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Bronchitis is the swelling of the lining of the airways called bronchioles in the lungs. The swelling causes more mucus than normal to be made. This can block the airflow through the lungs and may damage the lungs. Acute bronchitis lasts 2-4 weeks and can be treated.
Chronic bronchitis is a long-term disease of the lungs. It is one disease in a group of lung diseases called COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The damage often gets worse over time and cannot be cured.
Signs of Bronchitis
• A frequent cough
• Feeling tired
• Chest pain with coughing or deep breathing
• Noisy breathing
• Shortness of breath
• Body aches
• Fever or chills
• Sore throat
• Runny or stuffy nose
Causes of Bronchitis
• Bacterial or viral infections
• Air pollution
• Allergy to something in the air such as pollen
• Lung disease such as asthma or emphysema
Your care may include medicines and breathing exercises to help you breathe easier. You may need oxygen if you have chronic bronchitis. Your care may also include:
• Avoiding colds and the flu.
• Drinking a lot of liquids to keep mucus thin.
• Using a humidifier or vaporizer.
• Using postural drainage and percussion to loosen mucus from your lungs.
You will be taught how to do this.
To Breathe Easier
• Quit smoking. The only way to slow the damage of chronic bronchitis is to quit smoking. It is never too late to quit.
• Do not drink alcohol. It dulls the urge to cough and sneeze to clear your air passages. It also causes your body to lose fluid, making the mucus in your lungs thicker and harder to cough up.
• Avoid things that irritate your lungs such as air pollution, dusts and gases.
• Sleep with your upper body raised. Use foam wedges or raise the head of your bed.
Call your doctor right away if you:
• Have chills or a fever over 101 degrees F or 38 degrees C
• Need to use your inhalers or breathing treatments more often
• Have more mucus, the color changes, or it becomes too hard to cough up
• Have a new or worsening gray or blue tint of your nails or the skin of your fingers or mouth
• Have trouble talking or doing your normal activities
• Have to use more pillows when sleeping or start having to sleep in a chair to breathe at night
How homeopathic medicines cure Bronchitis ?
Homeopathic medicines stimulate the immune system and set right the altered immune system. It allows body to cure disease itself. Production of mucus depends on allergic reaction at mucus linings in lungs. Body does not recognize its own cells is the probable cause for bronchitis and allergic reaction. Homeopathic medicines correct this altered immune response.
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1.What is allergic rhinitis?
A. Bouts of sneezing, called allergic rhinitis in medical terminology, is one of the commonest forms of allergy. It may occur in children or in older people, but, mostly, it occurs among young adults. Males and females are equally affected by it. The symptoms may be mild or very severe and distressing.
2. What is seasonal allergic rhinitis?
A. Sneezing, running of the nose and itching in the eyes occurring in a person in a particular season, year after year, are the characteristics of seasonal allergic rhinitis. In other months of the year, the person feels perfectly normal. The condition is also called hay fever, though it has no causal connection with hay and no fever occurs in this condition.
3. What is the cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis?
A. The cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis is the exposure to pollens of the grasses, weeds and trees, that are present in the air in a particular season. The condition is also called pollinosis i.e., caused by exposure to pollens.
4. What is perennial allergic rhinitis?
A. Some persons have sneezing and running nose almost all the year round. This conditions is also referred to as “perennial allergic rhinitis”. These symptoms occur more often in the early morning,but may last throughout the day and even the night.A majority of the patients complain of a blocked or stuffy nose and of post-nasal discharge as well.Children develop a peculiar mannerism of wiping their nose. They elevate the tip of the nose with the palm of the hand and wriggle the nose and mouth from side to side; this gives them a temporary relief from the symptoms. Constant rubbing of the nose sometimes leads to the development of a crease across the nose, called
the “allergic crease”.
5. What is the cause of perennial allergic rhinitis?
A. The condition is caused by allergy to pollens that occur throughout the year, or to number of pollens that collectively occur throughout the year; moulds (fungi) present in the air all the year round may also be the causative factor. House dust may also cause perennial allergic rhinitis.
