One of the biggest reasons for heart disease is the constant clog of the arteries that is known as atherosclerosis. The transport of blood that is full of oxygen to the body parts as well as to the heart is the role of the arteries. Arteries are elastic, strong and flexible when we are healthy, but when arteries are clogged, that can lead to cardiovascular disease. More than 600.000 deaths yearly in the U.S are related to a cardiovascular disease.


Here is a closer look of the symptoms of arteries that are clogged:

Carotid arteries

A Carotid artery disease is a condition when the arteries in the brain are blocked. Arteries can become tighter or blocked if there is too much plaque, and the symptoms that describe this condition are: strong headaches, blurry vision, problems with speech, lost balance, problems while breathing etc.

Coronary arteries

In this condition the heart muscle doesn’t get enough quantity of blood and the heart arteries get blocked with unneeded quantity of plaque. Symptoms of this condition are: angina, pressure when pushing chest, pressure in shoulders, pressure in arms, neck, back and jaw. An emotional stress is also connected to angina.

Renal arteries

A chronic disease of kidneys can occur, if the rental arteries in the kidneys are clogged. This can weaken the work of the kidneys. The symptoms of this condition are the following: itchiness, swollen feet or hands, problems with concentration, nausea, as well as kidney failure and a high blood pressure (hypertension).

Peripheral arteries

This condition happens when the legs, the arms, the pelvis are full of an unneeded quantity of plaque. When the arteries in the mentioned body parts become clogged and tighter the symptoms are: serious infections, ache, and lack of physical feeling.


  1. Gayenne pepper

Bad cholesterol can be decreased thanks to the cayenne pepper’ active ingredient known as Capsaicin. The Capsaicin also low the chance for heart attacks or strokes, and improves the quality of the blood flow too.

  1. Flaxseed

The blood pressure and the inflammation are regulated by the powerful omega 3 acids of the flaxseed. Also, the flaxseed unclog the arteries and it’s full with fiber.

  1. Cabbage ( Fermented)

Research shows that the clog of the arteries can be slow down if we consume mix of hot peppers and fermented cabbage. This mix is called kimchi and the powerful formula found in it is known as 3-94-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl.

  1. Lemons

Lemons are full of Vitamin C which reduce inflammation, make the arteries more strong and prevent platelet aggregation. By consuming lemons we prevent oxidative damage and reduce the cholesterol’s levels.

  1. Pomegranate juice

Pomegranates as well as the lemons are full of Vitamin C. The plaque that is collected around the arteries can be removed if we consume pomegranate juice, thanks to the fact that this juice is great antioxidant and possessor of punicic acid. This juice is also full of magnesium and selenium that means it is also good for our heart.

  1. Cinnamon

According to studies, the cinnamon consummation of only 1,3 or 6 grams is shown to lower the levels of glucose, the triglyceride and the LDL( bad cholesterol) .

  1. Turmeric

The prevention of collecting plaque and reduced levels of bad cholesterol can be achieved by the use of Turmeric. A well cardiovascular health is also maintained by the turmeric’s active ingredient known as curcumin.

  1. Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds will prevent in a natural way the atherosclerosis and reduce the collected plaque.

  1. Garlic

Garlic is the most powerful natural antibiotic. It prevents complications connected to heart, and atherosclerosis. Also, it’s the most effective in eliminating collected plaque around the arteries. So, don’t worry about its smell, eat garlic as much as you can.