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HEART HEALTH

Embrace heart-healthy living as the cornerstone of your wellness journey

Heart health and hormone imbalances in women's lives are closely intertwined. Fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone levels throughout the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and menopause can influence cardiovascular health. Hormonal imbalances, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or thyroid disorders, may increase the risk of heart disease.  By addressing various aspects of health in a holistic manner, women can optimize heart function, reduce risk factors for heart disease, and cultivate overall well-being for a healthy and vibrant life.

Conditions successfully addressed:

Cholesterol

Metabolic imbalances

High/low blood pressure

Overall Circulatory support

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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS THAT MAY INDICATE HEART 
IMBALANCES

  • Chest Discomfort: Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain in the center of the chest that may come and go, lasting more than a few minutes.

  • Shortness of Breath: Difficulty breathing or catching your breath, especially with exertion or while lying down.

  • Palpitations: Irregular heartbeats, skipped beats, or a rapid, pounding sensation in the chest.

  • Fatigue: Unexplained fatigue or weakness, even with minimal physical activity.

  • Dizziness or Lightheadedness: Feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded, often accompanied by nausea or clamminess.

  • Swelling: Swelling in the legs, ankles, feet, or abdomen due to fluid retention.

  • Pain or Discomfort in Other Areas: Pain, discomfort, or numbness in the arms, shoulders, neck, jaw, or back.

  • Cold Sweats: Sudden, cold sweats not related to activity or temperature changes.

  • Nausea or Indigestion: Persistent indigestion, stomach discomfort, or nausea, often mistaken for heartburn.

  • Anxiety or Panic: Feelings of anxiety, impending doom, or panic attacks, sometimes without an obvious trigger.

HOW HERBAL MEDICINE CAN HELP

  • Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum annuum): Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a compound that may help lower blood pressure, improve circulation, and reduce cholesterol levels, all of which contribute to heart health.

  • Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca): Motherwort has been traditionally used to support heart health and reduce symptoms of anxiety and palpitations. It may help strengthen the heart muscle and regulate heart rhythm.

  • Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.): Hawthorn has been traditionally used to support heart health and has shown promise in improving symptoms of heart failure, angina, and high blood pressure. It may help dilate blood vessels, improve blood flow, and strengthen the heart muscle.

  • Garlic (Allium sativum): Garlic contains compounds like allicin and sulfur, which have been shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduce blood pressure, and improve circulation. It may also have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties beneficial for heart health.

  • Turmeric (Curcuma longa): Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects that may help protect against heart disease by reducing inflammation, improving blood vessel function, and lowering cholesterol levels.

  • Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum): Cinnamon has been shown to improve blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol, and lower blood pressure, all of which contribute to heart health when consumed regularly.

HOW NUTRITION & LIFESTYLE CHANGES CAN HELP

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Plant-based omega-3 supplements derived from algae are available and provide a source of EPA and DHA, which support heart health. 

  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): A compound that helps produce energy in cells and acts as an antioxidant, which can help improve heart function and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  • Magnesium: A mineral that plays a crucial role in heart health, supporting muscle function, blood pressure regulation, and rhythm control.

  • Plant Sterols and Stanols: Natural compounds found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds that can help lower cholesterol levels by blocking the absorption of cholesterol in the intestines.

  • Garlic: Garlic supplements can provide allicin, a compound that may help lower cholesterol levels, reduce blood pressure, and improve heart health.

  • Green Tea Extract: Rich in antioxidants called catechins, which can help improve cholesterol levels, reduce inflammation, and support heart health.

  • Regular Exercise: Engage in aerobic exercises such as walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, or dancing for at least 150 minutes per week to strengthen the heart muscle, improve circulation, and lower blood pressure.

  • Mindfulness Meditation: Practice mindfulness meditation techniques such as deep breathing, body scans, or guided imagery to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and improve heart rate variability.

  • Stress Reduction Techniques: Incorporate stress reduction techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, or journaling to manage stress levels, reduce cortisol levels, and support heart health.

  • Quality Sleep: Prioritize getting 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night by maintaining a consistent sleep schedule, creating a relaxing bedtime routine, and creating a comfortable sleep environment, which can improve heart health and overall well-being.

WORK WITH ME

Private consultations offer personalized and holistic approaches to health and wellness. During these sessions, clients benefit from individualized care tailored to their specific needs.

“I have had the program with Sofia for Iridiology and after that she made a personal plan for my health. I was really impressed with the first session and the results of the Iris! It is amazing all she can explain about yourself. After that she made a specific program for me which I am following to improve my health and my hormone system. Sofia is very kind, patient, she has a lot of knowledge and can support you very well during the treatment. The herbs and powders she sent me are very fresh and working well on my system. I totally recommend her and I am very happy I have found her”

Laura Casares, The Netherlands

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