6. Do seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis patients develop asthma?
A. In some patients, symptoms of asthma also appear. These may start at the onset of the disease, or they may appear later. In certain cases, along with sneezing, there is cough only and no asthma. Symptoms of cough and asthma may continue even when attacks of sneezing cease.
7.What complications can occur because of allergic rhinitis?
A. Allergic reaction in the nose and throat can lead to congestion and inflammation causing nasal polyps, tonsillitis, enlarged adenoids, sinusitis
and the middle ear disease. Nasal polyps look like bunches of grapes in the nose. They are due to the presence of fluid behind the nasal mucous membrane, causing it to hang down because of the weight of the fluid. They disturb breathing, making the person a mouth breather. The patient loses sense of smell because the smelling area in the nose is encroached upon by the polyps. Tonsils and adenoids get usually enlarged and infected, causing fever and bad throat. Surgical removal of tonsils and adenoids is not the answer to the problem. Allergic rhinitis needs first to be treated and controlled. Sinusitis is inflammation of the mucous lining of the sinuses. It causes fever, stuffy nose, sleep disturbances, posterior nasal discharge into the throat, which may be foul smelling. Infection in the middle ear in children, in majority of the cases, is a complication of allergic rhinitis.
8. How is the diagnosis of allergic rhinitis established?
A. Medical history of the patient reveals the diagnosis most of the time. The history of allergy in parents and siblings may be present. Local examination of the nose and throat is necessary. This reveals swollen greyish-pale mucous membrane. Nasal polyps may also be seen. Laboratory examination of the nasal secretions reveals the presence of eosinophil cells. This establishes the diagnosis. The substances to which a person is allergic can be established by doing the skin allergy tests. Positive reactions correlating with the history of the presence of symptoms in the same months or seasons in which those pollens are present in the air, establish the allergic agents.
9. How is allergic rhinitis differentiated from viral common cold?
A. Common cold usually begins with malaise, aches and pains, diminished appetite and a slight rise of temperature. Running nose and sneezing occur either simultaneously or soon after. The nasal discharge is at first watery but later it becomes thick. History of the disease, family history, examination of the nose, and nasal smear, help to differentiate between allergic rhinitis and common cold. A nasal smear does not show eosinophils in a viral infection, while it does so in a case of allergic rhinitis.
10.How homeopathic medicines cure Allergic rhinitis ?
Homeopathic medicines stimulate the immune system and set right the altered immune system. It allows body to cure disease itself.
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The small ground always existed as an open space for small kids to play cricket and for RSS Shakha in the evenings. The big ground was the Morris college ground for the big kids to play cricket or just sit and talk Guppa. For as long as I remember these open places with no fencing or compound were always around near our ancestral home in Nagpur. My last visit to Nagpur, the Morris college ground was walled with a gate that was always locked. I can understand the college wants to protect their property from illegal squatters. I wish they had left some option for the local children to go in and play.
This visit to Nagpur was a surprise transformation of the little neglected “RSS Shakha” ground into a beautiful park. The park has hours during which it is open. There is a watchman who ensures the rules are followed. The park is beautiful. It has a small walking trail, slides, see-saw and the swings for kids to play. The landscaping is beautiful. “Aai, who made the park? Who maintains it?’ My inquiring questions unfolded the good works of ‘Babloo”. Umakanth “Babloo” Devatale is the local municipal corporater of the 348 ward. Every corporator gets funds to develop his ward. Using this money, Babloo made the park for the community. Did I mention, food, religious and political gatherings are prohibited in the park. Babloo did more than just the park. He has started the beautification of the neighborhood. He planted trees and shrubs in front of every house. After the rainy season when the congress grass and other weeds grow, he employs men to clear it up. He distributed Kalnirnay Calendars. Sure, there is a big photo of Babloo on every page, but this campaigning is so much more useful.
Before Babloo joined politics, he owned a catering business. Now he sells monthly grocery consisting of 40 different items for Rs 500. The grocery is so complete, it even has a little pickle or chutney packet and a pichkari and gulaal during the Holi month’s Kirana.
We all have the power to bring about sea of change around us one drop at a time. “Boond Boond se banata Sagar”. Keep up the good work Babloo.
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