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Knee Pain - Know Common Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

Dr. B.K. Prasanta Kumar 89% (34 ratings)
BERHAMPUR UNIVERSITY
Ayurveda, Kendrapara
Knee Pain - Know Common Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.

2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 

3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 

4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.

5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.

6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.

7.  Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.

8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

Knee Pain - How Can Ayurveda Be Of Help?

Dr. Bhanumati Kallapur 88% (10 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS-OBG, Advance Training on art & science of Ayurvedic diagnosis, Panchakarma and Aushadhi nirman
Ayurveda, Hubli
Knee Pain - How Can Ayurveda Be Of Help?

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

  1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.
  2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 
  3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the painusually disappears after a few regular applications. 
  4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.
  5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.
  6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.
  7. Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.
  8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.
4345 people found this helpful

E. Coli Infection - Symptoms, Causes And Treatment!

MD - Bio-Chemistry, MF Homeo (London), DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
E. Coli Infection - Symptoms, Causes And Treatment!

E. Coli infection: symptoms, causes, and treatment

  • Escherichia coli (e. Coli) is a bacterium commonly found in the gut of warm-blooded organisms.
  • Most strains of e. Coli are not harmful but are part of the healthful bacterial flora in the human gut. However, some types can cause illness in humans, including diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and sometimes vomiting.
  • Colio157: h7 is one of the strains, and producesa toxin known as shiga. It is one of the most powerful toxins, and it can cause an intestinal infection.
  • Some 265, 000 shiga toxin-producing e. Coli (stec) infections occur each year in the united states (u. S.). Around 36 percent of these are probably caused by e. Coli o157: h7. When a foodborne outbreak occurs, it usually involves a shiga toxin-producing e. Coli.
  • Most people recover within 6 to 8 days, but it can be life-threatening in infants and people with a weakened immune system.
  • Some other types of e. Coli infection can lead to urinary tract infections, respiratory illness, pneumonia, and other illnesses like meningitis.


Fast facts on E. Coli-

  • Here are some key points about e. Coli. More information is in the main article.
  • E. Coli refers to a wide range of bacteria that can cause various diseases, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and diarrhea. Most strains of e. Coli are harmless to humans. Some strains of e. Coli infection can include nausea, vomiting, and fever. In susceptible individuals, certain types of e. Coli infection can lead to kidney failurefollowing hygiene rules helps prevent its spread


Symptoms-

  • Coli infects the intestine and causes symptoms that range from non-presenting to severe.
  • Symptoms of infection with e. Coli 0157 typically appear 3 to 4 days after being exposed to the bacteria. However, symptoms may appear as early as 24 hours or as late as 1 week l


These can include:

  • Abdominal pain or severe abdominal cramping, often starting suddenlywatery diarrhea, beginning a few hours after the pain beginsbright red bloody stools around a day later, resulting from the toxin’s damage to the intestinesnausea and, in some cases, vomitingin some cases, fever, usually below 101 degrees fahrenheitfatigue, resulting from dehydration and the loss of fluids and electrolytes
  • Some people have no noticeable symptoms, but they can spread the infection to others.


Treatment-

  • There is no cure for e. Coli o157: h7. It has to resolve itself. Antibiotics are not advised. They may increase the risk of hus.
  • Patients should get plenty of rest and drink a lot of water to prevent dehydration.
  • Over-the-counter (otc) medications for diarrhea are not recommended, as they can slow down the digestive system, undermining the body’s ability to eliminate the toxins efficiently.
  • Urine infection
  • Colibacteria are a common causeof urine infections, for example, cystitis. The exit of the urinary tract is near the anus, and so the bacteria can spread from the gi tract to the urinary tract.
  • Wiping from front to back can help reduce the risk.


Causes-

  • Most strains of e. Coli are harmless, but some produce a toxin that makes humans sick.
  • The group of e. Coli that includes 0157: h7 produces a potent toxin called shiga. This toxin can harmthe lining of the small intestine.


