Pneumonia is one of the most common infectious diseases. Every year around 800,000 people contract pneumonia. Elderly people, small children, the chronically ill and people with a weakened immune system are particularly susceptible to pneumonia, which in the worst case can be fatal. Homeopathic treatment of pneumonia should only be carried out by experienced therapists and under medical supervision.
Which homeopathic remedies help?
Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for pneumonia that best suits your situation.
Pneumonia in which a lot of white mucus is coughed up. Breathing is accompanied by creaking noises and pain (pleurisy).
Right-sided pneumonia with high fever and greatly increased thirst. Also with pleurisy.
Exhausting fever, green-purulent sputum and pain when coughing.
Pneumonia is caused by infection of the alveoli or lung tissue. Bacteria, the so-called pneumococci, attack the tissue. More rarely, fungi and viruses are responsible for pneumonia. But allergic diseases, medicines and pollutants can also cause pneumonia.
According to the symptoms, a distinction is made between two types of pneumonia: atypical and typical pneumonia. Atypical pneumonia is viral pneumonia. In other words, inflammation caused by viruses. It begins insidiously and is accompanied by headaches, body aches and an annoying cough, usually without sputum. The temperature is below 39 degrees Celsius. Viral pneumonia rarely causes shortness of breath.
The typical pneumonia is bacterial pneumonia. It manifests itself with a sudden onset of fever, chills and a cough that promotes purulent sputum. Those affected complain of shortness of breath and pain when breathing. Bacterial pneumonia can lead to a lack of oxygen. The affected areas usually turn blue.
Further tips and information on treatment
In the case of pneumonia, rest and relaxation are indicated. It is also important to drink a lot. Special breathing exercises can make inhaling and exhaling easier.