Heart disease poses a real threat for public health because it supposed to the Number One cause of death in all Western and many developing countries. According to the World Health Organization reports, about 20 million people die every year due to the diseases of heart. Such conditions are extremely dangerous and need immediate treatment. Almost all people older than 40 are afraid of heart attack or stroke. That is why the number of drugs purposed for the treatment of various disorders generally termed heart diseases is very high. And the top marketed drugs worldwide are the ones purposed for treatment of atherosclerosis - the main cause of cardiovascular diseases.
Besides drugs, which must be prescribed by physician, there is a lot of medicinal herbs protecting heart and vessels from diseases everyone is most afraid of.