Humans can become infected by:

  • Swallowing contaminated water: tap water in the us is treated and contains chlorine, but some e. Coli outbreaks have been caused by contaminated municipal water supplies.
  • Private wells can be a source of infection, as can some lakes and swimming pools.
  • Travelers to places where water may be untreated should be careful when drinking water, using ice or eating vegetables washed in water of uncertain origin.
  • Swallowing contaminated food: possible sources include undercooked ground beef, unpasteurized milk, juice, cider, or cheese, alfalfa sprouts or raw vegetables.
  • Infected people who work in restaurants and do not wash their hands properly after going to the toilet can spread the infection to customers and other members of staff.
  • Person-to-person contact: good hand hygiene is important in stopping the spread of infection.
  • Contact with animals: bacteria can spread in farms, petting zoos, and fairs.


Risk factors-

  • Some people who are more likely to be affected by e. Coli– related illness.
  • People with a weakened immune system are more prone to complications. This includes patients with aids, those taking immunosuppressive medications, and people receiving chemotherapy.
  • Patients with decreased stomach acid, either due to stomach surgery or medicines that lower stomach acid, have a higher risk of infection.
  • Young children and older people have a higher risk of developing serious illness and complications.


Complications-

  • Most people make a full recovery within a week.
  • However, around 10 percent of people are at risk of developing hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus). These are mostly young children and older people.
  • Hus is characterized by hemolysis, or a breakup of red blood cells. This can cause anemia, a low platelet count, and kidney failure.
  • Platelets, the blood cells responsible for blood clotting, clump together within the small blood vessels of the kidneys, resulting in reduced blood flow, or ischemia.
  • This can eventually lead to kidney failure. Decreased platelets increase the risk of bleeding problems.
  • Patients with these clots can also develop central nervous system (cns) problems that affect the brain and spinal cord.
  • This can lead to seizures, paralysis, brain swelling, and coma. It is fatal in 3 to 5 percent of cases.
  • Acute kidney failure among infants and young children is usually caused by hus.
  • Hus usually starts about 5 to 8 days after the onset of diarrhea. It is a medical emergency, and requires hospital treatment.


Diagnosis-

  • Drinking plenty of water to avoid dehydration is crucial during an e. Coli infection
  • The doctor will identify the signs, ask about symptoms, and send a stool sample to a lab for analysis.
  • The sample must be taken within 48 hours after the bloody diarrhea starts.


Prevention-
Some tips can help prevent infection with e. Coli and other pathogens.
These include:

  • Cooking meat well, especially ground meatdrinking pasteurized milk, apple juice, and cider, rather than unpasteurizedwashing vegetables, especially leafy green onesensuring that cutlery and crockery are thoroughly washed with warm, soapy waterstoring meat and non-meat foods separately, and using separate cutting boardsfollowing good hand-hygiene practices
  • Good hand hygiene involves washing hands thoroughly with warm water and soap regularly, and especially after using the bathroom, after changing diapers, before and after preparing foods, and after touching animals

knee Pain - How Ayurveda Can Subdue It?

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Ernakulam
knee Pain - How Ayurveda Can Subdue It?

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common Ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

1. Alfalfa: Alfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.

2. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 

3. Banyan: The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 

4. Bishop's weed: The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.

5. Celery: The medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.

6. Dandelion: Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.

7.  Garlic: The medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.

8. Ginger: Ginger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

Ayurveda And Knee Pain

Swapnadeep Ayurveda 91% (34 ratings)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Ayurveda And Knee Pain

Ayurveda is a very old system of medicine, which originated in India. Using herbs found in nature to cure various illnesses, knee pain can also be permanently cured with this method indigenous to India. It reduces knee pain caused by various illnesses including arthritis, inflammation of the cartilage and wearing of the patella among others.

Here are some common ayurvedic remedies, which help reduce knee pain:

1. AlfalfaAlfalfa is medically known as Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is excellent for making sure that your joint pain reduces, when taken in liquid form four times a day.

2. AshwagandhaAshwagandha is medically known as Withania Somnifera. In the West, Ashwagandha is popularly known as Winter Cherry. Also, it has a lot of therapeutic properties, which include reducing joint pains. 

3. Banyan - The Banyan tree's medical name is Ficus Benghalensis. It has a sap very similar to the form of rubber known as latex is derived from the Banyan tree. The Banyan tree's sap is externally applied over the joints and the pain usually disappears after a few regular applications. 

