Also known as heart attack, or coronary, it is a partial or complete blockage of one or more coronary arteries, usually characterized by squeezing pressure and pain in the chest, shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, and vomiting, but about 1/5 of all heart attacks are painless. Principal cause, poor nutrition habits; other risk factors are heredity, smoking, stress.

Mediterranean diet if possible, fresh vegetables and fruits, fiber, olive oil. Limit dairy products except goat's cheese, red meat, sugar, white flour. Avoid coffee, colas and smoking.

Magnesium, coenzyme Q10, L-carnitine, flaxseed oil, vitamins C, E.

Hawthorn, ginkgo biloba.