Asthma(Bronchial Asthma)

The inflammation of bronchial tract due to congestion by cough or due to some to allergen and allergic condition,increase in the percentage of eosinophilia, etc,are the pathological conditions.Constant breathing trouble,dyspnoea,dry cough with wheezing sound are chief complaints of bronchial asthma.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Dyspnoea aggravates during winter,worse from exposure to dust,change of weather,cold drinks,exertion,inhaling smoke and in the morning.Hoarseness of voice.Cough with pain in the chest Cassia sophera Q or 30 4 hourly
Dry cough;worse rest;dyspnoea at 4 P.M Penicillinum 200 4 hourly
During acute attack;when there is anxiety,fear and dyspnoea Aconite.Q and Ipecac.Q 1/2 hourly,5-10 drops alternatively
In children with spasm,secretion of mucous and infection(as an intercurrent remedy) Bacillinum 1M fortnightly(6)
In adults with spasm,secretion of mucous and infection(as an intercurrent remedy) Tub-koch.1M fortnightly(6)
In sycotic patients;worse during daytime;better knee-chest position and sea side Medorrhinum 200 or 1M fortnightly(3)
For patients coming for homoeopathic treatment after taking steroids etc,bad affects of chilly patient Thuja 200 or 1M weekly(3)
For chilly patient;worse after taking cold drinks or being angry;anxiety,restlessness and unquenchable thirst Arsenic alb.30 2 hourly
In children with history of worms Cina 10M or 50M weekly(3)
Bronchial asthma with high eosinophil count;thyroid disturbance Thyroidin.1M weekly(3)
Better while lying on the back with arms and legs spread apart Psorinum 200 oe 1M weekly(3)
Worse on falling asleep and after sleep,worse after taking sour food or vinegar,etc Lachesis 30 or 200 3 hourly(3)
Excessive dyspnoea,cough and much mucous secretion,emphysema Antim ars.6 or 30 3 hourly(6)
Dyspnoea in the middle of night and early morning;wants windows open Sulphur 200 or 1M weekly(3)
Respiratory trouble due to foundry or traffic pollution Acid sulphurosum 30 or 200 4 hourly
Patient cannot breath properly only while standing Cannabis sativa 200 or 1M 4 hourly(6)
Asthma of stone cutters,silk/cotton mill workers(should be used with great care) Silicea 30 or 200 4 hourly(S.O.S)
Smell of flowers causes asthma Ailanthus-g.30 4 hourly
Desires fanning during acute attack though body may be cold Carbo-veg.30 1/2 hourly
Difficult and hurried breathing;feels as if every breath is last;loss of thirst Apis mel.30 4 hourly
Attacks during rainy season and dampness with loosening of bowels at each attack Natrum sulph.6 or 30 4 hourly
Due to nervousness;spasm and constriction of chest;better drinking water Cuprum met.30 or 200 4 hourly
Due to anger;suffocative tightness of chest Chamomilla 200 or 1M 4 hourly
Worse in dry,cold weather and better in damp weather Hepar sulph 30 or 200 4 hourly
Patient cannot breath properly while lying in bed Grindelia.Q and Blatta or.Q 2 hourly,5-10 drops alternatively
Asthma worse at night,when well selected remedies fail Syphilinum 1M weekly(3)
Due to suppressed emotions;grief(psychosomatic);little expectoration;worse inhaling smoke Ignatia 1M or 10M 4 hourly(3)
Amelioration while passing stools;worse inhaling dust Pothos foe.6 or 30 4 hourly
Difficulty in getting air into the lungs,better at sea;worse after coming on land;asthma of seafaring man Bromimum 30 or 200 4 hourly
Want of breath on least motion; to stimulate respiratory centers to increase oxygen on the blood Aspidosperma Q 2 hourly,5 -1 10 drops
Due to strong odours;of gastric origin;dyspnoea and constriction of chest Sanguinaria 30 or 200 4 hourly
Collapse due to acute attack;paralysis of lungs;cyanosis Acid-hydro.30 or 200 1/2 hourly(3)
Catarrhal asthma;desire for open air;uterine disorders Sabina 30 or 200 4 hourly
Dry,splenic asthma;dyspnoea and stiches in chest Scilla mar.30 4 hourly
Hysterical asthma;cough;worse warmth of bed Nux moch.30 or 200 4 hourly
Nervous,spasmodic asthma;chocking on falling asleep Valeriana Q or 30 4 hourly

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