Natural and Alternative Atherosclerosis Treatment Options

Atherosclerosis Treatment {introduction}

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries, limiting the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your body. Typically symptoms are not seen until your arteries are severely narrow or completely blocked. This can lead to serious problems, such as Coronary Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Disease, and Peripheral Arterial Disease.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Atherosclerosis.

TCM Diagnostic Patterns Related to Atherosclerosis

Listed below are Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic patterns that are commonly involved with this western medical condition/symptom. Properly applied, Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture and herbal medicine) treats patterns not individual symptoms/conditions which may better account for the range of symptoms often experienced by individuals. Pattern diagnosis/treatment is a crucial part of using Chinese Medicine for disease prevention instead of focusing on solely symptomatic treatments as is somewhat more common in western medicine. For more on this concept, please read What Does Acupuncture Treat? Or Treating the "Cause" and not the "Symptoms".


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Herbal Formulas

There are no herbal products listed for this condition at this time.

Acupuncture Treatment Protocols

Listed below are articles describing related TCM diagnoses and acupuncture treatment points. These generally require an understanding of basic TCM Theory, however, general readers may find the protocols illustrative of how Chinese Medicine views and treats this condition.

There are no treatment protocols listed for this condition at this time.

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Submitted Case Studies

Listed below are user submitted case studies related to this condition.

Atherosclerosis related articles

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Forum posts related to Atherosclerosis

Listed below are forum posts related to this condition. You can click on the posts to submit comments. If you would like to submit a forum post/question related to this condition, please click to submit. For all recent activity see our forum.

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    Acupuncture Points for Atherosclerosis

    Below you will find acupuncture points relevant to this condition. The points listed below are by no means the only relevant points, rather we list empirical or commonly used points as well as those applicable to use with acupressure as a self-help remedy.

    There are no points listed for this condition at this time.


    Professional Practitioner Information

    Below you will find links to technical information largely of interest to professional practitioners.

    TCM Herbs and Formulas for Atherosclerosis

    TCM Herbal Formulas for Atherosclerosis

    There are no tcm formulas for this condition at this time.

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs for Atherosclerosis

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs relevant to this condition. See our TCM Herbal Database for more details.

    There are no tcm herbs listed for this condition at this time.

    Western Herbs and Atherosclerosis Medical Information

    Western herbs for Atherosclerosis

    Below you will find Western herbs relevant to this condition. See our Western Herbal Database for more details.

    There are no western herbs listed for this condition at this time.

    Atherosclerosis - Western Medicine Information

    At this time no Western Medicine information has been completed for this section.