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Can homeopathy cure child asthma?

Can homeopathy cure child asthma?

YES (in some cases): While controversial & considered unproven by many doctors, homeopathy is often very successful in treating asthma. There are many many cases of asthma, both in adults & children, that have fully disappeared after homeopathic treatment. While some doctors may consider this a spontaneous remission or placebo effect, it is a cure nonetheless. See www.Naturalnews.Com/034097_homeopathy_myths.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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What does homeopathy do for treating a child's asthma?

What does homeopathy do for treating a child's asthma?

Not much.: Homeopathy was popular in the 19th century but has since fallen into disfavor. It is based on the principle "like cures like" so drugs which cause the symptoms which are being treated are given but, so as not to aggravate the symptoms, very dilute solutions are used. Scientific studies have shown like doesn't cure like so this principle has not been taught to md's for over 100 years. ...Read more

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Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?

Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?

Chronic?: Yes, homeopathy can help you cure these problems, assuming there are no obstacles to cure. With a well-taken case and accurately prescribed remedy, there should be a sense of forward progress within a few weeks -- even if not all symptoms are yet "gone." full healing may require a year or more, from your list of problems (esp the anxiety). Develop clear goals and keep track. [see comment]. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there any homeopathy medicine for asthma associated with sever allergic symptoms such as cold, sneezing, etc?

Yes, there are: Yes, there are over 500 homeopathic medicines (remedies) that help with various forms of asthma. However, to select the one most likely to help you, you need to let an experienced homeopath evaluate your case. To do this, s/he will be exploring for very unique, individual symptoms and looking at you in a comprehensive way. For homeopathic md's and do's: http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org/. ...Read more

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Docs can you tell me if these are ok? "asthma therapy homeopathic dissolving tabs" i bought them today at cvs and 10 min later my breathing is great

Docs can you tell me if these are ok?  "asthma therapy homeopathic dissolving tabs" i bought them today at cvs and 10 min later my breathing is great

Harmless, but...: By def., a homeopathic remedy contains no actual medicine or therapeutic agent. As such, they do nothing for you, except to activate the very real placebo response from our body. They are generally safe, but I have one concern in your regards. You shouldn't come to depend on these tabs to the point of not having ready a rescue inhaler (e.g., albuterol) in case you get a serious attack. ...Read more

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Docs can you tell me if these are ok? "asthma therapy homeopathic dissolving tabs" i bought them today at cvs and 10 min later my breathing is great

Docs can you tell me if these are ok?  "asthma therapy homeopathic dissolving tabs" i bought them today at cvs and 10 min later my breathing is great

Asthma & homeopathy: These tablets are a "combination" remedy, composed of multiple homeopathic medicines in the same container. They are not individually prescribed, so can't be as accurate as one well-prescribed one could be. However, it's possible that you got lucky -- and one of the remedies in the combo is close enough to your asthma symptoms to help. If you worsen, please don't delay seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

No: At the this time, with our present medical knowledge, there is no permanent cure for asthma. Asthma is an atopic disease where hypersensitivity develops in the lungs and can be triggered by many things. Treatment can be temporary or life-long and there is no way to predict whether someone will improve to where meds are not needed. ...Read more

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How do I know if my child has asthma?

How do I know if my child has asthma?

History: History of symptoms tends to be very important in children. Cough with exertion, laughing or crying, cough with uris, wheezing, or cough at night, all can be clues to childhood asthma. A physical exam helps and then as the child gets older, specialized lung function tests can be done to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I know if my child has asthma?

Symptoms, tests: Symptoms of pediatric asthma are cough, wheeze, and/or difficulty breathing/shortness of breath that is recurrent and commonly triggered by colds, exercise, cold air and at night. If over 5 yrs old a breathing test called spirometry will be done. Albuterol that treats asthma can be used and if symptoms improve, that is suggestive. Chest x-ray usually normal. Allergies commonly coincide. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my child has asthma?

How can I tell if my child has asthma?

Symptoms: The usual symptoms of asthma are recurrent episodes of cough, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath that occur more frequently at night (3 am) and with exercise. A cough that lingers way beyond the usual with a common cold is also typical. Other common triggers that suggest asthma are cold air, smoke or other forms of air pollution. Children over 5 yrs old can do breathing test also. ...Read more

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