4 Extra Ways To Improve Your Heart Health

Their are of course many common ways to improve your heart health from stop smoking, to balancing your weight to having more exercise. At The Ozone Spa, we like to take these health improvements to the next level, and these are the 4 extra ways that we look at to possibly  help improve our clients heart health...

  • Ozone Steam Sauna
  • Hydrogen Therapy
  • Homocysteine Testing
  • Health Supplements

Ozone Steam Sauna

An Ozone treatment has been shown in a scientific paper to help decrease blood pressure and is effective in preventing the progression of hypertensive disease.

In another scientific paper ozone therapy has shown to help protect the heart of patients suffering from narrowing of the arteries, and has been shown to be useful in the acute phase of infarctions, and for rehabilitating patients who have had an AMI with stenting.

Many of our clients with high blood pressure, have monitored their blood pressure for one week after their Ozone sauna session and said their blood pressure readings where noticeable improved after just one session.

To find out more about our Ozone Steam Sauna treatments please click here

Hydrogen Therapy

In a scientific study called Hydrogen Therapy in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases showed that in the past ten years have indicated that H2 is extremely important in regulating the homeostasis of the cardiovascular system and metabolic activity.

To find out more about our Hydrogen Therapy sessions please click here 

Homocysteine Testing

Homocysteine is an amino acid produced when proteins are broken down. A high homocysteine level, also called hyperhomocysteinemia, can contribute to arterial damage and blood clots in your blood vessels. High homocysteine levels usually indicate a deficiency in vitamin B12 or folate

If your body cannot break down homocysteine it can have a negative effect on your vascular system by hardening the arteries. Both the British and American medical associations support the use of folic acid, which helps breaks down homocysteine.

To find out more about our homocysteine testing please click here

Health Supplements

We have put together here a range of some of the best health supplements that have shown scientifical that they can help improve your Heart Health. All of the supplement we have carefully chosen for their quality and effectiveness, if you would like any of the supplements please click on the image which will take you straight through to amazon. (Amazon does give us a small commission on sales and helps us continue our work)

B12 and Folate

Here is a B12 and Folate supplement that help balance homocysteine levels. Folate is also needed to make red and white blood cells in the bone marrow. B12  helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy it  also helps prevent a type of anemia that makes people tired and weak. Both B12 and Folate helps convert carbohydrates into energy.

Ubiquinol Q10

CoQ10 has been shown to help improve blood pressure, cardiac function and protects against Parkinson’s disease. The ubiquinol form of Q10  functions better than the cheaper the non ubiquinol form.

CoQ10 is a vital part of every cell in the body for ATP energy production. It helps vitamin E function better. Also it helps in overcoming symptoms caused by statin drugs.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contains natural saturated fats that increase HDL the good cholesterol levels in your body. They may also help turn LDL  the bad cholesterol into a less harmful form. By increasing HDL, many experts believe that coconut oil may boost heart health compared with many other fats. Plus if you cook with oil to fry foods, cooking with coconut oil is a more healthy choice as coconut oil is more stable over high temperatures , where as other oils are not so stable at higher temperatures. E.g Olive oil has a lower smoke point-the point at which an oil literally begins to smoke (olive oil's is between 365° and 420°F). When you heat olive oil to its smoke point, the beneficial compounds in oil start to degrade, and potentially health-harming compounds form.

Curcumin

Curcumin is the medical part of the food spice Turmeric.In Modern scientific research has demonstrated  that curcumin has anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-thrombotic, and cardiovascular protective effects.

Also they have found out that if curcumin is combined with black pepper and ginger the absorption rates go up significantly. What is interested in Indian cooking these herbs are often combined.

Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin  comes from either algae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp and crayfish. Astaxanthin is  part of a group of micronutrients called carotenoids, which the characteristic is the reddish color.

In scientific medical research has shown that Astaxanthin have been documented to have cardiovascular protective effects after prior administration both orally and intravenously and across several animal species. It also reduces oxidative stress and inflammation, known contributors to the pathophysiology of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. In fact the health effects of astaxanthin have been well documented in more than 1000 peer-reviewed medical publications and journals

Beetroot

A scientific study finds that dietary nitrate a compound that dilates blood vessels to decrease blood pressure may reduce overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs with heart disease. The research team looked specifically at beetroot juice, as a  source of dietary nitrate, to explore its use as a future targeted treatment option for people with cardiovascular disease.

An easy way to have some beetroot juice, are these ready to go beetroot juice shots.

Hawthorn

A hawthorn supplement can also help reduce high blood pressure. Hawthorn contains flavonoids, which help relax arteries and can normalise heart rhythms and chest pains.

The best time to take hawthorn is on an empty stomach before you sleep. As it helps relax your muscles and increases oxygen intake you sleep better, too.

L-Carnitine

Several clinical trials have shown that L-Carnitine can be used alongside conventional angina treatments to reduce the need for medicine and improve the ability of those with angina to exercise without chest pain or discomfort. Some studies have determined that taking L-Carnitine after a heart attack decreases the chances of suffering another one later. L-Carnitine helps protect the brain from both age-related and stress-related damage, helping it function longer and better. It also helps reduce body fat, increase muscle tone and increase your energy levels.

Extra Note 

Tony's, Dad, Bob died a few days after his 65 birthday from a stroke, days before Bob seemed to be in good health, walking and swimming pretty much every day and he wasn't over weight.

So when this happened it came as a really shock. Tony believes what he knows now, which is shared on this page, could of easily given Bob another 20 or 30 years. This information here could be life saving for many people.

We really hope this information helps.

To your health and happiness

The Ozone Spa Team

 

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