4. Bishop's weed - The medical name for Bishop's weed is Trachyspermum Ammi. The oil extracted from this herb is usually applied to the knees to reduce the intensity of such knee pains.

5. CeleryThe medical name for celery is Apium Graveolens. Celery is not only an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and associated pains in the knees, but it is also helpful in treating gout. It is usually agreed upon that this particular treatment is usually long lasting because of its alkaline nature.

6. Dandelion Dandelion's biological name is Taraxacum Officinale. It is rich in magnesium and is crucial for the correct mineralization of the bones. This mineralization allows the bones to become stronger and also prevents knee pain.

7. GarlicThe medical name for garlic is allium sativum. Five to six cloves eaten everyday has proved to reduce knee pains.

8. GingerGinger is biologically called Zingiber Officinale. These can be easily included in your diet and go a long way in curbing knee pain.

5175 people found this helpful

Stretch Marks - 5 Ways To Treat Them!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Kumbakonam
Stretch Marks - 5 Ways To Treat Them!

Stretch marks cannot be treated easily. Though there are many treatments that can help in the removal of stretch marks, but you got to choose the right one that suits your preference and is affordable as well. These marks need to be thoroughly diagnosed in order to detect the mark type and then only the correct treatment procedure can be chosen without any confusion. Choose the safest treatment option that can help you to get success in a natural manner.

Treatments available for removing stretch marks:

  1. Topical options: These options are the most favourable ones as they gives you guaranteed results. It is advised to only choose verified topical solutions, which are also some of the most prominent ones which include moisturizers, Retin-A, glycolic acid, vitamin-E oil, egg oil and several others. These solutions are to be applied directly over the targeted areas in order to get desirable results. This should be followed for at least 6 months in order to get expected results.
  2. Supplemental options: You can also start taking organic supplements that are highly enriched with vitamin E. These supplements are now available in form of pills that have to be taken at least twice every day. If you use oral supplements together with topical applications, the stretch marks will slowly fade in a short span of time.
  3. Natural options: There are many home remedies that can offer you outstanding results in treating stretch marks. Essential oils are the most highlighting examples that can cater you greater benefits in this regard. Other probable remedies are sugar, potato juice, water, aloe vera, olive oil, lemon juice, castor oil, cocoa butter, alfalfa leaves, egg whites, apricots, lemon and glycerine.
  4. Laser options: These options are now treated as one of the most powerful solutions that can offer speedy results. In fact, the researchers have said that these options are the most reliable and convenient of all, and they can provide immediate effects. Old stretch-marks can be well treated by laser resurfacing while the new ones can be treated by vascular laser.
  5. Surgical options: These options can be chosen for extreme cases. If you fail to implement post-surgical caring tips, these options may have certain side-effects. But you will get highly customized effects as a result of the same. These options are chosen only by few people as they are comparatively expensive.
2692 people found this helpful

What is Chlamydia ?

Dr. Ramakrishna Chanduri 88% (2518 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
What is Chlamydia ?

What is Chlamydia ?
  
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases . This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms and may be unknowingly passed to sexual partners. In fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men are without symptoms.

Causes of chlamyadia :

Chlamydia may be transmitted by unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal sex with a person.

Genital contact can also pass on chlamydia

As chlamydial infection presents no symptoms in at least 70 percent of carriers, an infected person may pass it on to their sexual partner without knowing.

contact with a toilet seat that has been used by an infected person

sharing a sauna with infected people

sharing a swimming pool with infected people

touching a surface that an infected person had previously touched or coughed/sneezed on

standing close to an infected person, inhaling the air after they have coughed or sneezed

sharing an office with an infected colleague

An infected mother can pass the infection on to her baby during childbirth.
 
Sometimes, the infection leads to complications for the infant, such as pneumonia.

 If a mother has a chlamydia infection during pregnancy, she will require a test 3 to 4 weeks after treatment to ensure the infection has not returned.

