What is Bronchitis?
The inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes is known as Bronchitis. These tubes are responsible for carrying air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis have a persistent cough, that brings up discolored mucus. They also have wheezing, chest pain, and shortness of breath.
The Acute bronchitis develops due to cold, or other respiratory infection and often improves within a few days, while chronic bronchitis develops over time. The characteristics of chronic bronchitis last for several months and years.
Chronic bronchitis can result in several symptoms such as persistent and heavy coughs, shortness of breath, fatigue, fever, chills, discomfort, sinus congestion, bad breath. In the later stages of chronic bronchitis, there is a lack of oxygen in the blood stream which affects the overall health of a person. The symptoms vary from person to person. Also, sometimes the symptoms will disappear suddenly only to come back in a more severe form.
When it comes to treating bronchitis, Homeopathy is very much effective. A proper homeopathic treatment along with some lifestyle changes will take you a long way. Even though homeopathic medicine does not have any side effects, it is always recommended that you consult a homeopathic doctor regarding the combination and dosages. Some of the most effective homeopathic medicines for chronic bronchitis are:
When there is weakness along with other symptoms of bronchitis, Arsenic Album is the most effective homeopathic medicine for chronic bronchitis.
When you have symptoms of bronchitis along with thirst, where you want to drink a lot of water or feel thirsty all the time, Bryonia is the best cure. In this case, the cough is also dry and there is a pain in the chest and head while coughing.
If there is a lot of green or yellow mucus, then this is one of the best homeopathic medicines for chronic bronchitis. The patient is usually thirstless and the cough is dry in the evening and night while it?s loose in the morning.
It is the best medicine when there is rattling of mucous in the chest. There is too much difficulty in expectorating the cough and there is shortness of breath.
If you have increased sensitivity to cold along with other bronchitis symptoms then Hepar Sulph is the most effective homeopathic medicine for chronic bronchitis. In this case, cold excites a cough immediately. The cough is worse in the morning.