The most common symptoms of a heart attack are chest pain radiating to the left arm, neck, jaw and back accompanied by difficulty breathing. However, there are numerous types of symptoms that can occur before and during a heart attack, many that point the way to a particular homeopathic remedy. Homeopathy is highly effective at slowing down and stopping the progression of a heart attack as well as reversing the effects of damaged caused by a myocardial infarction. The key is getting treatment early enough for it to be effective.
If you are in a high risk group, prone to heart disease, genetically predisposed, over weight, diabetic or have previously survived a heart attack, these remedies may be helpful during a possible future event. Buy them and keep them on hand in the office, house and wherever else you spend your time. It’s not advised to leave homeopathic remedies in a hot car for extended periods, so keep in a purse or briefcase.
Print the emergency list here and make copies to keep with your remedies. Before you need it, locate a homeopath in your area or by phone who you can call for help. See the practitioner referral list below. Share this information with a loved one or friend who is willing to learn what to look for while calling for help. In all instances, seek emergency medical assistance if you think you’re having a heart attack.
Homeopathic Remedies for Heart Attack
Below are some of the more common remedies used for heart attacks. This list is by no means complete.
Arnica: Treats shock mental and physical and is the first remedy to give at the time of a heart attack. Patient experiences a feeling of a shock in the heart with sudden squeezing pain extending to left elbow specifically. Extreme horror of death. It will calm the individual, stem any internal bleeding, lessen bruising internally, and provide overall tonic effect.
Aconite: Sudden chest pain, fast heart beat, feeling faint, great fear of dying, patient states he is dying, anxious, terror. Numbness of left arm. First remedy to give alongside Arnica.
Nux Vomica: Tired, heavy feeling in the heart with accompanying chest pain. Remedy often needed after long bouts of over eating, excessive studying, workaholism, excess stimulates such as coffee and drugs. Very common remedy for executives and others in charge.
Arsenicum: Pain occurs most commonly at night after midnight with burning pains in the chest, feelings of suffocation made worse when lying on back. Thirsty for cool water but can’t drink due to the pain. Patient may be restless, extremely anxious, fearful and desires company.
Cactus grandiflorus: Heart feels like it’s being clutched and released by a giant hand or an iron band. Much dizziness, vertigo, suffocation and weakness. Heart attacks often brought on by artherosclerosis, weakening the arteries. Relieves angina pectoris.
Lachesis: Pain in chest with constriction, faintness and hot flushes just as the patient is waking.
Lactrodectus mactans: Excruciating pain in the heart extending to the left shoulder with numbness of the arm. Often occurs after slight exertion.
Carbo vegetabilis: Patient in heart failure, turning blue, collapse, perspiration. He’s chilled but prefers being uncovered and fanned.
Digitalis: Remedy helps heart muscle failure where there is a slow pulse with tightness in the chest and heart accompanied by suffocation, palpitation. Skin turns blue and there is great fear, especially of moving any part of the body. All symptoms are worse sleeping on the left side.
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