Chlamydia symptoms in women :

Abnormal vaginal discharge that may have an odor
Bleeding between periods
Painful periods
Abdominal pain with fever
Pain when having sex
Itching or burning in or around the vagina
Pain when urinating

Chlamydia symptoms in men :

Small amounts of clear or cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis
Painful urination
Burning and itching around the opening of the penis
Pain and swelling around the testicles

Diagnosis :

Diagnosing chlamydia may include a physical exam to look for the presence of physical symptoms such as discharge, and will also include either a swab sample from the penis, cervix, urethra, throat, or rectum, or a urine sample.

Prevention 

condoms
using a dental dam during oral sex
regular screening
To avoid spreading chlamydia, individuals should avoid sexual activity until treatment is complete. If a one-time dose of antibiotics is prescribed, it is recommended that people avoid sex until 7 to 10 days after treatment.

Role of Homeopathy for chlamydia :

Homeopathy is a popular system of medicine which follows a holistic approach and it has very little or zero side effects. Homeopathy does not aim to solely focus on removal of symptoms, but it addresses the underlying cause of the symptom as well as its individual susceptibility. The infections caused by Chlamydia can be treated by the homeopathic medicines such as-

Cannabis sativa
Belladonna
Hydrastis
Helonias
Kreosotum
Thuja
Platina
Medorrhinum
You should always remember that the treatment of Chlamydia should be on the basis of individual assessment taking into account the various causes, sensations and manifestation of pain. The treatment will vary from person to person. It is highly recommended that your homeopathic doctor be consulted after you get proper screening tests done and detect it early enough if harmful consequences at a later stage are to be avoided. Chlamydia is capable of spreading to the other parts of your body and can lead to serious health problems such as infertility and pelvic disorders and it is important to arrest the problem before that.

DIET FOR CHLAMYDIA :

Early detection & treatment is extremely important to prevent long term complications of Chlamydia. There is no food that can prevent Chlamydia, but following certain food restrictions can help fight the infection better.

Recommended Foods:

Include more green leafy vegetables like spinach, coriander, freshly prepared wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa grass etc…
Increasing intake of alkaline food is highly beneficial.
Eat food rich in dietary fibers such as whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds.
Foods for Moderate Consumption:

Reduce your intake of non-vegetarian food as these are acidic in nature – food such as fish, chicken, red meat, full fat dairy products, cheese, butter, ghee, preserved/canned food.

Foods to Avoid:

Avoid alcohol, tobacco, and other abusive substances that may compromise your immunity.
Fermented food, acidic, salty and canned food- like pickles, ketchup, mayonnaise.
Avoid high protein food like – meat, eggs, fish, chicken, black gram, pulses etc.
Avoid drinking water immediately after eating food.
 

What is Chlamydia ?

BHMS, Diploma in Dermatology
Homeopath, Hyderabad
What is Chlamydia ?

What is Chlamydia ?
  
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases . This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms and may be unknowingly passed to sexual partners. In fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men are without symptoms.

Causes of chlamyadia :

Chlamydia may be transmitted by unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal sex with a person.

Genital contact can also pass on chlamydia

As chlamydial infection presents no symptoms in at least 70 percent of carriers, an infected person may pass it on to their sexual partner without knowing.

contact with a toilet seat that has been used by an infected person

sharing a sauna with infected people

sharing a swimming pool with infected people

touching a surface that an infected person had previously touched or coughed/sneezed on

standing close to an infected person, inhaling the air after they have coughed or sneezed

sharing an office with an infected colleague

An infected mother can pass the infection on to her baby during childbirth.
 
Sometimes, the infection leads to complications for the infant, such as pneumonia.

 If a mother has a chlamydia infection during pregnancy, she will require a test 3 to 4 weeks after treatment to ensure the infection has not returned.

Chlamydia symptoms in women :

Abnormal vaginal discharge that may have an odor
Bleeding between periods
Painful periods
Abdominal pain with fever
Pain when having sex
Itching or burning in or around the vagina
Pain when urinating

Chlamydia symptoms in men :

Small amounts of clear or cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis
Painful urination
Burning and itching around the opening of the penis
Pain and swelling around the testicles

Diagnosis :

Diagnosing chlamydia may include a physical exam to look for the presence of physical symptoms such as discharge, and will also include either a swab sample from the penis, cervix, urethra, throat, or rectum, or a urine sample.

