Atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels: how effective is treatment with folk remedies?

Atherosclerosis is a systemic lesion of the circulatory system of the body, manifested in the deposition of calcium salts and lipid plaques( fats and cholesterol) on the internal walls of the arteries and blood vessels. The disease begins gradually, sometimes even in adolescence, and develops gradually, for decades, inevitably narrowing the lumens of blood vessels.

As plaque overgrowth, the vessels lose their elasticity. The influx of blood to vital organs is gradually weakening, supplying less oxygen and trace elements. Against the background of chronic oxygen starvation, there are cardiac disorders, ischemic disease, peripheral vascular lesions, strokes and heart attacks.

Atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels is a formidable disease, fraught with disability, disability and premature death of a person.

Contents of

  • 1 Should I use alternative medicine?
  • 2 Risks
  • 3 Secure "grandmother's" recipes
    • 3.1 Dietoterapija
    • 3.2 Fresh vegetable juices
    • 3.3 Use honey
    • 3.4 cleansing herbs
    • 3.5 Mummies and aloe
  • 4 Compatibility with traditional therapy
  • 5 Forecasts

Should I use alternative medicine?

Atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels is a chronic disease that can not be felt throughout life. The first manifestations of the disease occur in the 50-60 years of age .As a rule, the following factors contribute to exacerbations:

  • hypertension;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • long-term stress conditions;
  • smoking;
  • excessive drinking;
  • obesity;
  • elevated blood platelet count;
  • hereditary factor;
  • low physical activity.

The appearance of the first signs of a terrible disease should alert both the person himself and his family, as timely action can significantly slow down the development of the disease. Among the most important symptoms are:

  • memory impairment;
  • headaches;
  • dizziness;
  • deviations in behavior;
  • tinnitus;
  • mental disorders.

Complete obstruction of the lumen in the vessel or capillary of the brain leads to its rupture and cerebral hemorrhage .

Important: the lack of the necessary treatment, as well as the reluctance to change the lifestyle to a more active and healthy, is fraught with a rapid deterioration of the patient. And one of the most unpleasant manifestations is the loss of memory and reason.

In addition to medicines for the treatment of cerebral atherosclerosis , traditional medicine has a good therapeutic effect - herbal preparations, tinctures, decoctions. In the basis of methods of treatment folk remedies are the following features of some plants and natural products:

  • lowering blood pressure;
  • sedative effect;
  • decreased blood levels of prothrombin and cholesterol.

The effectiveness of such treatment is higher the earlier it was started. Do not wait until the disease becomes irreversible. Medical studies have shown that the greatest effect is achieved by medication in combination with non-traditional techniques in the earliest stages of atherosclerosis.

Usually, specialists themselves prescribe an additional reception of phytopreparations enhancing the therapeutic effect of medications. Such herbal supplements have the following effects:

  • anti-sclerotic;
  • is antispasmodic;
  • is a vasodilator;
  • is sedative;
  • anticoagulant;
  • antihypoxic;
  • cardiotonic.
In addition, almost every plant serves as a rich source of vitamins C, B, E, PP, so necessary for the patient.

Possible risks of

The need for the treatment of atherosclerosis in the early stages is due to the fact that the absence or interruption of such can lead to tragic consequences.

Systemic atherothrombotic disease can lead to ischemic stroke, neglected hypertension - to various lesions of large and medium vessels and intracranial stroke, hereditary predisposition and smoking - to atherothrombotic ischemic stroke.

It should be understood that treatment of atherosclerosis in all its manifestations is a long process, sometimes continuous. Violation of the curative regime or its complete cessation can provoke a powerful outbreak of the disease, the consequences of which may be irreversible.

Taking phytopreparations, even the most innocuous ones, can cause to exacerbate already existing other diseases of .For example, urolithic or cholelithiasis, ulcers and colitis. Therefore, it is important to exclude the presence of such diseases, or to prescribe a safe herbal remedy.

Safe "grandmother's" recipes

In order to start the process of disintegration of cholesterol plaques, it is necessary to have enough vitamins of group B, C and PP, microelements, iodine, magnesium salts, manganese, cobalt, antioxidants in the body of .

