Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways characterized by reversible airflow obstruction.
Symptoms of Asthma
- Shortness of breath
- Coughing attacks
Asthma comes on after exercise or exertion (exercise-induced asthma).
It is mandatory to observe the reaction to certain triggers like –
- Cigarette smoke (active or passive)
- Change of weather
- Certain food or drinks
Homeopathic remedies for Asthma:
- Natrum Sulphuricum: Asthma aggravated by damp weather, the severe cough that makes a person hold his chest while coughing. Greenish expectoration.
- Ipecac: Asthma with nausea and vomiting. There is constant cough with vomiting and gagging.
- Antimonium Tart: Asthma associated with a lot of rattling in the chest with little expectoration.
- Sambucus Nigra: Childhood Asthma. The attack is generally worse at midnight making child wake up from sleep.
- Blatta Oriantalis: Asthma from a damp environment. There can be an allergy to mildew, rotting leaves, mounds. Aggravation from exertion and ascending.
- Senega: Wheeze and cough end in a sneeze. There is a pain in back on coughing. Rattling in the chest.
- Ocimum sanctum: Pain in the chest while coughing sneezing, can t be quiet in bed during the attack.
- Lobelia inflata: Asthma without cough and expectoration. Asthma is worse after any exertion.
- Medorrhinum: Asthma better by bending his head on a pillow and the patient desires fast fan even in winter with a craving for ice.
- Lycopodium: Flapping of alae nasi and rapid abdominal movement.
Some Asthmatic Postures:
- Bending head backward ameliorates: Spongia
- Must rise up and bend the head backward: Hepar
- Sitting with head bend forward on knees, amel: Kali carb
- Sitting with head bend forward and rocking: Kali carb
- Leaning backward, agg: Psor
- Bending forward, amel: Ars, Cinch, Kali-bi, Kali-c, Lach, Spong
- Difficult sitting bend forwards: Dig., Rhus tox, Sep
- Lying on back ameliorates: Cactus
- Better lying on the right side: Spigelia, Colch
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