How To Cure Croup Homeopathically

croup.jpgCroup generally occurs in children aged 3 months to 6 years. However, croup over the age of 3 years is uncommon because the windpipe is larger, therefore any swelling is less likely to get in the way of breathing. Most children have only one episode of croup, but a few children have multiple episodes. Croup can occur at any time of year, although most outbreaks are during the winter months.

It is also called laryngotracheobronchitis since it affects the larynx, trachea, and bronchi. This infection results in inflammation, increased mucus production, and swelling of the upper airways. Although croup usually resolves on its own, between 5%-10% of children with croup will require admission to the hospital.

Homeopathic medicines prescribed according to clinical presentation of the patient are very effective for relieving complaints during Chikungunya. Patient should consult a homeopathic doctor as early as possible when Chikungunya is diagnosed. Homeopathy works effectively in all viral diseases. Homeopathic pills are simply chewed (dissolved) on tongue and are sweet in taste. Homeopathic medicines do not cause gastric irritation, are safe on kidneys and liver even when taken for long duration.

Aconite [Acon]

  Aconite is always the remedy in the beginning of croup, be it spasmodic or membranous in character. The child is suddenly aroused out of sleep gasping for breath. There is a most anxious distressed countenance, hot skin and much restlessness and tossing about.

Hepar sulphuris

  Hepar sulphuris is a remedy oyster shells (Calcium carbonica) with flowers of sulfur. Even a small amount of pressure, as in the action of swallowing, can cause extreme pain and the patient may faint.

Spongia [Spong]

  Spongia is the great homoeopathic croup remedy, but it always comes in after Aconite. The breathing is harsh, sawing and hard as if the patient were breathing through a sponge.



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