Ayurveda offers a number of treatments to control the cholesterol levels.


Cholesterol is a gleaming material that can be found in our blood itself.

You might be thinking that cholesterol is always harmful to the body! No, that is not always right. Our body needs good or healthy cholesterol mainly to form cells that are healthy

However, if these levels are not controlled, you can face complications such as heart diseases.

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So, do you note that this is in fact a condition determined by your own choices in life?

Makes sense right?

Now, what do we call the healthy cholesterol that our body needs to survive?

It is called the HDL cholesterol while the bad cholesterol that may create a risk of heart disease is called LDL cholesterol! And the latter needs to be controlled?

As you may already know, high LDL cholesterol not only creates risks of heart attacks or heart related diseases but it can also cause other conditions like blood pressure to increase.

Do you know how one could get a heart attack and how high levels of cholesterol speeds it up? When you have high cholesterol levels, your blood vessels might be blocked, restricting the blood flow by the deposited fats in them. So one there forms a blood clot or a blockage, people face unfortunate situations like strokes or heart attacks.

So how can we avoid ourselves or loved ones from unnecessarily falling into this risky pit? Well its not impossible! 

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We live in an advanced world and technology has enabled us to get our health related issued sorted instantly. But, you should make sure that you get the right medication at the right time before its too late.

We need to remember that although technology has surpassed many things in life, once the problem is about our delicate human bodies that is truly a wonder of creations, it might not always succeed despite its advancement!

While keepin the above in mind, we have to identify the  symptoms of high cholesterol levels in the body. 

Now you ll be pretty amazed to hear that having high cholesterol does not show any significant symptoms. So you know the danger!

It might eventually result a stroke or a heart attack!

So if you want to know whether you have high levels of cholesterol, do take a a blood test to be on the safe side.

If you want to reduce this risk an lead a happy, healthy life, you need to have a healthy diet, work out well , avoid alcohol and smoking and avoid stress as much as you can.

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You can opt for yoga or meditation and this will also make you spiritually fit !

Folks, we can easily reduce the risk by following a favorable life style (well, you can start slow and small – it is the progress that matters!)

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And as Sri Lankans who are gifted with a resourceful island nation, we have also got an option to turn to the indigenous, ayurvedic options as well!

It is being cited by many that it has proven to be effective and helped people to lead a balanced life in the long run!

So these are some of the tips that you can that can be followed to treat this condition!

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1. Add garlic to your diet. There is popular mixture many consume this paste prior to the intake of your meals meal. You can chop garlic and make a mixture by adding some grated ginger and lime juice.

2. Avoid processed food items and sweets.

3. Drink warm water with honey. Optionally, you can also add a some lime juice to this mixture and drink.

4. Eat more greens and grains. You can opt for oatmeals, greek yogurt and nuts for breakfast . Add more soluble fibre to your diet.

5. Drink cinnamon tea witho or without honey.

6. Exercise regulary and stay fit. You can also do yoga to be physically and mentally strong.

7. Avoid consuming alcohol and reduce the intake of salt 

8. Add foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, walnuts and mackerel.

9. Drink Green Tea

10. Cook with herbs and spices such as turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and garlic (in smaller quantities).

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So these are some tips you can follow if you are also keen in leading not only a cholesterol free life… But also a BALANCED HEALTHY LIFE!

However, if your cholstrol levels are high, you need to get medical advice immediately.

These tips will also help you maintain your BMI rate, reduce obesity and lead a fulfilled life!


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