What is Bronchitis?
Bronchitis is a condition in which inflammation and swelling in the lining of bronchial tubes take place. It could be either acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis mostly occurs because of a cold or other respiratory infections and is usually cured in a few days without causing any harmful consequences. Chronic bronchitis occurs of constant irritation in bronchial tubes. If a person is having acute bronchitis, then they will recover after some time but if it is chronic in nature then it gets along with the person and keeps coming again and again. Its effects vary from time to time as it gets worse sometimes and better at others. A person with bronchitis experiences a cough for several weeks. Acute bronchitis might be contagious in nature as it is mostly caused due to bacterial or viral infection whereas chronic bronchitis is not likely to be infectious or contagious as this condition usually occurs because of long-term inflammation in bronchial tubes. It gets worse with time if left untreated. Conventional treatment includes several medicines that have several consequences or side effects. It is better to treat bronchitis by using natural methods. Kayakalya nature cure is the finest naturopathy center in Udaipur that believes in giving its best and provides highly efficient and effective treatment without any side effects.
- Persistent cough and mucus production
- Low fever
- Sore throat
- Blocked nose
- Chest congestion
Cause of Bronchitis
Majorly bronchitis is caused by bacteria and viruses. This condition is also triggered by several irritant substances such as dust particles, chemical fumes, pollen grains, smog, and many others. Some of the other materials that damage the lungs such as ammonia, strong acids, textiles, chlorine, etc. also increase the risk of getting an infection if exposed on regular basis.
There are several factors that increase the chance or risk of getting bronchitis. Some of them are as follows:
- Cigarette smoke: Those who smoke or interact with smokers on daily basis are at higher risk of having both types of bronchitis; acute and chronic bronchitis.
- Low resistance: It might also happen when a person’s immune system is compromised because of other acute illnesses. Infants and older adults are highly vulnerable to infection.
- Exposure to irritants: There are several pollutants such as pollen, dust particles, textiles, or chemical fumes that could trigger inflammation in bronchial tubes.
- Gastric reflux: Acidity could also lead to irritation in the throat and sometimes makes it prone to developing bronchitis.
Some of the effective home remedies that help in easing acute and chronic bronchitis are as follows:
Using a humidifier: Keeping the air moist at home or the workplace helps in loosening the mucus in the airways and also reduces coughing. Steam- vaporizer and cool-mist humidifier are recommended in bronchitis conditions.
Drinking warm liquids: Warm liquids such as tea, water, and other drinks are very helpful in making mucus thin and also make coughing easier. The addition of ginger is highly recommended in this condition because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
Use of face mask: It prevents the interaction between pollutants or infectious particles.
Honey: It has antibacterial and antiviral properties and is naturally used to cure cough.
Pursed-lip breathing techniques: These techniques are considered to be one of the effective breathing techniques to cure this condition. It also benefits those who have chronic conditions such as COPD. It involves puckering of lips and then inhalation of air from the nose for 2 seconds and exhaling it slowly via mouth for 6 seconds.
Essential oils: Essential oils are helpful in reducing the inflammation and swelling of airways. These could be inhaled directly or by using a diffuser. It should never be applied directly on the skin or taken internally. It should be mixed with some mineral oil or carrier oil while used on the skin. Some of the best examples of essential oils that help in easing breathing during bronchitis are eucalyptus, peppermint, thyme, tea tree, oregano, and basil.
Treatment of Bronchitis at Kayakalya Nature
The main goal of the Kayakalya nature cure of bronchitis treatment is to drain the mucus and resolve the inflammation from the bronchial tubes. It is very important to identify the cause of infection so that proper prevention methods are used to prevent the recurrence of bronchitis. Conventional treatment includes several medications such as acetaminophen, aspirin, cough suppressants, antibiotics, and many others. These medicines have several long-term or short-term side effects. Because of this reason, natural treatments should be preferred to treat this condition as it provides a long-lasting result without any side effects.
At Kayakalya nature cure, the treatment of bronchitis condition initiates by analyzing and identifying the lifestyle and medical history of the patient. It is very important to identify the cause as it helps in designing the treatment of the patient. For all this, a counseling session is appointed for the patient which is a kind of interactive session. On the basis of the patient’s condition, several therapies and herbal medicines are prescribed to them, which are helpful in reducing inflammation, clearing mucus, and healing the tissues of bronchial tubes. Kayakalya nature cure is one of the best naturopathy centers in Udaipur. If you are someone who is suffering from bronchitis condition then make haste, what are you waiting for. We will give you better results in a natural way.
- To prevent this condition, it is very important to encourage a healthy lifestyle in life.
- Avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol.
- To prevent catching the infection, wash your hands properly.
- Anyone who is suffering from chronic bronchitis such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) must consider wearing a mask while traveling.