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Overview of Angina Pectoris

Angina is a pain in the chest that is relieved by rest or nitroglycerine, and is attributed poor blood circulation in the heart.

Complimentary and alternative treatments for angina that are considered below include:

  • Neurotransmitter Balancing

Etiology of Angina Pectoris

Some authors have noted that angina is sometimes associated with hypothyroid conditions, and in those cases responds well to treatment of the underlying hypothyroid condition [Barnes1972], [Starr2005, pg 136].

Treatment of Angina Pectoris

Please see conventional, complimentary and alternative medical treatments for important background information regarding the different types of medical treatments discussed below.

Conventional Treatments

Vasodilators such as nitroglycerine are used to provide symptomatic relief.

Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments

Neurotransmitter Balancing

Neuro Research [Hinz2015] reports that chronic diseases such as angina can be benefited by balancing neurotransmitter levels in the body.

Dr. Weyrich has been trained in neurotransmitter balancing protocols, but has not treated angina using this technique.

Please see What is Neurotransmitter Balancing? for more information.


References for Angina Pectoris