Prevention 

condoms
using a dental dam during oral sex
regular screening
To avoid spreading chlamydia, individuals should avoid sexual activity until treatment is complete. If a one-time dose of antibiotics is prescribed, it is recommended that people avoid sex until 7 to 10 days after treatment.

Role of Homeopathy for chlamydia :

Homeopathy is a popular system of medicine which follows a holistic approach and it has very little or zero side effects. Homeopathy does not aim to solely focus on removal of symptoms, but it addresses the underlying cause of the symptom as well as its individual susceptibility. The infections caused by Chlamydia can be treated by the homeopathic medicines such as-

Cannabis sativa
Belladonna
Hydrastis
Helonias
Kreosotum
Thuja
Platina
Medorrhinum
You should always remember that the treatment of Chlamydia should be on the basis of individual assessment taking into account the various causes, sensations and manifestation of pain. The treatment will vary from person to person. It is highly recommended that your homeopathic doctor be consulted after you get proper screening tests done and detect it early enough if harmful consequences at a later stage are to be avoided. Chlamydia is capable of spreading to the other parts of your body and can lead to serious health problems such as infertility and pelvic disorders and it is important to arrest the problem before that.

DIET FOR CHLAMYDIA :

Early detection & treatment is extremely important to prevent long term complications of Chlamydia. There is no food that can prevent Chlamydia, but following certain food restrictions can help fight the infection better.

Recommended Foods:

Include more green leafy vegetables like spinach, coriander, freshly prepared wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa grass etc…
Increasing intake of alkaline food is highly beneficial.
Eat food rich in dietary fibers such as whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds.
Foods for Moderate Consumption:

Reduce your intake of non-vegetarian food as these are acidic in nature – food such as fish, chicken, red meat, full fat dairy products, cheese, butter, ghee, preserved/canned food.

Foods to Avoid:

Avoid alcohol, tobacco, and other abusive substances that may compromise your immunity.
Fermented food, acidic, salty and canned food- like pickles, ketchup, mayonnaise.
Avoid high protein food like – meat, eggs, fish, chicken, black gram, pulses etc.
Avoid drinking water immediately after eating food.
 

What Is Chlamydia ?

Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
What Is Chlamydia ?

What is Chlamydia ?
  
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases . This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms and may be unknowingly passed to sexual partners. In fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men are without symptoms.

Causes of chlamyadia :

Chlamydia may be transmitted by unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal sex with a person.

Genital contact can also pass on chlamydia

As chlamydial infection presents no symptoms in at least 70 percent of carriers, an infected person may pass it on to their sexual partner without knowing.

contact with a toilet seat that has been used by an infected person

sharing a sauna with infected people

sharing a swimming pool with infected people

touching a surface that an infected person had previously touched or coughed/sneezed on

standing close to an infected person, inhaling the air after they have coughed or sneezed

sharing an office with an infected colleague

An infected mother can pass the infection on to her baby during childbirth.
 
Sometimes, the infection leads to complications for the infant, such as pneumonia.

 If a mother has a chlamydia infection during pregnancy, she will require a test 3 to 4 weeks after treatment to ensure the infection has not returned.

Chlamydia symptoms in women :

Abnormal vaginal discharge that may have an odor
Bleeding between periods
Painful periods
Abdominal pain with fever
Pain when having sex
Itching or burning in or around the vagina
Pain when urinating

Chlamydia symptoms in men :

Small amounts of clear or cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis
Painful urination
Burning and itching around the opening of the penis
Pain and swelling around the testicles

Diagnosis :

Diagnosing chlamydia may include a physical exam to look for the presence of physical symptoms such as discharge, and will also include either a swab sample from the penis, cervix, urethra, throat, or rectum, or a urine sample.

Prevention 

condoms
using a dental dam during oral sex
regular screening
To avoid spreading chlamydia, individuals should avoid sexual activity until treatment is complete. If a one-time dose of antibiotics is prescribed, it is recommended that people avoid sex until 7 to 10 days after treatment.

