It is a chronic lung disease involving the airways in the lungs. Asthma is triggered by variable and recurring symptoms. Some allergen substances, respiratory infections, family history of asthma etc. are the causative factors for Asthma. Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath and a whistling or wheezing sound in chest when exhaling chest tightness. When it comes to the treatment of Asthma, Homeopathy is much better at treating asthma. It is in stark contrast to allopathy, where inhalers and steroids are used to suppress the inflammation. Homeopathic medicines do not aim at just reducing inflammation. They also intend to cure the basic cause of the recurrent inflammation. This way, not only the symptoms of asthma are treated but the incidence of asthmatic attacks are completely eliminated. When it comes to the usage of the homeopathic medicines for asthma, there are a lot of medicines that are used for treating Asthma, both in the acute phase and also chronic asthma.
BestHomoeopathic remedies for Asthma:
Arsenicum Album:Excellent remedy for Asthma with burning in chest worse at midnight. Dry cough with scanty, frothy expectoration and darting pain in upper third of the lung. Unable to lie down due to breathlessness. Expectoration mixed with blood, pain between shoulders and difficult to expectorate. Thin, watery, excoriating discharge from nose.Sensation of dryness and burning in the larynx.Spasmodic constriction of the larynx. Asthma symptoms are increased in the evening after lying down, or at night, also after drinking, exposure to cold air, during movement, or during expiration. It is particularly helpful for patients who refuse to take the medicine because of the thought that death is near and it’s futile to take any medication. This symptom is accompanied by restlessness that makes the patient continually change position, excessive weakness and the patient can even faint. Patient is very restless with great fear if being alone and anxiety for simple things. Wants to be everything neat and clean, religious character is the key symptom of Ars.alb.
Grindelia:It is an effective remedy for bronchial asthma with wheezing and oppression in chest.Dyspnoea with foamy mucous.Asthma with profuse, tenacious expectoration. Cannot breathe while lying down. Acts on pulmonary circulation.Pertusis with profuse mucous. Weak heart and respiration worse while lying down. Patient is fear of going to sleep on account of loss of breath which awakens him.On falling asleep respiratory movement reduced, and is not resumed until awakened by suffocation resulting. Humid asthma from catarrhal bronchitis. Cough from reflex causes. Much tenacious mucus difficult to detach.
Lobelia Inflata:Asthma symptoms in this drug are difficulty respiration with sensation of obstruction in chest with sensation of fullness in chest. Congestive pressure and weight in chest as if blood from extremities was filling it, aggravated by rapid walking. Difficulty of respiration after the least fatigue, after washing in cold water and from heavy foods.Asthmatic symptoms, hysterical asthma and violent pains in chestincreased on breathing deeply, on returning from a walk, after a meal.Dyspnœa and asthma, with sensation of a lump in the throat, immediately above sternum.Burning feeling in the chest, passing upwards. Great depression and exhaustion, presentiment of death, and Dyspnœa are the mind symptoms of Lobelia.