pollen, grasses and dander there come the allergies. Allergy induced
asthma is only a small step behind. Read on and find a methodical
guide on homeopathic treatment options for allergy-induced asthma.
Identifying the Culprits
Before you can effectively start a homeopathic treatment of your
allergy induced asthma, you need to find the allergies' causes. The
most likely culprits are pet dander, pollen, certain insects, molds,
and also smoke. Seasonal allergies are easily traced back to the
changes that occur outside, while sudden allergy attacks may point to
a change in your living situation, such as the addition of a new four
legged family member. Knowing what causes your allergic asthma is half
Diminishing the Culprits' Influence
The odds are good that you will be voted down if you suggest getting
rid of kitty, so your best bet is to begin your treatment by limiting
the allergens' access to you. For example, if you are allergic to pet
dander, do not allow the animal to enter your sleeping quarter. This
ensures a good night's sleep without allergy induced asthma attacks
requiring the use of stimulant containing inhalers, and thereby also
strengthens your immune system.
Secondly, eliminate external allergens with high quality air filtering
systems. Open windows with regular screens may be augmented with
special allergen blocking overlays. Moreover, you may even find that
mosquito netting over your bed traps more than just the occasional
Humidity Binds a Multitude of Culprits
Keep your home environment humidified. In addition to working with an
air purifier, a humidifier helps to keep the tiny particles causing
your allergy induced asthma to a minimum in the breathable air. This
treatment also helps with drying mucous membranes that cause the
scratchy throat and bleeding noses.
Homeopathic Treatment Options for Allergy Induced Asthma
Invest in a nasal irrigation kit. It feels odd the first few times you
flush out your nasal passages, but after about a week it should feel
like second nature and will help a great deal. The goal is to flush
out any irritants that may keep your allergies flaring and your asthma
reacting. The Mayo Clinic posted an easy to follow instructional video
on the proper procedure for nasal irrigation.
Goldenseal is a homeopathic treatment that can make a huge difference
in the mucous flow and also the inflammation of nasal passages. The
Herbal Information Center suggests that goldenseal should be measured
carefully and must be avoided by pregnant or lactating women.
Caution: Talk to Your Doctor before Using Homeopathic Allergic Asthma Treatments
Remember that your body and its reactions to nasal irrigation and
goldenseal are unique to you. As such, it is crucial that you discuss
any use of homeopathic means to relieve allergy induced asthma with
your doctor prior to using them!