Winter is the season of many health ailments like cold, cough and fever. When the weather changes, many patients complaints about aggravation in their health. The cold air of winters makes people more vulnerable.
Cough- It is an effort of the body’s immune system to clear the airway and eliminate all the undesirable mucus and irritants. The conventional medical system suppresses this defense mechanism, while homoeopathy supports the body to recover itself. Some homeopathic medicines have a great role in cough. Those are Bryonia, Antimonium tart, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Rumex, Sambucus.
Cold- It is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. The patient complains of sneezing, pain in the throat, blocked or running nose, along with cough and headache. Cold can resolves itself but homeopathy makes the patient recover faster. Some homoeopathic medicines which will benefit are Arsenicum album, Natrum mur, Nux vomica, Allium cepa, Hepar sulphur.
Influenza- It is a very common viral infection. The patient may have a sudden onset of fever, extreme fatigue, pain in muscles, cold and cough. Symptoms can last for a while, about 2 weeks and the patient should take bed rest for several days. Modern medicines which are prescribed are of very high doses, it can develop profuse debility. Especially children and old people can’t tolerate such strong medicines. Homoeopathy has many wonderful medicines that cure the patient without any side effects. Those are Rhus tox, eupatorium perf, Bryonia, Belladona, Gelsemium.
Homoeopathy always consider the overall picture of the patient, emotional state as well as physical health. There is no disease-specific medicine in homoeopathy, a detailed study of every patient necessary. That’s why one should always consult a qualified Homoeopath to get a complete cure.