Latest Turmeric For Heart Health 2019/20 Does It works?

With so many different uses for turmeric, it’s no wonders scientists have also found it beneficial in improving heart health. Being anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, turmeric can reduce heart disease in higher risk patients. Curcumin, a health-promoting component of turmeric can also improve the state and function of blood vessels lining. This lining (called endothelium) is in charge of regulating blood pressure and regulating blood clots, which make it instrumental in maintaining a healthy heart. Turmeric improves different body functions related to heart health and has little to no side effects, making it a great preventive treatment for heart disease.

Robert explains turmeric for heart health and how to safely implement turmeric with meds

How Turmeric And Heart Disease Works

Heart disease is a wide-spread, continuously increasing risk and the leading cause of death in the United States. It has been shown to be closely linked to lifestyle, poor diet, and lack of exercise. In particular, the inflammation that a fast food diet can create in the body is considered a leading cause of heart disease. Turmeric, and the curcumin that it contains, is a powerful anti-inflammatory ingredient that helps to counter some of the effects of lifestyle to prevent heart disease. But that’s not all: turmeric may also help to prevent plaque buildup in the arteries; one of the leading causes of heart attacks and strokes. Research conducted on mice showed that those including turmeric in their diets had significantly lower plaque in their arteries. Of course, results may not be so strong in humans. After all, a teaspoon of turmeric represents a lot to a mouse, but is a much lower dose for a human, in relation to size. To be able to get the effects of turmeric necessary to effectively prevent heart disease, scientists are still working on high-potency curcumin concentrate. But with almost no known side effects and a range of other health benefits, there is really no reason not to include turmeric in food as a way to prevent heart disease.

Using Turmeric With Heart Medications

How Turmeric For Heart Health Works

For most people, using turmeric is completely safe and can only bring a wealth of benefits. But for those taking certain types of medicine, including turmeric in everyday life could actually be risky. This is because turmeric isn’t simply a food or a spice, it is a potent substance that affects different functions of the body. People with a higher risk of heart disease are frequently prescribed medication that prevents blood from clotting. With smaller, plugged arteries, blood flow can be slower or more difficult. Popular medications like aspirin, clopidogrel or naproxen thin the blood to counter that risk, and prevent strokes and heart attacks. Turmeric actually works in a very similar way; it thins the blood and improves its circulation.Taking initial care using turmeric with heart medications

The problem with combining turmeric and those other blood-thinning medication is that the blood might become too thin, increasing the risk of excessive bleeding in case of an injury, and increasing bruises and marks on the body. So should patients taking heart medication take turmeric? It’s best to consult with your doctor on that topic, as they will be able to let you know what dose of their medication they are prescribing, and what the effects will be. If you are going to take heart medication and are currently taking a regular turmeric supplement, it is also well worth notifying your physician. If your doctor finds it appropriate, you may be able to take a lower dose of your heart medication alongside turmeric, to get the same blood thinning properties. But remember; turmeric supplements are a real form of medication, and can’t necessarily be mixed with any other drugs.

Turmeric For Heart Health Frequently Asked Questions.

It is perfectly natural to worry a little about certanties you may experience when beginning to use turmeric for heart disease. I have noted few of the more common questions relating to what others are asking concering what they feel from taking turmeric and below are some resurring answers to these question. If you answer is not here please let me know in the comments below and I will be happy to assist. 🙂

Can Turmeric Cause Heartburn?

Turmeric has a lot of benefits on all aspects of health, and many people decide to take it as a regular supplement to boost their well-being. That being said, the active ingredient of turmeric, curcumin, can be hard for the body to absorb. As a result, people are generally advised to take larger quantities of turmeric to get the full range of benefits and maximize its absorption in the body. The problem? Ingesting too much turmeric can actually cause heartburn. Turmeric is a strong spice, and some people will be able to stomach it better than others. If you are ever experiencing heartburn in conjunction to taking turmeric, you are advised to lower the dose until you stop reacting to it so strongly.

Can Turmeric Cause Heart Palpitations?

In some rare cases, turmeric can cause heart palpitations. This generally only happens when it is ingested in quantities that are too large for the person. Although it is a popular spice and food, turmeric shouldn’t be taken lightly: it is very potent and acts as a form of medicine. In particular, it has a lot of the same effects as high blood pressure medicine. And like those medicines, it can sometimes cause heart palpitation. If you are experiencing them and taking a turmeric supplement, try taking a break and see what happens. Turmeric can be very beneficial, but shouldn’t be taken in too large a quantity as it can actually begin to be harmful.

