Ischaemic Heart Disease


Ischaemic or ischemic heart disease (IHD), or myocardial ischaemia, is a disease characterized by ischaemia (reduced blood supply) to the heart muscle, usually due to coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries


Ischaemic heart disease may be present with any of the following problems: Angina pectoris (chest pain on exertion, in cold weather or emotional situations) Acute chest pain: acute coronary syndrome, unstable angina or myocardial infarction ("heart attack", severe chest pain unrelieved by rest associated with evidence of acute heart damage) Heart failure (difficulty in breathing or swelling of the extremities due to weakness of the heart muscle)

Homeopathic Treatment

In stable IHD, antianginal drugs may be used to reduce the rate of occurrence and severity of angina attacks.