms and possible treatment. According to Your Guide To Health and ‘Healthline’ heart diseases are a result of the following basic factors.
Congenital heart disease may be the least likely form of cardiovascular ailment that can be treated through lifestyle changes. As it is due to growth challenges and other anomalies during the growth of a baby in the womb; surgery is usually the solution for this form of heart disease. And after surgery has been done a person has to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Infections (staphylococcus, bacteria, viruses) caused heart disease is another case which can be treated with surgery, drugs and a subsequent healthy lifestyle. The last cause of heart disease is that due to poor lifestyle choices. This can also be treated with surgery, drugs and a subsequent healthy lifestyle.
We can see here that a healthy lifestyle is very key for recovery of patients living with cardiovascular diseases. The schematic above shows how this can be achieved. In the next post, I shall discuss briefly in more details on blockade of the heart vessels and a reasonable timeline for recovery from such ailments due to high cholesterol.
In my opinion, unwanted infections should be treated properly early enough and then subsequent healthy diet to prevent a relapse. Some food items and spices which have natural antibiotics are pepper, garlic, ginger, turmeric etc. Applying this principle of natural healthy living can help one recover for the long term and extend their life span. The Minister of Wellness, Mr. Nathaniel Jordan, focuses on ailments as these and on how to have a healthy diet. Here is a video covering the subject…