Common Flu Remedies
Below are a few of the most common flu remedies, along with some differentiating features.
The number one flu remedy (also the remedy that was curative for the 1918 flu epidemic). Totally weak and prostrate, almost paralytic weakness. Droopy eyes -- can hardly keep them open. Legs weak and shaky. A slow onset. Flu might be preceded by worry over an upcoming event or task. Bursting headache beginning in the neck and back of head. Aching muscular pain. Thirstlessness. Chills up and down the spine. Better from fresh air and urinating.
Irritability and oversensitivity, especially to noise and light. Flu might be preceded by anger or indignation, or be precipitated by overwork. Very cold. Wants to stay under the covers. Desires warm drinks. Shivering. Headache from noise and light. Fatigue and collapse. May want to keep working even when sick. Stomach upset, gas, diarrhea.
Sudden onset of fever, with chilliness, anxiety and great restlessness. A remedy to consider after patient has been exposed to cold, dry weather or a fright.
Intense aching and painful limbs and back, bones feel like they were broken. Bursting headache. Dare not to move because of the pain. Shivering with chills in back. Chill begins 7-9:00AM. Eyeballs sore.
Very anxious, restless, and thirsty. Fear of death, being left alone. Worse from midnight to 2am. Exhaustion after the slightest exertion.
Very irritable. Very thirsty for cold drinks. Worse from any movement or noise. Pain from moving eyes. Wants to lie quite still and be left alone. Headaches and pain better from pressure. Can have great pain in the head when coughing.
Rapid onset. Sinks rapidly into stupid state. Dull red face; patient looks drugged and out of it. High temperature with red face. Drops asleep while answering questions. Gastric flu: sudden attacks of violent diarrhea and vomiting. Great prostration.
Flu that comes on after cold wet weather. Aching and stiffness in joints, worse from first movement but better after continued movement. Restlessness. Better from warmth. Anxious and weepy.
Good to consider when none of the other flu remedies match well. A mid-grade fever -- 102-103F. Flushed face. Headache better from cold applications. Burning sensation in eyes. Stuffiness. Nose bleeds. Red swollen throat. Cough better at night. Sour burps, vomiting of undigested food. Aversion to meat and milk. Stiff neck. Restless and sleepless. Chill at 1pm. Worse from being touched or jarred.
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Common Flu Remedies
From India / the Hindu Paper:
The Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital at Tirumangalam near here has been organising special camps to distribute ‘Eupatorium Perfoliatum,’ said to be an effective pill for dengue prevention. On Saturday, the college conducted its 31st dengue prevention camp after obtaining the permission of Madurai Corporation which too is encouraging more homoeopathy and Siddha medical camps to prevent dengue.
“We are witnessing a huge response everywhere owing to increased awareness among the public. There is an adequate stock of medicine and more orders will be placed to meet the demand,” said A.Gopalakrishnan, Principal in-charge of Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital.
He told The Hindu that homeopathy medicine for dengue control was becoming popular day by day and voluntary organisations and local bodies were coming forward to sponsor the camps. ‘Eupatorium Perfoliatum’ must be taken in an empty stomach consecutively for three days by adults while the children must take a lesser dose. The dosage should be taken only as prescribed by homoeopathy doctors.
While we have already covered the Who's Roger Daltrey being an avid supporter of Homeopathy, guitar smashing ledgend and bandmate, Pete Townshend also swears by Homeopathic treatments as well.
Peter Townshend from The Who recently told television host, David Letterman, how he turned to alternative medicine to help him deal with hearing issues from Tinnitus, UK-based New Magazine reported.
“For me it started in a delightful way. I used to wake up in the morning and think, ‘I can hear the birds singing! I’ve never been able to hear the birds singing.’ It started with peeps and whistles and beeps so it was very much like birds singing,” he told Letterman.
Once he realized the issue, he sought out an alternative medicine expert in homeopathy to help him with the issue.
“Right now I don’t have it badly. I have done quite a lot of new age medicine stuff to help me. And a homeopathic teacher, or a homeopathic doctor, helped me a lot with this, so I would recommend that,” he said.
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The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, has been a patient of controversial German sports doctor Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt for many years. He first visited the doctor, who also makes use of homeopathy, at his Munich clinic when he was a teenager.
“I've been coming here since I was 16,” the 100m world record holder recently said at a press conference in Munich. “It's been a long relationship. Every time I have a problem, he always gives good advice and treatments. He's the best at what he does. We are very close,” Bolt said, adding that he also receives “vitamin injections and stuff”.
Bolt was born with scoliosis, a curvature of the lower spine, which makes him more susceptible to back pain and injuries.
Dr Müller-Wohlfahrt is a world leader in the treatment of sports injuries and well-known for his holistic approach. Though conventionally trained in medicine and orthopaedics, his treatment includes manual diagnostics, as well as herbal and homeopathic remedies and acupuncture.
The core of his treatments is what he calls "infiltrations", in which homeopathic preparations and other substances are injected into the injury site to take away pain and speed up recovery.
Other famous patients include Paula Radcliffe, Kelly Holmes, Tyson Gay, Ronaldo, Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard and Boris Becker. He is also the team doctor for the German national football team and FC Bayern München.