Diet therapy

Dietotherapy is a special role in the treatment and prevention of atherosclerosis. Since the risk of developing the disease depends on a whole range of risk factors, it is necessary to exclude at least some of them. As a rule, the condition of seriously ill patients immediately improves significantly .

Adherence to the correct diet allows the to successfully regulate the level of sugar and cholesterol in the blood, maintain the normal weight of the .

  1. Food should be very diverse, saturated with vitamins, microelements, fiber.
  2. Caloric content of products should be minimal. You need to use more cottage cheese, greens, fruits, vegetables.
  3. It is necessary to exclude from the diet animal fats, smoked, fried, salted. Very useful fish and seafood, dietary meat.
  4. Foods containing cholesterol and refined cereals should be excluded. But the amount of protein in the diet should be sufficient.
  5. In addition, it is recommended fractional meals: 5-6 times a day.

More useful information about nutrition in atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels read in a separate material.

Freshly squeezed vegetable juices

For the preparation of vegetable juices the following products are used:

  • beet;
  • carrots;
  • pumpkin;
  • celery root;
  • white cabbage;
  • potatoes.
Daily intake - 1-2 glasses of freshly prepared vitamin drink. This method has no side effects, so it can be used constantly.

We use honey

Honey is a storehouse of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. It is well known for its property to enhance blood circulation.

  • Method number 1. A mixture of equal parts of natural honey, freshly squeezed lemon juice and vegetable oil( on a teaspoon without top) to be taken on an empty stomach, without washing down.

    Take 2-4 weeks.

  • Method number 2. Squeeze the flesh of the leaves of the plantain and golden mustache separately. Mix in a proportion of 20: 1( plantain / golden mustache) and put in a water bath. After boiling in the juice add honey( in a 1: 1 ratio with juice).

    Mixture take 2 tablespoons once a day after meals.

Herbal cleansing

Before starting taking medications for treating cerebrovascular atherosclerosis with herbs, you need to consult a doctor, discuss all the symptoms with it and get a diagnosis. When self-treatment course should not exceed 30 days.

  1. Infusion of the clover .Inflorescences are collected at the beginning of flowering, washed, dried.

    A tablespoon of chopped grass is covered in a thermos bottle, pour 400 ml of boiling water. Insist 4 hours, take 50 ml before meals 2-3 times a day.

  2. Herbal Collection .Prepare the mixture from:
    • 4 pieces of hawthorn;
    • for 1 part of St. John's wort, immortelle, queue, kidneys of white birch;
    • 3 parts of mint.

    For 4 tablespoons of a dry mixture - a liter of boiling water. Infuse 2 hours, strain and take 1/3 cup before meals three times a day.

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Mummy and Aloe

Mumiye has established itself as a powerful atherosclerotic agent .Its ability to regenerate endocardial and myocardial tissues is revealed.

Take a mummy twice a day - before breakfast and before going to sleep on a tiny piece the size of a match head. Mumiye dissolve, laying under the tongue, or diluted with aloe juice .To do this, 5 g of mountain balsam is bred in 150 ml of fresh aloe juice and take 1 teaspoonful.

The course of treatment lasts 2 weeks. After a two-week break, the course is repeated.

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Combination with traditional therapy

Before starting treatment with folk remedies, should be consulted by your doctor. This is necessary in order to avoid possible side effects when taken together with medication.

In addition, the dosage, duration and appropriateness of treatment with folk techniques can be judged by the based on the results of the reopalogram study of .This type of examination allows us to establish the level of elasticity of blood vessels, the degree of irreversibility of destructive changes.

The procedure is carried out in specialized medical institutions for the purpose of the treating cardiologist. Based on the research, the doctor prescribes or recommends one or another method.


Atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels - is the leading cause of death in the middle and old age all over the world .The disease affects both men and women equally. The consequence of atherosclerosis is ischemic heart disease.

However, timely treatment and active, healthy lifestyle can significantly improve the quality and life expectancy.

People prone to atherosclerosis in the hereditary line, it is important to prevent the development of the disease. To do this, needs to learn how to control the level of cholesterol in the blood in young years( up to 40 years), leading a correct way of life, eliminating the main risk factors - smoking, alcohol, overeating, lack of mobility, stress. It is at this age that it is better to begin preventive treatment of atherosclerosis, combining diet, medications and recipes of traditional medicine.