mrsa

Get Rid of MRSA Naturally

MRSA or Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a strain of the Staph bacteria that is resistant to commonly used antibiotics. It is highly contagious and can be deadly. Though it most often causes mild infections, if it can get into an open would it can cause serious and at times life-threatening infections. People with weaker immune systems or those who are immuno-compromised must be especially careful as a simple infection can often escalate into a serious one. MRSA treatment options range from high strength antibiotics to natural remedies such as olive leaf extract. Treatment for staph infections should not be taken lightly; if you are given an antibiotic for this kind of infection make sure you take it until the antibiotic is completely gone and let your doctor know immediately if your symptoms remain or reoccur. MRSA is spread through contact with infected individuals or objects that infected individuals have used that have not been carefully sterilized. It is critically important that adults and children make sure that they wash their hands frequently, especially in public places.

What are the symptoms of MRSA?

  • Reddish pimple
  • Boil that is oozing pus
  • Inflammation
  • Swelling of the infected area
  • Pain
  • Tenderness in the infected area

What causes MRSA?

  • Having a weak or compromised immune system
  • Contact with an infected individual
  • Surgery or wound sites that become infected
  • Excessive use of antibiotics
  • Lack of cleanliness

How do I prevent MRSA?

  • Avoid contact with the infected area or an infected person
  • Don’t share anything that an infected person has used such as towels
  • Bathe after exercising or working when you sweat profusely
  • Clean and protect cuts and wounds so they don’t get infected

How do I treat MRSA?

  • Manuka honey is a special medicinal honey that is high antibacterial and helps to fight off the infection of MRSA. Plus as a bonus it is soothing and helps to relieve pain and tenderness.
  • Tea tree oil can be applied to the area. It is also a natural anti-bacterial agent.
  • Oregano oil can be applied and helps to quickly kill off the infection. It may cause some secondary inflammation, however. It is anti-septic, antioxidant, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and anti-inflammatory. Nothing bad will manage to live if you apply this to your wound. It has been shown to be as strong as some antibiotics against MRSA and it isn’t because it isn’t an antibiotic it affects antibiotic resistant bugs.
  • Olive leaf extract is used to help fight MRSA because it provides immune system support as well as fighting infections.
  • Thyme oil can provide internal immune support.
  • Garlic is very antibacterial and can be taken internally and mashed and placed on the wound externally to help fight off the infection.
  • Turmeric is a wonder spice. It helps fight infection and fight inflammation, providing pain relief. It can be applied directly to the wound and ingested in your food.
  • Eucalyptus oil can be used with oregano or tea tree oil to help provide soothing relief.
  • Echinacea helps to soothe the skin while clearing out the infection.
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