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Angina + 8 Natural Ways to Help Relieve Mild Chest Pain

When the heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen-rich blood, discomfort or chest pain occurs. This is pain called angina. Angina isn’t actually a disease; it is a primary symptom of a heart problem like coronary heart disease or coronary microvascular disease. (1) The pain or discomfort experienced can be a burning or fullness sensation or…

Coronary Artery Disease (+ 6 Natural Ways to Help Beat CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the major blood vessels around your heart become diseased. “Coronary” means around the heart. The disease can affect your heart, so it is important to take steps to prevent damage to the heart’s arteries. (1) What Is Coronary Artery Disease? CAD refers to the buildup of plaque in your…

5 Hawthorn Berry Health Benefits that May Surprise You

Hawthorn is often called "the heart herb" for its various cardio-protective abilities. Prized for its ability to uplift and strengthen the heart both emotionally and physically, the hawthorn berry has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for all kinds of serious heart concerns. These include angina, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, irregular heart beat…

Cardiomyopathy + 6 Natural Ways to Manage Cardiomyopathy Symptoms 

Cardiomyopathy, a condition that commonly results in an enlarged heart and reduced blood flow, affects as many as 1 in 500 adults living in developed nations like the U.S. (1) What can you do to help lower the chances you'll experience cardiomyopathy and give yourself the best chance of fully recovering? Not all cases of…

Top Natural Remedies for Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is currently the leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. — and according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it has maintained this ranking as the No. 1 killer since 1921. (1) Coronary heart disease is a condition caused by the buildup of waxy plaque in…

What Your Chest Pain Means + 9 Natural Treatments & Prevention

Few things are as frightening as chest pains. The first thing that comes to mind is a heart attack. While chest pains and heart attacks often do go hand-in-hand, there are so many other conditions that can cause similar discomfort and pain. Some of the causes are quite serious and potentially fatal, and other causes are…

Dyspepsia Signs & Symptoms + 8 Natural Remedies

Have you ever experienced an upset stomach after eating? Maybe it was accompanied by excessive gas and bloating? There's actually a more scientific term for this common health problem. I'm talking about dyspepsia. What is dyspepsia? Well, aside from being a fancier word for upset stomach or indigestion, dyspepsia is defined as "any or all of…

Cacao Nibs: Superfood that Boosts Energy and Burns Fat

There's no better time of year to cozy up to the fireplace with a nice cup of hot chocolate. And thanks largely to this wintertime favorite, we're all familiar with cocoa and other forms of healthy chocolate. But are you familiar with cacao nibs? Cacao, or Theobroma cacao, is the source of original, natural chocolate. It…

SCAD: Yes, Young Women Can Suffer a Heart Attack

As we age, there are a few telltale signs of scary medical conditions it’s normal to observe — one of which is the sharp chest pains signaling a heart attack. But what if you’re young and healthy? What happens when your doctor observes your symptoms and sees no risk factors of heart disease and chooses…

Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments

Vasculitis is a group of inflammatory disorders that affect the blood vessels. Vasculitis can affect both small or large arteries. This includes major blood vessels like the aorta, as well as capillaries, medium-sized veins. Or it can include a combination of different sized blood vessels. In some cases, vasculitis causes only a portion of an…