diphtheria

Treat Diphtheria Naturally

Diphtheria is a high contagious bacterial disease that is rarely seen in developed countries thanks to the vaccine. It causes an abnormal membrane to grow in the throat that can lead to suffocation, paralysis and heart failure. Treating diphtheria quickly is key to keeping it from causing serious complications and as such, anyone who suspects they, or their child, may have diphtheria should seek professional medical care immediately. Natural remedies should be done in conjunction with doctor’s care.

 

How do I know if I have diphtheria?

  • ┬áRunny nose
  • Severely sore throat
  • Fever
  • Malaise
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Furry grey or black coating of the throat membranes
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Swallowing problems

 

How do I prevent diphtheria?

  • Get vaccinated.
  • Practice good hygiene, especially in undeveloped countries.

 

How can I treat diphtheria?

If you have been diagnosed with diphtheria, seek medical attention immediately. Natural remedies should be done in conjunction with traditional medical care and not in place of it.

  • Drink pineapple and orange juice to help boost immunity and help the body fight off the bacteria.
  • Garlic is a natural antibiotic. It helps clear up fever, the throat membrane and gives general relief.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Passion flower is both anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory which helps to fight the bacteria and alleviate symptoms.
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco products.
  • Add a quarter teaspoon of salt to a glass of water and gargle to help relieve a sore throat.
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