measles

Treat Measles Naturally

The measles is a highly contagious viral infection that has begun to see a resurgence in recent years. Also known as Rubeola, it comes with a cough, fever, runny nose and full body rash. It is spread when someone with the diseases coughs or sneezes and the droplets are picked up by someone who lacks the immunity. Women who are pregnant, young children and those who are immuno-compromised can receive an antibody injection to help prevent them getting the measles if they have been exposed to it.

 

How do I know if I have the measles?

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Loss of appetite
  • Conjunctivities
  • Rash
  • Bluish-grey spots

 

How do I prevent the measles?

The best way to prevent getting the measles is to be vaccinated with the MMR vaccine.

 

How can I treat the measles?

  • Stay hydrated.
  • Rest until symptoms have gone away.
  • Sponge bath with lukewarm water to help reduce fever and body aches.
  • Drink orange juice to help boost immune response with vitamin C.
  • Tumeric mixed with honey can help boost immunity and aid recovery.
  • Licorice tea sweetened with honey can help to reduce cough and ease a sore throat.
  • Barley water can help ease a cough.
  • A barley or oatmeal bath can help soothe irritated skin.
  • Keep lights dim and curtains drawn so that lights don’t bother you.
  • Get lots of vitamin A to help reduce the severity of your symptoms.
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