Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are very similar to each other, so doctors placed them in one subgroup.ARI caused mainly bacteria and viruses, and very rarely - mycoplasma.ARD affects the respiratory system - there is a runny nose, sore throat and sore area, as well as in the bronchi and trachea.As a complication can occur conjunctivitis and pneumonia.At the time of treatment and prevention of acute respiratory disease, help to stay healthy during the winter season.
Infectious respiratory diseases, are divided into several groups.Their distribution depends on the type of pathogen.
first (viral infection) - a multiple (up to 200 species), as well the flu
second (bacterial) - it streptococci, staphylococci, pneumococci
third - is rare mycoplasma infection
ARI can be infected through objects (such as a cup or napkin), touched or used by the sick person, as well as talking, coughing and sneezing.ARD infected from a sick person at any stage of the disease.Disease transmission, all highly in
The symptoms and treatment of ARI
When ARI is often the temperature rises and there is a fever and a runny nose, there is a general weakness, redness of the throat, cough, muscle aches and head dizzy.
ARI is often treated at home.This is assigned to bed rest.It requires constant use of water, tea, berry fruit drinks, mineral water or any other liquid, preferably warm.When the temperature rises more than 38,5 ° C, it is recommended to take a febrifuge.
not stand alone, without a doctor's prescription to be treated with antibiotics.May be allergic to them.Also, there is a chance to destroy the intestinal microflora, cause goiter and damage the foundation of the immune system.Often, antibiotics provoked the escalation of the disease in its chronic course.
Food for the prevention of acute respiratory infections
For the prevention of acute respiratory disease is recommended to balance your diet, taking into account the characteristics of the time the disease.Most often sick during the cold season.During this period, our body needs extra doses of vitamin C. It should be a mandatory addition to your diet.Vitamin C is found in many vegetables, berries, peppers, oranges, lemons, sauerkraut, berries, black currant, sea buckthorn, wild rose and other fruits.The reduction in your diet refined foods would be beneficial for strengthening your immunity.Also useful salad of fresh cabbage, carrots, and seasoned with any vegetable oil.
recommended to combine intake of vitamins, a healthy diet with regular outdoor exercise, gymnastic exercises and pouring cool water in the morning.
Onions and garlic are essential in the treatment and prevention of acute respiratory infections.Even a small amount of onions and garlic destroys all bacteria that are nearby.It is recommended to use them immediately before bedtime.Garlic or onion juice is effective in many cases, prevent and treat infections.Take 2 garlic cloves and half a small onion and finely grate.Then pour it 2 tablespoonswarmed vegetable oil.Infuse for 2 hours, drain, squeeze out a lot.It is used by applying to the nasal mucosa, 3-4 times per day.Apply during the spread of infection in areas with large concentrations of people, when you can not avoid being in them.
As prevention can be used gargling decoction of eucalyptus, chamomile, calendula, or smearing it with a mixture of honey and propolis.It is also effective to wash out the nose infusion of onions with a pipette.To cook it 3 tablespoonsfinely chopped onion pour 50 ml of warm water.They add half a tsp.sugar.Insist half an hour and apply throughout the day.
Baths for frozen feet.
Once you have frozen on the street, come home, cook warming foot bath.Dissolve in hot water (5-10 liters), a few tablespoons of mustard.Keep your feet in the water for 15-20 minutes, then wipe them dry with a soft towel and apply a foot cream warms.
ARI Treatment folk remedies
These funds can be used as an adjunct to the treatment recommended by your doctor.And the use of prevention, when the first symptoms of the common cold, these tools can save you from a visit to the doctor.
1. Strengthen your body and restore immunity with elderberry tea.1 tbspelderberry flowers, brewed 600 ml of hot water, to insist 7 minutes and filtered.This tea is consumed by adding a half cup of honey, up to 4 times a day.
2. At high temperatures and deterioration of health.Shredded ginger (2 tsp), elderberry flowers (1 tsp), peppermint leaves (1 teaspoon), brewed 200 ml of hot water.Give infusions of 10-15 minutes, use broth warm, 100 ml, adding a spoonful of honey.
3. For colds help tincture from the leaves of aloe.Put clean, cut aloe leaves in a glass bowl, tie the top with a cloth and put in a cool place.After 3 days, add vodka container, so that all the leaves were covered.Again tie a cloth and 3 days insist.Then filtered and squeeze the leaves.Eat 1 tbspbefore meals, up to 3 times a day.
Early treatment and prevention of using herbal medicines, will accelerate the positive effects and to avoid allergies and side effects and complications.