Role of Homeopathy for chlamydia :

Homeopathy is a popular system of medicine which follows a holistic approach and it has very little or zero side effects. Homeopathy does not aim to solely focus on removal of symptoms, but it addresses the underlying cause of the symptom as well as its individual susceptibility. The infections caused by Chlamydia can be treated by the homeopathic medicines such as-

Cannabis sativa
Belladonna
Hydrastis
Helonias
Kreosotum
Thuja
Platina
Medorrhinum
You should always remember that the treatment of Chlamydia should be on the basis of individual assessment taking into account the various causes, sensations and manifestation of pain. The treatment will vary from person to person. It is highly recommended that your homeopathic doctor be consulted after you get proper screening tests done and detect it early enough if harmful consequences at a later stage are to be avoided. Chlamydia is capable of spreading to the other parts of your body and can lead to serious health problems such as infertility and pelvic disorders and it is important to arrest the problem before that.

DIET FOR CHLAMYDIA :

Early detection & treatment is extremely important to prevent long term complications of Chlamydia. There is no food that can prevent Chlamydia, but following certain food restrictions can help fight the infection better.

Recommended Foods:

Include more green leafy vegetables like spinach, coriander, freshly prepared wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa grass etc…
Increasing intake of alkaline food is highly beneficial.
Eat food rich in dietary fibers such as whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds.
Foods for Moderate Consumption:

Reduce your intake of non-vegetarian food as these are acidic in nature – food such as fish, chicken, red meat, full fat dairy products, cheese, butter, ghee, preserved/canned food.

Foods to Avoid:

Avoid alcohol, tobacco, and other abusive substances that may compromise your immunity.
Fermented food, acidic, salty and canned food- like pickles, ketchup, mayonnaise.
Avoid high protein food like – meat, eggs, fish, chicken, black gram, pulses etc.
Avoid drinking water immediately after eating food.
 

Can Homeopathy Be Helpful In Gaining The Right Weight?

Dr. T.Kirankumar 91% (45 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Can Homeopathy Be Helpful In Gaining The Right Weight?

While most people are worried about the ill-effects of being overweight, they don’t consider various risks of having less weight. Normally, an underlying health disease prevents healthy weight gain. People who have less than normal weight have an increased risk of developing infections, infertility, and osteoporosis. There are various effective homeopathic remedies, which treat the underlying reason of weight loss and help in restoring the optimum body mass index.

The best advantage of going for a homeopathic treatment is that it doesn’t cause any side effects and you would not have to depend on the medicines after you have gained the desired weight. Some of the most useful homeopathic medications that help in gaining the right weight include the following:

Ignatia:

  • Ignatia is one of the best homeopathic treatments, which aid in treating these types of disorders. It helps a person regain normal weight by improving his or her emotional health and restoring normal eating habits, required for the proper physiological functioning of the body.
  • Ignatia is also given for the treatment of constipation and loss of appetite.
  • The treatment is mainly dedicated towards helping an affected individual overcome the fear of becoming fat if they eat adequately.
  • Unhealthy weight loss is one of the reasons for health disorders like bulimia and anorexia. People suffering from any of these disorders remain obsessed with their weight most of the time. Such people eat very less amount of food, which proves to be inadequate for their physical needs.

Lycopodium:

  • Lycopodium is recommended for kids as well as adults who do not have the required weight, despite eating adequately.
  • It has been speculated that such people feel full after eating little amounts of foods and it prevents them from having the right weight.
  • Lycopodium is helpful in treating flatulence, bloating and constipation. It also aids in the improvement of one’s overall digestive health.

Alfalfa tonic:

  • Alfalfa is a homeopathic treatment that has been proven to be effective in the improvement of appetite as well as healthy weight gain.
  • The tonic helps to prevent loss of muscle and improve fat production.
  • It is good for restoring the health of people suffering from malnutrition, bulimia and indigestion.

If you have tried various methods of gaining the right weight, but couldn’t achieve the desired results, then you may consult a homeopathic expert, who can evaluate the underlying cause of the disorder. He would also try to treat it so that the whole problem is uprooted and you can gain the normal body weight.

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