Arteriosclerosis

Definition of Arteriosclerosis:

A common arterial disorder.  Characterized by calcified yellowish plaques, lipids, and cellular debris in the inner layers of the walls of large and medium-sized arteries.

Topics Related to Arteriosclerosis

Atherosclerosis

...the condition
“Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) is the most common form of arteriosclerosis, a class of diseases in which the walls of a person's artery become thicker and less elastic through deposits along the arteries that often contain calcium...”
...related topic
“A common form of arteriosclerosis; a narrowing of the arteries which reduces the blood and oxygen flow to the heart and brain as well as to other parts of the body and can lead to a heart attack, stroke, or loss of...”
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Beetroot

...as a treatment
“...Beet juice is also known to be very useful to fight arteriosclerosis by keeping the blood vessels and the arterial system in sound condition...”

Chronic / Hidden Infection

...the condition
“...The common respiratory bug Chlamydia pneumoniae has been linked in new studies to arteriosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries...”

Cold Applications (Cryotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Cryotherapy is contraindicated when the following are conditions are present ... History of vascular impairment, such as frostbite or arteriosclerosis...”

Coronary Disease / Heart Attack

...recommendation Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
“...One year of supplementation with vitamin C (500mg bid) and vitamin E (400 IU bid) retarded the early progression of transplant-associated coronary arteriosclerosis in a study of 40 patients up to 2 years after cardiac transplantation...”

DHEA

...as a treatment
“...In over 2,500 medical references regarding this substance, there are some excellent articles on the prevention of cancer, arteriosclerosis, autoimmune diseases such as lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, hypercholesterolemia, depression, and osteoporosis...”

Dizziness

...the condition
“...Hypoxia (low blood oxygen); Reduced capacity for exercise or activity; Reduced ability for the blood circulation to compensate for quickly assuming an upright position; Arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), which causes decreased blood supply to the brain, heart and other organs; Internal bleeding or hemorrhage, which may go unnoticed; Prolonged bed rest...”

Hawthorn Berry Extract

...as a treatment
“...It can normalize blood pressure and prevent palpitations and arrhythmias; it has also been used for support of cardiac failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), angina pectoris (heart/vascular pain), and tachycardia (rapid heart beat)...”

Hydrotherapy

...as a treatment
“...This treatment is not recommended for patients with peripheral vascular disease (arteriosclerosis, deep vein thrombosis, Buerger's disease), diabetes or loss of peripheral sensation...”
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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

...relationship to Retinopathy
“High blood pressure can affect the vessels in the eyes; some blood vessels can narrow and thicken / harden (arteriosclerosis).  There will be flame-shaped hemorrhages and macular swelling (edema)...”

Rosemary

...as a treatment
“...found that two compounds in the herb carnosol and carnosic acid, may help to protect body tissue and cells against the oxidative stresses that have been linked to diabetes, aging, and coronary arteriosclerosis.  The German Commission E, the world's leading authority on herbs, has given the nod to using rosemary for circulation problems, such as low blood pressure, and for painful joints or...”

Silymarin / Milk Thistle

...as a treatment
“...It has been shown in studies to be effective in treating arteriosclerosis.  Silymarin is considered a liver protectant, a choleretic (moving bile), and a liver-specific antioxidant...”

Stroke

...related topic
“...Usually caused by arteriosclerosis, it often results in brain damage.”

Vasopressin

...as a treatment
“...It should be administered with caution in cases of hypertension, epilepsy, and arteriosclerosis.”

Werners Syndrome

...the condition
“...People with WS develop a vast array of age-related diseases including arteriosclerosis, malignant neoplasms, cancer, type II diabetes mellitus, ocular cataracts and osteoporosis in early adult life.”

Zeolites

...as a treatment
“...There are several important concepts regarding the initiation of arteriosclerosis.  One of these is that arteriosclerosis results from the infiltration of the endothelial lining of the arteries with toxic heavy metals...”
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