Ttreating Pneumonia at Home

Ttreating Pneumonia at Home

Ttreating Pneumonia at Home

 

It start out feeling like a bad cold, but when the symptoms get worse and you wake up with an productive cough that produces mucus with green colour,youknow it’s more than a cold. If these symptoms come with acute exherbation, on and off fever, breathlessness and chest pain, you’ve probably got pneumonia.        

Pneumonia is an infection of the alveoli, the tiny air sacs inside the lungs. Bacteria, viruses, fungi and other organism can be at fault: doctor’sdiagnosis by physical examination, lab test and a chest x-ray. Theseverity of the condition depends on which organism causes the infection, how much of the lungs is infected and whether there are additional health factors, such as long term lung disease, immune dysfunction or age.

Pneumonia is more serious than other lung infection, such as bronchitis. Some patient who have it need to be hospitalized.

Fungal infection in the lungs occur primarily in patients with compromised immune systems. Treatment usually involvesantifungal drug such as ketoconazole. For viral pneumonias, specific drug treatment are not available.

Treating pneumonia at home

During a bout of pneumonia, good nutrition, a healthy diet and general emotional support are basic needs of a patient. Get plenty of rest and if you live alone try to have a friend or family member stay with you to help you look cook, purchase or prepare your medicines, and to provide all around TLC.

Start the diet which is rich in green leafy vegetable s, fruit, whole grain, legumes, soups and juices. Stay away from sugar, which suppresses the immune system.

Warm baths or shower may make you feel better.

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Be sure to drink plenty of fluids: this help keep respiratory secretion thin and flush toxins out of your body.

Ifyou’re mild, you might be able to treat bacterial pneumonia with herbs. However, if you are not feeling better in a few days or if your symptoms worsen, you need to go for antibiotics drugs prescribed by doctors. On the other hand, if your reports suggest viral pneumonia, the herb are really helpful to you. 

  • Echinacea (Echinacea spp.)

This well-known immune boosting herb treats infection by bolstering the body’s infection fighting arsenal.  Just try to add this herb in daily regime. 

  • Goldenseal and oregano grape root

Both of these herbs have a wide range of antibacterial and antifungal property along with immune stimulating effect as well.

  • Garlic(allium sativum)

This is a versatile highly antimicrobial herb. To treat infections, eat several raw garlic cloves per day. Can’t eat quiet that much fresh garlic/ try thinly slicing or pressing the cloves through a garlic press, then marinate in acombination of equal parts of honey along lemon juice to cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to two days. Eat 1 to 2 teaspoon full there or four times per day. 

  • Mullein (verbascumthapsus)

This common wild plant tones the entire respiratory tract. It also fights inflammation, soothes and heal irritated tissue, and helps ease coughs. 

  • Elecampane (inulahelenium)

In addition to doing the lungs, easing cough and having mild effect, elecampane offer other advantagesTheseverity of the condition depends on which organism causes the infection, how much of the lungs is infected and whether there are additional health factors, such as long term lung disease, immune dysfunction or age.

Pneumonia is more serious than other lung infection, such as bronchitis. Some patient who have it need to be hospitalized.

Fungal infection in the lungs occur primarily in patients with compromised immune systems. Treatment usually involvesantifungal drug such as ketoconazole. For viral pneumonias, specific drug treatment are not available.

Treating pneumonia at home

During a bout of pneumonia, good nutrition, a healthy diet and general emotional support are basic needs of a patient. Get plenty of rest and if you live alone try to have a friend or family member stay with you to help you look cook, purchase or prepare your medicines, and to provide all around TLC.

Start the diet which is rich in green leafy vegetable s, fruit, whole grain, legumes, soups and juices. Stay away from sugar, which suppresses the immune system.

Warm baths or shower may make you feel better. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids: this help keep respiratory secretion thin and flush toxins out of your body.

Ifyou’re mild, you might be able to treat bacterial pneumonia with herbs. However, if you are not feeling better in a few days or if your symptoms worsen, you need to go for antibiotics drugs prescribed by doctors. On the other hand, if your reports suggest viral pneumonia, the herb are really helpful to you. 

  • Echinacea (Echinacea spp.)

This well-known immune boosting herb treats infection by bolstering the body’s infection fighting arsenal.  Just try to add this herb in daily regime. 

  • Goldenseal and oregano grape root

Both of these herbs have a wide range of antibacterial and antifungal property along with immune stimulating effect as well.

  • Garlic(allium sativum)

This is a versatile highly antimicrobial herb. To treat infections, eat several raw garlic cloves per day. Can’t eat quiet that much fresh garlic/ try thinly slicing or pressing the cloves through a garlic press, then marinate in acombination of equal parts of honey along lemon juice to cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to two days. Eat 1 to 2 teaspoon full there or four times per day. 

  • Mullein (verbascumthapsus)

This common wild plant tones the entire respiratory tract. It also fights inflammation, soothes and heal irritated tissue, and helps ease coughs. 

  • Elecampane (inulahelenium)

In addition to doing the lungs, easing cough and having mild effect, elecampane offer other advantages. Because its better it enhance appetite and digestion, so you’ll get more from the food you are able to eat.

Prepared : by Dr. Shivani Amola 

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0 # Nishith 2017-09-20
Hii, I am from Nayagarh, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-21
Hello, good to see that you are from Nayagarh, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Priyansh 2017-09-20
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Medinipur
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-21
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Medinipur
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0 # Himmat 2017-09-13
Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Amritsar, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-14
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Amritsar.
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0 # Tushar 2017-09-13
Hello, I am from Kolhapuri, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-14
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Kolhapuri.
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0 # Rohan 2017-09-06
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Hassan ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-07
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Shivara Shivappa Memorial Hospital.
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0 # Jayesh 2017-08-25
Hii, I am from Vadodara, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-08-26
Hello, good to see that you are from Vadodara, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Priyansh 2017-07-12
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Saharsa?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-13
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Saharsa .
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Burhanpur ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Burhanpur.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Mahamaya Nagar ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Mahamaya Nagar
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