Ayurvedic Cure For Fever

Ayurvedic Cure For Fever

Ayurvedic Cure For Fever

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Ayurvedic  Cure  for  Fever

 A fever is a condition when your  body  temperature  is above the normal 98.6 F (37 C). Medically, a person is not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 F (38.0 C).

Generally  fever is  immune response by your body to a foreign  attack  and can include attack by viruses, bacteria, fungi, drugs or other toxins.  Most of the times fever is beneficial and causes no complications, fever usually helps the body fight off infections. Usually in case of a simple fever the only reason you need a treatment  is to keep the temperature under control and for comfort.

But there are various types of fever that are caused due to other underlying medical conditions and in such cases timely treatment is a must to avoid further complications. The diagnosis for a fever depends on the cause.

Yellow Fever                                

Yellow fever is a viral infection that is spread by an infected mosquito known as the Aedes Aegypti. These mosquitoes can easily be found near human habitations and can breed even the in clean water. Yellow fever is mostly found in Africa and South America but nowadays Yellow fever is on the rise internationally, due to a decreased human immunity to infection, climate change, easy travel options all over the world and high-density urbanization.

Anyone can be infected with the yellow fever but older adults and infants are at greater risk of getting extremely ill. Yellow fever can damage the liver and other inner organs of the human body and be sometimes fatal.

The two most common symptom of yellow fever are- yellowing of the skin and high fever; other symptoms may include - Fever and chills and Flu-like symptoms such as muscle and joint aches, severe headache, decreased urination and vomiting.

If proper treatment is not received on time yellow fever may lead to liver damage, hepatitis, internal hemorrhaging, shock and multiple  organ failure leading to death.

Dengue fever

Dengue fever is a painful mosquito-borne fever that occurs mainly in the tropical and subtropical areas across the globe. The virus that causes  dengue fever is carried by a mosquito named "Aedes Aegypti" which transmits the virus to humans through its bite. Each year, more than a 100 million cases of dengue fever occur globally. Dengue fever can be mild to severe; the severe dengue is the dengue haemorrhagic fever and needs immediate medical attention. The risk of dengue haemorrhagic  fever increases if you are being infected by dengue for the third or fourth time.

Dengue fever can occur to people of all ages. Children usually have a milder version of this disease than adults.

Symptoms of Dengue Fever include-  sudden high fever, severe headache and pain behind the eyes, joint and muscle pain, red rashes in the body, nausea, mild bleeding from the nose or gums.

The blood platelet count falls drastically in dengue fever and the results of this can be fatal, so it is very important to maintain a diet and take medications that will improve the platelet count.

Ayurveda offers very beneficial remedies to  protect the body against dengue and also offers ways to recover if you are suffering from dengue.

In Ayurveda dengue is known as 'Dandak Jwar'. there are various Ayurvedic herbs that help in rising the effectiveness of protective WBC (white blood cells) and builds the immune system. These herb sand leaves also help in improving the blood platelet count during dengue fever and thus immensely increasing the chances of early recovery.

Fever in Children

Fever is one of the most common ailments that all the children suffer from in their growing years. Fever in children is generally been defined as a rectal temperature over 100.4 F or 38.0 C.

Fever in children on its own is nothing very serious unless the temperature  is extremely and persistently high. Fever mostly indicates the presence of some other infection or illness, and is usually caused by  common infections which are not serious. A fever helps the body fight infections by motivating the immune system.

You need medical attention in case the child is suffering from high fever more than 102 degrees continuously for more than 3 days and has other signs of being unwell, such as floppiness and drowsiness.

In case of children suffering from fever, it's significant to keep them hydrated by giving them plenty of water to drink, even if the child is not thirsty.

  Ayurveda  offers gentle and effective health care and infection prevention for children through diet and lifestyle, as well as the use of medicinal herbs and home remedies. There are several effective ayurvedic ways to treat cold and fever in kids. It is one of the most effective and unique healthcare forms for children, Ayurveda offers ways to improve the immunity system of the children in a gradual manner as they grow.

Flu Fever

 Flu Fever also known as Influenza, is a highly communicable viral infection of the respiratory tract. It can affect people of all age groups, though kids tend to get it more often than adults.

Flu is highly contagious and is a viral infection that affects the nose , throat and lungs. It spreads through air- people catch the flu when they breathe in tiny droplets from coughs or sneezes of someone else who has the flu. You can also catch the flu if you touch  or use things with the virus on it, and then touch your mouth, nose, or eyes without washing your hands.

Flu Fever Symptoms sudden high fever, sudden fever , cough, sore throat, runny and blocked nose, headache, chills , muscle and joint pain , tiredness, loss of appetite and sometimes diarrhoea or upset stomach.

A flu fever generally subsides after five days but the tiredness , loss of appetite and the sore throat might continue for few more days.

Ayurveda says that aggravated Vata and Pitta doshas can also play a role but treatment of respiratory infections. One must use ways to pacify the aggravated Kapha and clearing the body of ama to get rid of flu. Also plenty of rest and lots of hydration is needed with the right diet.

Kairali Ayurveda for Fever

 In most cases if fever Ayurveda primarily advises fasting so that the aggravated doshas or toxins can be controlled.  Thereafter Ayurveda also prescribes medication and diet once the root cause of the fever is diagnosed.

Kairali Ayurvedic products and medications to treat fever:

  •  Indukantham Kashayam- perfect combination of drugs which serves remarkably to boost the defensive system of the body. It also cures chronic ailments like recurrent fever, improper digestion, tuberculosis, general weakness and chronic sinusitis.
  • Agasthya Rasayanam - is a linctus form of herbal medicine which is primarily given is treatment of bronchitis, asthma, chronic cough, influenza and palpitation.
  • Kanakasavam- A unique herbal medicine specially advised in breathing difficulties. This sweet fermented product shows its miraculous results in Asthma, Cough, Tuberculosis, Breathlessness and chronic fever.