The Best Types Of Turmeric Capsules For Heart Disease

With so many great benefits for heart health, it’s no wonders people are turning to turmeric supplements to boost heart health. Capsules are a very popular form, as they allow you to get a well-dosed daily amount of curcumin. So which ones should you go for to combat heart disease? If you are not taking any heart medication, then our advice is to get a strong capsule. Getting a curcumin extract can be a lot more potent than a simple capsule filled with turmeric—and really offer the heart-protecting properties that you’re after. Also make sure to get a capsule that contains black pepper (sometimes found as piperine) as this ingredient boosts the bioavailability of turmeric.

Best Ways To Use Turmeric Powder For Heart Health

Heart health is an everyday concern, so taking turmeric to prevent heart disease should be a regular affair too. The best way to use turmeric powder for heart health is to make it a part of your everyday routine. Whether it’s having a large cup of turmeric drink every morning, taking a supplement capsule with your lunch or simply adding it to rice or vegetables everyday, make sure you use turmeric regularly enough. One of the best ways to do so remains to get used to cook with turmeric. It works great with roasted vegetables, gives a beautiful color to grains, and can even work great in puddings and creams. By adding a bit of turmeric in your favorite dishes, you’ll be consuming more of it, more regularly, and really boosting your heart health.

Latest Turmeric For Heart Health News

Turmeric has been studied as a potential cure for heart disease for years. In the most recent years, meta-studies have been conducted, putting together the data from hundreds of studies and analyzing it. The findings? Scientists have found that a few claims that were made on the uses of turmeric were overstated. But when it comes to heart health, the benefits have been confirmed. A 2019 review of research on turmeric found that it has a range of positive impacts on heart health, and can indeed be used to prevent heart attacks or strokes, and to complement some other heart therapies.

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4 thoughts on “Latest Turmeric For Heart Health 2019/20 Does It works?

  1. Thank you for your post. It is helpful for me. I am closing to 60 years old and occasionally I feel pain in the front of my heart. I always want to do something for my heart health, but never take time to do the research.

    Here comes your article. It looks turmeric is what I need to maintain my heart health. I particularly like the part: Best Ways To Use Turmeric Powder For Heart Health. You give the detailed instruction on how to use turmeric for heart health. You are absolutely right that the best way to use turmeric powder for heart health is to make it a part of everyday routine. I am going to integrate turmeric into my daily foods, since it works with so many different kinds of recipes.

    It is kind of you sharing this valuable information with us, which has the potential to save life. 

    1. Hi Anthony, I am so grateful and pleased you discovered the article here, I know you will notice the big difference and the pain in your heart you speak of to subside significantly. I have been to hospital twice pryor to my experience with taking turmeric for pleurisy related pains. (felt like a heart attack) 

      Since being on a supplement I haven’t had any such pains and can exert myself much better. 

      I am confident using turmeric for you heart issue will be the same.

      All the best Rob

  2. As a person searching for more information about Turmeric for another family member as they don’t have the internet to be able to search for the information.  I like that you gave some great info on the questions that are asked about this product.  I never knew that you could take something like this and then have to worry about your heart health.  Do you use this personally and would you recommend it to your family and friends?  I don’t want to give a positive review of this Turmeric which seems to be a great idea to use but still not sure about it.  I am so happy you have put some great info here for us all to read and learn about it.  Thank you again

    Douglas

    1. Greetings Douglas. I applaud you in your diligence here and I don’t think you can ever be to careful. If in doubt ask it out. 🙂 Turmeric is a very natural product, and poses no real risk. The main concern pointed out is for those who are currenly recieving heart treatment (and primarily JUST regarding blood thinners). As Turmeric is natural heart thinner, it is recommended that your medical team is aware and or involved and probable blood monitoring to be established in a transition period. 

      Other than that It is perfectly safe and extremely rewarding for it’s overall benefit.

      I hope that clarifies your concern, don’t hesitate to sing for any further explanation. I hope your family member finds the confidence to trust in the power of curcuminoids.

      All the best Rob

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