Tuesday, 24 May 2016

How Homeopathy can Help You Treat Typhoid

Typhoid or ‘typhoid fever’ is an illness caused by bacterial infection, which can turn critical, if not treated in time. Till the late 19th century, it was considered to be a dangerous disease with a high mortality rate.

It is no more such a life-threatening disease as it was. Apart from effective vaccines, many other treatment options are available today for early relief from typhoid fever.

Of all the alternative medical systems, homeopathy is well known to offer proven cure, without any harmful side effect. Discussed below are a few homeopathic remedies with excellent outcome, if taken as per the advice of an expert homeopathic medicine practitioner.

What is typhoid?

Typhoid is an acute type of bacterial infection, caused by the bacillus Salmonella Typhi and transmitted chiefly by contaminated food or water.

Symptoms of the disease in its early stage are very high fever, fatigue, dry cough, rashes and headache. The patient might complain of stomach ache and other abdominal ailments.

Typhoid untreated may lead to delirium and other life-threatening complications.

Advantages of homeopathic medicine for typhoid

Homeopathic therapy adopts a holistic approach: it stimulates your immune system, and strengthens it to neutralize typhoid bacteria.  The medicine not only uproots the bacteria, but also prevents recurrence of the illness. 

It uses the restorative power of your body to make it disease-free. Thus the therapy never causes any adverse side effect. Relief comes early, if the medicine is taken under guidance of an experienced practitioner.

Best homeopathic medicine for typhoid 

In general, homeopathic remedy is prescribed after examining closely the patient’s ailments. Medicines like Eucalyptus, Terebinthina, Arsenic Album, Carbo Vegetabilis, Arnica and Rhus Tox are recommended mostly to treat typhoid with the symptoms of high fever, headache, body ache and delirium.

Eucalyptus and Terebinthina are prescribed, if the patient is detected with rising fever, weak pulse, stupor and diarrhea with foul discharge. Carbo Vegetabilis works best when the patient feels low and exhausted due to fever.

If the delirium is severe, Lachesis and Baptisia can work wonders. Those with typhoid-induced abdominal problems can get fast relief by taking Bryonia Alba and Muriaticum Acidum. 

Typhoid management tips

Besides regular medication, the patient and the caregiver are both advised a few precautionary measures to ensure fast recovery from typhoid. Contaminated water or food should not be taken.

Hand washing is a must before and after attending or preparing food for the patient. Fluid intake of the patient should be at least 8 to 10 glasses of purified water a day, in addition to fresh fruit juice, coconut water, herbal tea, glucose water and soups.

Do consult your doctor or an experienced homeopathic practitioner early enough for prompt diagnosis and proper treatment of typhoid to avoid complications.

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