‘Asthma’ is a serious expiratory disorder when it strikes, the airways swell and the muscles around these airways tighten. Hence making it difficult for air to move inside and outside the lungs. The various factors such as allergies, pollution, smoking, bronchial infection, anxiety or stress and occupational hazards to the ailment. In all the cases, it leads to excessive bronchial spasm and mucus accumulation, plugging the bronchial which leads to paroxysms and the patient starts panting heavily. But it is completely chronic without any complications.
Although allopathic measures such as inhalers and steroids can temporarily help to control the situation, yet, homeopathy has proved even more useful for asthma as the treatment is completely natural and does not carry the uncertainty of side effects like the steroids. It not only helps to reduce the intensity of spasms but also, tries to cure the actual cause of asthma itself. Consequently, after complete and proper treatment of asthma with homeopathy for a couple of months, it has been found, that the patients are living a happy life without any sign of the disease.
Given below are the various homeopathic medicines used for curing asthma:
Arsenic Album – This medicine comes into rescue when the patient is extremely restless, unable to sit or stand comfortably, feels extremely thirsty but is unable to drink too much water, feels suffocated with pain in upper-right chest. Arsenic Album is said to have provided great relief to such patients.
Antim Tart – One of the effective medicines for asthma accompanied by rattling cough caused due to eating making the patient feel very weak and sleepy. This medicine is generally suitable for old people and children.
Nux Vomica – This medicine helps patients who suffer from gastric problems due to asthma causing headache and epigastric pain in the stomach region.
Carbo Veg – This medicine helps in cases where asthmatic attacks make the patient’s face blue and also cause coldness of hands and feet.
Kali bichromicum - This medicine is indicated when attacks occur after midnight (3 a.m to 4 a.m). Patient coughs stringy mucus and mostly aggravated in winters.
Although above medicines are very effective, yet, they should always be taken strictly under doctor’s guidance