Know more about Asthma
Asthma is the condition when the patient cannot breathe easily. Actually, the world Asthma is derived from Greek, which means labored breathing. Although, we use a single word to denote this disease, there are several different types of asthma's and the treatment too varies accordingly.
Different types of asthma
- Allergic Asthma: - Usually, this is the type of asthma found in children and adults who are less than thirty five years old. Many genetic factors are also playing significant role in causing this asthma. Here allergen promotes the production of excess immunoglobulins.
- Infective Asthma: - This type of asthma is associated with the infection in the upper respiratory tract.
- Emotional Asthma: - Psychological factors such as anxiety, stress, etc are the sole cause of this type of asthma.
- Occupational Asthma: - This type of asthma is mostly seen in people, who are working in atmosphere where there is huge amount of metallic dust, biological detergents, etc.
Symptoms of Asthma
Difficulty in breathing and wheezing are the major symptoms of asthma. Usually, asthma attacks during early hours of the day.
Treatments for Asthma
Although different types of treatments are being prepared in different streams of medical science, most of them are found to be treating the symptoms rather than the disease. However, in homeopathy, the treatment is aimed at providing a permanent relief from the disease.
When you opt for asthma treatment in homeopathy, apart from the symptoms, your family history, medical history, habits, etc will be taken into consideration before deciding the treatment. According to homeopathy, there is a tendency for the disease to manifest in less vital organs such as skin first, and if it is suppressed, then it will attack the more vital internal organs. Hence, it is important to find out whether you had any skin disease in the past and whether you have suppressed it.
There are many drugs in homeopathy to treat asthma at various levels. There are drugs for treating different types of asthma too. As mentioned earlier, the treatment is meant to cure the disease permanently. If you are suffering from allergic asthma, the material, which causes allergy, will be applied in small quantities initially and the quantity will increase gradually. This is being done along with the medication, and it is meant for helping the body to develop immunity. Thus, asthma can be cured completely.
Even if you are relieved of asthma, it is better to live a healthy life. You should maintain a diet and should do mild exercises regularly. Thus, you can prevent the further attack of asthma in the future.
Modern lifestyle, eating habits and the increased level of pollution have increased the chances for asthma in the present day world. According to a recent report, more number of people are suffering from asthma nowadays than it was a decade back. Although it is not a killer disease, it can disturb your normal life. It is necessary to treat it immediately and most of the people are opting for homeopathic treatment for asthma as it has been found to be more effective.
The author is a homeopathic doctor, who has been associated with the DRSS health centre group for the last 5 years.