The word ‘asthma’ is derived from the Greek meaning ‘panting’ or ‘labored breathing’. Asthma is a condition characterized by a paroxysmal wheezing dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), mainly expiratory.
The most common symptoms are
Difficulty in breathing
The most important and distressing symptom is the breathlessness or sense of suffocation, which may be of varying intensity. Some patients may not have cough or mucus production (expectoration) at all.
The symptoms of asthma may be
Periodical (once in a a week to once in a year)
Sesonal (a few weeks in a year)
Continuous (all throughout or most of the time)
Cause due to
a. Physical exertion
b. Change in weather or temperature
d. Mental stress
e. Exposure to pollution (dust, chemical, pollen, etc.)
f. Without any apparent reason
The goal of homeopathic treatment for asthma is to identify the root cause for the attacks, and then to use the bodies own healing processes to transform the triggers into remedies. Asthma is viewed differently in each person, because each person is afflicted in a different way. Factors considered by the homeopath include frequency of attacks, possible allergens and other symptoms. The health of the whole body, not just the respiratory system, is addressed. Ultimately, homeopathy might create a cure for the asthma by strengthening and balancing the immune system