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Are there alternative treatments for ischemic heart disease?

The alternative treatments for ischemic heart disease focus on making healthy lifestyle choices, but some alternative medicine practitioners promote the use of special herbs for heart and artery health. Studies for the effectiveness of alternative treatments like garlic, fish oil, hawthorn, and flaxseed supplements on heart disease show varying degrees of success. You should always consult your doctor before taking any supplement when being treated for ischemic heart disease.

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