Inflammation of the upper respiratory tract is the most common disease among people of different ages. At different times, respiratory diseases were called differently: acute respiratory viral disease or SARS, upper respiratory tract catarrh, acute respiratory illness or ARD. The main causes of the disease are pathogenic bacteria. Factors contributing to the development of the disease are hypothermia, emotional exhaustion, chronic fatigue, vitamin deficiency, reduced immunity.
Acute inflammation of the upper respiratory tract is mainly manifested by signs that are caused by the introduction of the virus and intoxication of the organism, which it causes. The main symptoms of the disease are fever, headaches of varying intensity, sleep disturbance, general weakness, muscle pain, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea. In more severe cases of the disease – disorders of consciousness, agitation or lethargy, muscle cramps. Also, in acute inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract there are pronounced catarrhal disorders, which are associated with the defeat of a disease of a respiratory organ.
Treatment of diseases of the upper respiratory tract is complex, aimed at strengthening the protective properties of the body, antibacterial effects on pathogens of the disease and removal of inflammatory processes with affected organs.
Diseases of the upper respiratory tract and methods for their treatment
Rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Manifestations of this disease are difficulty breathing, nasal exudate, sneezing.
Pharyngitis – inflammatory process of the pharyngeal mucosa and arches. Symptoms of the disease: pain when swallowing, sore throat.
Laryngitis – this is inflammation of the larynx. There is hoarseness, frequent barking cough.
Catarrhal sore throat or tonsillitis. The main complaint of patients with this disease is pain when swallowing, enlarged tonsils and redness of their mucosa, swelling of the upper palate.
Tracheitis – inflammation of the trachea: pain in the sternum, dry, painful cough, lasting 2-3 weeks.
To get rid of the disease, successfully applied folk and traditional methods of treatment.
Bury in the nose juice from boiled or fresh beets, 5-6 drops 3 times a day and rinse nose with beet broth 2 times a day: in the morning and in the evening before bedtime. To enhance the effect of juice and decoction, we recommend adding softened honey. You can also put a cotton swab soaked in beet juice for 15-20 minutes 3-4 times a day into your nostrils.
Boil the potato in the uniform and roll the quickly slightly cooled potato over the forehead, nose, ears. Then cut it into three parts and attach one part to the forehead, and two parts to the sinuses. After the procedure, wrap the forehead with a woolen scarf.
Inhalation with hot water and soda. You can add 10 drops of eucalyptus oil to the water. The procedure is recommended to do at bedtime.
To get rid of the disease as soon as possible, take a small piece of propolis and chew it for 15 minutes (do not swallow). Then drink an infusion of oregano herb and a sheet of coltsfoot, taken 1 teaspoon per cup of boiling water. Insist 30 minutes, strain and drink 2 at one time.
Attention: during pregnancy and during breastfeeding, it is not recommended to take drugs with oregano. In this case, replace the oregano with chamomile or calendula.
Bury aloe juice 4-5 drops in each nostril 4 times a day.
Rinse the nose with cold water or cold water with salt at any time.
Use disposable handkerchiefs.
From pharyngitis, laryngitis and tonsillitis:
Eat a single lemon with a peel in one meal, after cutting it. You can flavor the lemon with honey or sugar.
Prepare a herbal rinse collection: chamomile – 2 parts, eucalyptus leaf – 2 parts, linden flowers – 2 parts, flax seeds – 1 part. Components mix. Take 1 tablespoon of the collection and pour a glass of boiled water in a earthenware or porcelain dish. Insist for 30 minutes, strain and gargle with warm infusion throat 4 times a day. After each rinse drink 1 tablespoon of infusion.
Gargle with propolis water-alcohol infusion. To do this, grind 10 g of propolis and mix it with 100 ml of alcohol. Insist in a dark place at room temperature for 7 days. To rinse, take 10 ml of alcohol tincture and dilute it with 100 ml of water (for children take 5 ml of tincture and add a tablespoon of honey to the tincture). Gargle 3 times a day. During treatment, it is recommended to drink tea with herbs, honey.
Grind two egg yolks with sugar until white, add to mass. Take this tool in between meals with hoarseness.
Pour 1 tablespoon of dill seeds with a glass of boiling water, leave for half an hour and drink 4 times a day after meals 2 tablespoons.
Squeeze the juice from the leaves of a five year old aloe, mix with water in a 1: 1 ratio and drink 1 tsp 3 times a day.
Make a compress on the throat area of the curd and leave it overnight, shaking the neck with a warm scarf. In the morning, remove the compress, rinse the neck with warm water and lubricate with any menthol-containing cream.
Cut off the peel of one apple and fill it with 2 cups of cold water, put it on fire. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Then add 1/2 teaspoon of dried mint, 1/2 teaspoon of thyme, a pinch of cinnamon and honey to taste.