Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sore throat? Homeopathy can help!

Sore throat is a common ailment which may be caused by Bacterial or Viral infection, allergens, pollutants etc. The symptoms are Hoarseness, irritation and pain in throat, difficulty in swallowing, bad breath etc. Sometimes there may be fever, fatigue and cold symptoms accompanying sore throat.
 Dietary nutrients such as Vitamins A, B, C, D, E , folic acid, flavonoids, iron, magnesium and zinc can help prevent throat infections by strengthening the immune system. Take organically grown fresh fruits and vegetables daily to supply the needed nutrients.
Self help measures:
Avoid smoking and polluted atmosphere.
Avoid irritating food stuff, caffeine, refined/junk food.
Gargle with lukewarm salt water to ease the discomfort.
Drink adequate water. Water can be sipped frequently.
Honey can provide a soothing effect. Take a teaspoon of honey twice daily.

Homeopathy treatment strengthens the immune system. Personalized Homeopathic remedy selected on the basis of the individual’s symptoms may help in curing sore throat speedily.