Traditional use of herbal medicine, in the area of cardio-vascular disease, is backed by evidence based premise for its prescription.
Herbal medicines are useful in lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels, improving venous circulation and reducing the likelihood of angina.
Studies indicate that Hawthorn Berries, for example, may improve blood pressure and blood fat levels, as well as treat heart failure when combined with standard medications.
It is well known that electrolytes such as magnesium, potassium and sodium are essential for the effective functioning of the heart and unfortunately many people are deficient in these vital minerals. Relying simply on diet, is not enough, supplementation is required.
Herbal medicines have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels in many human studies. Herbs have also been credited with raising good cholesterol, removing fatty deposits in the liver and lowering blood sugar levels.
As for the most part as the kidneys are responsible for blood pressure, it is imperative that this organ is treated in hyper-tensive patients. Miriam will often prescribe her kidney detox program as part of the treatment for hypertensive clients.
Correct diet is paramount when working with Cardio-Vascular disease and Miriam will guide you through an anti-inflammatory diet high in anti-oxidants, including lycopene and poly-phenols, and rich in healthy fats.