Heart Support Remedy
The heart is one of the most important organs in the entire human body. The heart pumps the blood, which carries all the vital materials that help our body's function. That same blood also removes the waste products that we do not need. For example, the brain requires oxygen and glucose and when not received continuously, will cause it to lose consciousness. Muscles need oxygen, glucose and amino acids, as well as the proper ratio of sodium, calcium and potassium salts in order to contract normally. The glands need sufficient supplies of raw materials from which to manufacture the specific secretions, etc. If the heart ever ceases to pump blood the body begins to shut down and after a very short period of time, the body will die.
The heart is essentially a muscle, a little larger than the fist. Like any other muscle in the human body, it contracts and expands. However, unlike skeletal muscles each time the heart contracts it is with all its force. In skeletal muscles, the principle of "gradation" is present. The pumping of the heart is called the Cardiac Cycle, which occurs about 72 times per minute. This means that each cycle lasts about eight-tenths of a second. During this cycle the entire heart actually rests for about four-tenths of a second.
- Every day the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. In a lifetime, that is equivalent to driving to the moon and back.
- A kitchen faucet would need to be turned on all the way for at least 45 years to equal the amount of blood pumped by the heart in an average lifetime.
- Arrhythmia (dysrhythmia): An abnormal heart rhythm due to changes in the conduction of electrical impulses through the heart.
- Atrial fibrillation: Abnormal electrical impulses in the atria cause an irregular heartbeat.
- Cardiac arrest: Sudden loss of heart function.
- Cardiomyopathy: A disease of heart muscle in which the heart is abnormally enlarged, thickened, and/or stiffened.
- Congestive heart failure: The heart is either too weak or too stiff to effectively pump blood through the body.
- Coronary artery disease: Over the years, cholesterol plaques can narrow the arteries supplying blood to the heart.
- Endocarditis: Inflammation of the inner lining or heart valves of the heart.
- Heart murmur: An abnormal sound heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope.
- Mitral valve prolapse: The mitral valve is forced backward slightly after blood has passed through the valve.
- Myocardial infarction (heart attack): A coronary artery is suddenly blocked. Starved of oxygen, part of the heart muscle dies.
- Myocarditis: Inflammation of the heart muscle.
- Pericardial effusion: Fluid between the lining of the heart (pericardium) and the heart itself.
- Pericarditis: Inflammation of the lining of the heart (pericardium).
- Pulmonary embolism: Typically a blood clot travels through the heart to the lungs.
- Stable angina pectoris: Narrowed coronary arteries cause predictable chest pain or discomfort with exertion.
- Sudden cardiac death: Death caused by a sudden loss of heart function (cardiac arrest).
- Unstable angina pectoris: Chest pain or discomfort that is new, worsening, or occurs at rest.
NOTE on chest pain…a Hiatal Hernia can put pressure on the heart muscle and mimic the feelings of a heart attack, but there is no danger to the heart.
Suggestions To Strengthen
- Be happy and joyful.
- Find something to give you purpose.
- Love yourself. God made you just the way you are. You can always improve yourself, but not until you first accept who you are now.
- Accept love in the way others can offer it.
- Love others so it will attract love to you.
- Keep your liver healthy, it maintains the blood's health and heart has but one function - to pump blood. Dirty, infected blood is bad for the heart and its internal valves.
- Cardiovascular exercise, the heart needs oxygen.
- Give things away with no expectation in return.
- Do not be a pack rat, get rid of stuff you don't use.