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Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)

Ischemic Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

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Where does atherosclerosis occur - In any medium/large artery supplying oxygenated blood under high pressure

Atherosclerosis can occur in any medium/large artery supplying oxygenated blood under high pressure

Atherosclerosis most frequently affects the following arteries:

•   Aorta (largest artery - supplies blood to all body parts)

•   Coronary arteries (supplying blood to heart)

•   Carotid and vertebral arteries (supplying blood to neck/head)

•   Iliac/femoral arteries (supplying blood to pelvic area).

Atherosclerosis eventually causes:

-   Stenosis  (narrowing);

-   Sometimes accompanied by arteriosclerosis (hardening of the artery lumen (throughway))

•    Which decreases circulation

•    And reduces arterial elasticity

•    Compromising the dilation of blood vessels when needed - such as during strenuous exercise.

The accumulation (swelling) is always in the intima

(between the endothelial lining and the smooth muscle wall)

Atherosclerotic plaques characteristically occur in high pressure/turbulent areas in arterial blood vessels

In regions of branching and marked curvature at areas of geometric irregularity.    i.e. where blood undergoes sudden changes in velocity and direction of flow.

It does not occur in veins carrying deoxygenated blood.     i.e. under pressure 8 times lower than the arteries

 

Atherosclerosis is diagnosed as:

Coronary heart/artery disease (i.e. CHD or CAD)

2 main coronary arteries (branch off the aorta) that supply blood to the heart muscle.   Atherosclerosis/arteriosclerosis reduces their supply, leading to blood insufficiency (ischemia) to the heart;

(There's that incorrect depiction of plaque placement again! :) )

Peripheral artery disease

Iliac/Femoral Arteries -atherosclerosis/arteriosclerosis causes a decrease in blood flow to the legs and feet that can injure nerves and other tissues.

Axillary/Brachial Arteries.    Arm artery disease is a rare form of PAD, but the most common cause is atherosclerosis in the arm arteries, which can cut off circulation to the hand; symptoms include pain, weakness, fingers turning blue, and gangrene.

Carotid artery disease

Carotid and Vertebral Arteries.    Atherosclerosis/arteriosclerosis reduces the oxygen-rich blood supply to the brain. Carotid artery disease accounts for well over 95% of symptoms causing cerebrovascular disease. When the carotid arteries are obstructed, you are at an increased risk for a stroke.


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Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)

   Electrotherapy

       "The medical kit of the future"

The Body Electric

General electrotherapy health benefits.   Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:

Detoxification Wellness / Healthy aging Pain relief 
Relief from insomnia Immune system restoral Anti-Inflammatory
Maximizes cellular energy production Accelerated tissue /bone
/scar healing
Stress Reduction
Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation Increased blood oxygen
/ circulation
+++

There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:

Balances neurotransmitters Relieves pain Treats depression
Substance abuse withdrawal Relieves insomnia Relieve stress / anxiety
Anti-Inflammatory Fibromyalgia +++