The new year is a time when people are having fun and relaxing. In this period many off guard, allowing himself to come in the new year night on the street without a hat, shouting greetings to passers-by, drinking cold alcoholic drinks. As a consequence, laid the throat in the morning.
As a rule, the throat lays in the formation of diverse viruses and bacteria. Their development eventually leads to pharyngitis, acute respiratory disease, or SARS. These diseases often occur without fever, but at the same time laying the throat.
The patient has headache, malaise, General weakness.
At normal body temperature the use of antibiotics is unacceptable. The organism itself should cope with viruses and bacteria. This is excellent help rinse and inhalation.
In any case, for correct staging of the disease and adjustment of treatment should seek the advice of a specialist. Folk recipes and tips can be a subsidiary solution to the problem.
Treatment folk methods
Acute respiratory infections an upper respiratory infection or pharyngitis, or a variety of infections in the throat, it is appropriate to carry out rinsing. The procedure is most effective if you do it for 7-10 minutes every hour. The most safe and gentle remedy – chamomile broth. It has excellent anti-inflammatory properties and soothes the mucous membrane. To prepare chamomile to 1 teaspoon of the herbal tea pour Cup of boiling water. A container of infusion cover with a tight lid. After 20-30 minutes, strain the broth and use as directed.
It should be noted that for gargling, use the warm decoction of chamomile.
Rinse stuffy throat can and salt water. To do this, 1 tablespoon of salt should be dissolved in a glass of boiled water. This rinsing is recommended every 40 minutes. Remember: salty liquid to swallow in any case not necessary.
A weak solution of iodine is also great for rinsing laid throat. For best effect you can add a little tea and soda.
In addition to rinse the mortgaged throat do not forget about the inhalation. For this procedure perfectly suited to a decoction of burdock root. You can add a few drops of eucalyptus or menthol oil. The resulting solution should be hot enough. Cover your head with a large towel, pulling the bowl of broth closer to himself. Steam should be inhaled through the nose and mouth. The procedure is recommended to be repeated several times a day. After that, in any case can not go out.
Advice 2: It is helpful to gargle with baking soda
Catarrhal diseases of the throat accompanied, as a rule, inflammation, swelling and irritation. Frequently, in addition medicinal drugs used home remedies to rinse. Among them, and soda solution for the throat.
Often does not mean good
Soda is an excellent antiseptic, is able to exert anti-inflammatory and disinfecting effect. However, patients with inflammatory diseases of the throat we must remember that gargling with baking soda should not be more than four or five times a day. More frequent use of soda solution may cause dryness of the mucous membrane of the pharynx, which could aggravate the situation. Each treatment rinse with baking soda should last for at least 5 minutes.
The concentration of baking soda in water solution for adults and children should be different. The solution for adults should contain 2 teaspoons of soda powder in 200 ml of hot water. Children would be ½ teaspoon of baking soda to 250 ml of warm boiled water. It should be remembered that soda is bad for the stomach, so swallowing it is not recommended. In this regard, small children who cannot gargle, a solution of soda should be replaced with infusion of chamomile or sage.
Indications for gargling soda solution
Soda for the throat is useful because perfectly cleans the mucous from the accumulated mucus, heals minor wounds and reduces inflammation. Having the ability to restore the function of the vocal cords and cough sputum, soda is often used in the treatment of pharyngitis, laryngitis, including children, tonsillitis.
When periodontitis and gingivitis the effect of the pain will help to reduce the soda solution. Rinsing with baking soda effectively and for toothache. This method is suitable even for pregnant women, as it is completely safe.
In addition to colds, rinsing of the mouth a weak soda solution will help to reduce bad breath.
Contraindications to the use of soda solution
Like many other drugs, soda solution has its contraindications. It is not recommended to use the baking soda rinse for people suffering from various heart diseases. Diseases of the stomach, such as ulcer or gastritis are absolutely incompatible with the soda. The patient's state of health can only deteriorate. In the early stages of pregnancy gargling with baking soda also you should use with caution - a solution of soda able to cause a gag reflex, which can exacerbate morning sickness. Late-term contraindications to the use of soda was not detected. This method of treatment is one of the most gentle, so neglect it not worth it.