Archive for September, 2010

Homeaopathy Cure For Bronchitis

Monday, September 20th, 2010

bronchitis2.jpgAcute bronchitis, like any upper airway inflammatory process can increase a person’s likelihood of developing pneumonia.

Anyone can get acute bronchitis, but infants, young children, and the elderly are more likely to get the disease because people in these age groups generally have weaker immune systems. Smokers and people with heart or other lung diseases are also at higher risk of developing acute bronchitis. Individuals exposed to chemical fumes or high levels of air pollution also have a greater chance of developing acute bronchitis.

Symptoms

Cough is the most common symptom. The cough may be either dry (without mucus) or wet (with mucus), depending on the cause and severity. Allergic cough is often dry while infective cough has a tendency to have mucus production.

The symptoms of Bronchitis may be listed as under:

Cough (with or without mucus)

FeverChest pain,Difficulty in breathing. (dyspnea)

Throat pain

Nose congestion,Body ache, joint pain, tiredness (usually due to infection.) .

Homeopathic Treatment

Take the homeopathic medicine known as Antimonium Tartaricum if you have a congested wet cough, or if you are struggling with breathing.

Take the homeopathic medicine known as Arsenicum Album for a cough with a burning sensation that feels better with warm liquids.

Take the homeopathic medicine known as Coccus Cacti for a cough with stringy mucus. It also works for coughing that often times leads to vomiting.

Take the homeopathic medicine known as Kali Bichromicum for a horse cough with yellow mucus.

Take the homeopathic remedy known as Pulsatilla for yellow or green phlegm that is dry at night and wet in the day.

Take the homeopathic remedy known as Spongia Tosta for a dry cough that is relieved by warm liquids or food.

Cure Headache by Homeopathic Treatment

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

headache_causes.jpgAs headaches are a common responses to stress, congestion, alcohol, fatigue, illness, and change of environment, and the symptoms and sensations can vary greatly, selecting a homeopathic headache remedy can be complicated. However, appropriate analysis of symptoms and condition will help you to ascertain the relevant homeopathic remedy. The homeopathic treatment won’t try to hide the headache, but will focus on why you have the headache in the first place.’

Prevention Of Headaches

Keep a headache diary: This may help you in identifying the trigger factors such as foods, activities and weather

Exercise regularly: Regular exercise, yoga and relaxation techniques such as meditation can also be of great help.

Keep regular sleep patterns: Sleep adequately. Sleeping too much or too less can trigger migraine.

Watch out what you eat: Foods such as caffeine and Chinese foods that contain monosodium glucamate and chocolates cheese are well-known trigger factors.

Eat regularly: Fasting is a very common trigger in many people. If it is such a factor for you too, make sure that you eat at regular intervals.

Homeopathic Treatment For Headache

Arnica treats headaches related to physical injuries.

Belladonna is used to treat throbbing, stabbing headache pain that comes on suddenly and which is made worse by exposure to noise and light.

Byronia is used to treat steady pain that begins in the forehead then radiates to the back of the head. The pain worsens when the patient moves or is touched lightly. These headaches may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting.

Gelsemium treats heavy, dull pain that begins in the back of the head and extends like a constricting band around the entire head. The headache is often accompanied by blurred vision, light-headedness or dizziness.

Ignatia treats headaches where the individual feels as if a spike is being driven into his or her skull. This type of headache is often brought on by grief, depression or anxiety.

Iris versicolor treats intense migraine headaches that occur only on one side of the head and are often accompanied by visual distortions or hallucinations.

Lachesis treats headaches on the left side of the head that are worse in the morning, when the individual is exposed to sunlight, and before menstruation.

Nox vomica treats headaches associated with excesses in food, alcohol, work or anger.

Nausea, vomiting, dizziness and tension usually accompany these headaches.

Pulsatilla treats headaches where the pain is concentrated in the forehead. Often eating fatty foods brings on these headaches.

Sanguinaria treats migraine headaches that begin in the neck and move upward on the right side of the head. These headaches often appear in a regularly timed pattern and are worsened by motion, light, odors and noise.

Silicea treats headaches triggered by hormones, particularly sex hormones.

Spigella treats headaches associated with sinus pain.

