Thursday, April 12, 2012

Styes and Homeopathic treatment

Styes are small boils that from at the base of the eyelashes, mostly due to bacterial infection.Styes may be painful.Styes are contagious and may occur in persons who are prone to stress and have low resistance to infections.

Self help:
*Avoid squeezing styes and rubbing eyes.
*Persons having styes should avoid sharing towels with others.
*Rest should be provided for the eyes.Avoid over strain  to eyes till the styes are cured.
*Warm compress may ease pain.

Dietary help:
Increase the intake of Antioxidant rich fresh fruits and vegetables.

Homeopathic remedies are effective in strengthening the immune system and are helpful in healing the infection speedily.Remedies such as Hepar sulph,Pulsatilla, Silica and Staphysagria are useful for treating styes.(The remedy and potency selection should be individualized to get best results).