To read more about 9 other famous people who currently use Homeopathy visit: http://www.health24.com/tools/Slideshows/1891-4704-4985,74582.asp
An oftentime dominant force in international sports relies heavily on Homeopathic treatment for their star players.
A study just published on how German soccer docs treat aches and pains has revealed that Germany's faith is in "homeopathic doping."
The presumably objective study was carried out by an academic institute in Koblenz at the behest of a leading manufacturer of homeopathic remedies. It found that 92 percent of doctors who work for the Bundesliga's first- and second-division sides prescribed such cures.
One of them, Bayer Leverkusen's Dieter Trzolek, has even been nicknamed "the Druid" -- rather ironically since his employer is a team sponsored by an aspirin company.
"The success stories are impressive," said Peter Billigmann, a sports doctor and the head of the institute that carried out the study, in an interview with the Spiegel news magazine. "Homeopathic substances don't have any side effects, and we're on the safe side where doping is concerned."
And homeopathic preparations aren't the only route German footballers choose in an attempt to keep their bodies running.
Billigmann's study found that some 60 percent of team doctors have prescribed acupuncture, and former national players Patrick Owomoyela and Jan Schlaudraff are reportedly clients of "self-healing management" guru Holger Fischer.
Meanwhile, Germany defender Marcell Jansen is allegedly a fan of "kinesio tapes," strips of porous cotton fabric with a medical grade acrylic adhesive that supposedly stimulate the body's own healing functions.
Whether the tapes and herbs and self-healing management processes have any effect on players' abilities to curl in crosses or convert penalties will be a matter for future generations of sports-medicinal debate.
But given Germany's relatively good rate of success in international tournaments, perhaps teams like England and the Netherlands might want to give homeopathic doping a whirl.http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,3383416,00.html
Can homoeopathy help curb killer disease Japanese Encephalitis (JE) which has claimed over 1,000 lives across the country this year? To ascertain this, the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) of the Health Ministry will soon start clinical trial of homoeopathy on the JE patients in disease endemic zone, Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, to test its efficacy.
Over 450 people have died in Gorakhpur so far due to JE. The first-of its kind, trial would be undertaken at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on 100 patients, mostly children, affected with the disease. As per treatment protocol, two groups of 50 patients each would be formed. One group would be subjected to allopathy medicine while the other would be administered allopathy as well as homoeopathy medicines, Professor C Nayak, former director of the CCRH told The Pioneer.
He said treatment protocol for the two-and-a-half year study has already been approved by Scientific Advisory Committee of CCRH and a positive result from the study on humans will not only silence the sceptics of homoeopathy but would also help in curbing the fatal disease.
The need for trial to test homoeopathy came as it was found that JE vaccination among children has failed to deliver results with the menace continuing to spread its tentacles. A total over 7,137 cases have been reported till November this year.
Under the study, the health status and rehabilitation speed of the two groups of patients will be compared to gauge the effectiveness of homoeopathy medicine. "For instance, if the results show that the patients getting allopathy with the addition of homoeopathy have better survival rate or show speedy recovery, then it means alternative Indian Medicine System has efficacy in treating the disease," Nayak said.
The homoeopathy experts are hopeful of positive results. A study by researchers at Kolkata's School of Tropical Medicine and the CCRH showed that the homeopathic medicine Belladonna prevented infection in chick embryos infected with the JE virus.
Moreover, second phase trials for the same study have also shown encouraging results, Prof Nayak said and informed that mice which were given the medicine were able to fight better. "The observations have been published in an American journal of infectious diseases."
For more from the original article: Homeopathic Clinical Trials on JE Patients Coming Soon
With new technology, including Skype and Video Chat / Conferencing, getting professional therapy and help has gone from something that had to be meticulously scheduled along with often travelling long distances to see a specialist, to something that you can acheive in the comfort of your own home.
From the New York Times:
Since telepsychiatry was introduced decades ago, video conferencing has been an increasingly accepted way to reach patients in hospitals, prisons, veterans' health care facilities and rural clinics - all supervised sites.
But today Skype, and encrypted digital software through third-party sites like CaliforniaLiveVisit.com, have made online private practice accessible for a broader swath of patients, including those who shun office treatment or who simply like the convenience of therapy on the fly.
"In three years, this will take off like a rocket," said Eric A. Harris, a lawyer and psychologist who consults with the American Psychological Association Insurance Trust. "Everyone will have real-time audiovisual availability. There will be a group of true believers who will think that being in a room with a client is special and you can't replicate that by remote involvement. But a lot of people, especially younger clinicians, will feel there is no basis for thinking this. Still, appropriate professional standards will have to be followed."
The pragmatic benefits are obvious. "No parking necessary!" touts one online therapist. Some therapists charge less for sessions since they, too, can do it from home, saving on gas and office rent. Blizzards, broken legs and business trips no longer cancel appointments. The anxiety of shrink-less August could be, dare one say ... curable?
Ms. Weinblatt came to the approach through geographical necessity. When her therapist moved, she was apprehensive about transferring to the other psychologist in her small town, who would certainly know her prominent ex-boyfriend. So her therapist referred her to another doctor, whose practice was a day's drive away. But he was willing to use Skype with long-distance patients. She was game.
Now she prefers these sessions to the old-fashioned kind.
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