Peptic Ulcer Homeopathic treatment

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Peptic (pertaining to digestion) ulcer is small sores in the lining of the stomach or the duodenum (first part of intestine) due to irritants (may be allergic, chemical or mechanical or drugs) or infection. It can also occur in the oesophagus and other parts of small intestine.Peptic Ulcers SymptomsPain in the lower portion of AbdomenHunger pain occurs suddenly during the day, often when the stomach is empty.Night pain wakes the patient from sleep and may be relieved by food, a drink of milk or antacids.Loss of appetite which makes the patient avoid food and stay hungry for hoursVomitingHeartburnPrevention (Avoid)Tension and hurried lifeHabits of smoking, drinking alcohol, chewing tobacco and overeating which increases acid secretion of the stomachHunger – which denotes acid load, avoid it by taking small meals often.Full meal, oily diet, pickles and fatty snacks before bed timeFood containing high spices, chilies, pepper, sausagesDry bread, cakes and cookiesHigh fat content nuts and biscuitsAerated drinks, coffee and teaMilk productsCabbage, onions, garlic, cauliflower, tomatoes – if not toleratedDrugs like NSAIDs – pain killers (for example. – aspirin)TreatmentPeptic ulcer disease is a constitutional disease that  finds its local expression at the level of the digestive  system. Being a constitutional disorder, it calls for  constitutional approach towards treatment. Homoeopathic  approach towards the management of Peptic ulcer disease involves the evaluation of the complaint in details while   taking into account individual factors such as one’s personal and family history while planning a long-term treatment. Since the treatment targets the root cause, Homeopathy offers long-term cure instead of temporary relief. It treats at a deeper level of immunity and enhances the healing capacity of the body. Homeopathy can also help to prevent complications of Peptic ulcers.Anacardium orientale: Pain usually two hours after eating, with a dull epigastric pain extending to the back of the trunk. Always better after eating.Argentum nitricum: Flatulence, gnawing pains in the pit of the stomach, worse with food and pressure. A craving for sweet foods, which usually aggravates the disorder; intolerance of heat. A strongly nervous, phobic element is associated.Arsenicum album: Severe, burning pain and exhaustion; pain immediately after eating food and a lack of appetite. Diarrhea is often present.Atropinum: Severe mid-abdominal pains with associated nausea and vomiting, usually better with food.Kalium bichromium: Nausea, vomiting and mucus formation with burning pains, usually worse after eating. Pain in the epigastric region. Desire for acidic foods.

Homeopathic remedy for Abscess

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

abscess1.jpgAbcesses are of many types and go by different names depending on the part of the skin that they occur in, we call an abscess that forms around a hair follicle as a boil, and such boils are typically formed along areas where hair follicles are dense, including the buttocks, the underarm and the hair neckline on the body. A carbuncle is a severe abscess, which usually has a number of centers located at several hair follicles on the body. A noticeable lump is present on the affected region and the skin in the region looks hot, is typically reddened and swollen from the beginning of its formation itself.

Symptoms

An Abscess is localized collection of pus in a cavity formed by disintegration of tissues . Symptoms may include stinging pain, tenderness, swelling and redness. The homeopathic remedies listed below can treat abscesses most successfully.

Treatment

Minerals such as zinc and vitamin C are important supplements and help in the body’s fight against infection from all sources and pathogens-they must be included in the diet in appropriate doses. For the treatment of recurrent boils and abscesses, these two are effective preventives and will aid in the hastening of the healing process. For all manners of infection a lot of practitioners also recommend the consumption of the utilization of a vitamin C flush, the use of high doses of the vitamin C to bowel tolerance, may significantly aid in recovering from infections of all sorts.

Belladonna

Belladonna can be utilized for all forms of abscesses or boils that display very violent symptoms in the person and those which arise very suddenly in the body. Symptoms include the presence of a burning heat in the affected region of the skin, along with a reddened, dry and swollen area of the skin. The other physical symptoms evident in such individuals include the presence of throbbing attacks of pain, and also cutting types of pain in the area of the abscess. This remedy can also be used in the case of boils on the face, in case of abscess of the throat, in the liver, the joints, and other areas such as the breasts, and the glands all over the body.

Hepar sulph.

Hepar sulph. can be used for patient who tends to have symptoms such as the development of a hardened and hot, throbbing skin in the affected region. The symptoms can include the presence of sharp shooting and splinter-like pain in the abscess. The area tends to be extremely tender to the touch, and is very sensitive to pressure. The abscess is given to bleeding very easily and must be carefully handled.All of the following homeopathic treatments can be taken at low to medium potencies -potency (6 to 30c), about one dose every two hours, or about two times to thrice daily, the frequency of the dosage can be slowly brought down as the patient begins to improve and the symptoms begin to dissipate.Source