Homeopathy for flu diseases: self-help for flu diseases with homeopathic treatment
Millions get caught every year. When the days get shorter, colder and wetter, the viruses spread quickly from person to person. A flu infection is not one real Flu or influenza but an acute illness with temporary weakness, pain and malaise. A fever can occur, which usually activates and accelerates the body's defense processes. Often, but not always, such an infection is associated with secretions of the mucous membranes. A dramatically starting and particularly severe form of the flu is the real influenza, the treatment of which belongs in the hand of a homeopathic doctor.
General measures. The most important measure is physical protection. Fever should not be reduced with simple flu infections, especially not in the first stage of fever with chills; In this phase, external warming through hot drinks, warm clothing or a hot bath is recommended. Care should be taken to increase hydration because the need is increased due to sweating and excretion of the mucous membranes.
Medical assistance is required if ... • the fever persists for more than 3 days, for small children more than one day.
• severe pain persists.
• Muscle cramps, loss of consciousness or fainting occur.
• the entire illness lasts longer than a week or reappears after a few days or weeks.
• the disease begins very quickly and quickly becomes severe.
The main means of self-treatment:
Bryonia: The patient is irritated, angry and wants to be left alone, he just wants to go to bed. Everything gets worse, especially the stinging pain, early in the morning, with the slightest movement and touch. Absolute calm, firm back pressure and cooling do good. Accompanying symptoms: painful cough, headache, night sweats, vomiting and diarrhea with exhaustion, dry, chapped lips.
Eupatorium perfoliatum: The remedy for muscle and bone pain, feeling tired, everything hurts. The trigger is damp and cold weather; The fever appears suddenly, often in the morning between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and begins with nausea or vomiting. Aggravation due to clothing pressure, improvement due to knee-elbow position, after sweating and during speech and entertainment. Accompanying symptoms: face hot and red, hiccups, pain in the liver area, thirst for cold water.
Gelsemium: The patient is weak, shaky and sleepy. He wants to be held or just to lie down. Dull pain extends from the neck over the head to the forehead, the eyes close. The trigger is often summer heat, humid weather and hypothermia (sometimes only days later), also fright, excitement z. B. before an exam. The fever starts in the afternoon (3 p.m. - 5 p.m.) and rises slowly. Aggravation by thunderstorm, blow dryer, exercise, tobacco smoke; Get better by sweating and urinating, closing your eyes, bending over. Accompanying symptoms: chills, chills, sickly facial expression, droopy eyelids, chin tremors, visual disturbances (cloudy, double).
Nux vomica: Triggers are overwork, lack of sleep or cooling. The patient freezes a lot, especially on the back and head, and the fever often alternates with chills. Aggravation by cold and drafts, improvement by warmth and rest, preferably under many blankets. Accompanying symptoms: red, possibly swollen face, severe headache, nausea, constipation. Mood irritable, grumpy, craving for coffee, alcohol and cigarettes.
Rhus toxicodendron: The triggers are wet and cold weather, overexertion and cold. The fever starts rather slowly and is with
Feeling tired and tearing pain. Aggravation at night, from cold and rest. Unusual, but typical of this remedy: continued movement improves, the patient runs around restlessly; Improvement through warmth. Accompanying symptoms: red triangle of tongues, intense thirst, desire for cold milk.
Taking homeopathic medicines for acute symptoms An improvement should occur in acute cases after just 15 minutes. Only if there is no further progress after the initial improvement, the remedy should be repeated after 15 minutes at the earliest, the third time after 30 minutes at the earliest. Repeat up to four times a day if necessary. The effect of each dose has to be waited for. Let the globules melt in your mouth. 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after administration, do not eat or drink anything. The German Central Association of Homeopathic Doctors (DZVhÄ) recommends the potency C12 for self-treatment for all homeopathic medicines. One dose is 2-3 globules. Homeopathic medicines are only available in pharmacies. (DZVhÄ, December 21, 2010)