Pneumonia is a lung infection where airspaces in lungs get inflamed. It can be caused due to virus, bacteria, fungus and also due to foreign substances. It can infect people of all age groups, but it is severe in children and elders who have low immunity. People with this lung disorder have symptoms like fever, cough, breathing problems and so on. It is classified into different types depending on the cause of infection.
- Community acquired pneumonia (CAP)- This type of disorder, people develop in schools and other community areas mostly in winter seasons.
- Hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP)- In this type, people get infected with this disorder when they are admitted in hospitals. It is also referred as health care associated pneumonia. It can be severe and can lead to several health complications.
It is also classified into other types depending on the look of infected tissues, like bronchopneumonia, lobar pneumonia and lipoid pneumonia. Though most of the bacterial Pneumonia are not infectious, mycoplasma and TB are the two most severe types of contagious bacterial disorders.
Causes of Pneumonia
It is mainly caused due to several virus, bacteria, fungus and also due to several foreign substances which enters our body through nose, mouth and so on. It generally starts as cold and normal flu and leads to this condition. Few factors like weak immunity, elder people, children, chronic disorders like asthma, diabetes, heart problems, COPD and cancer acts as risk factors which can worsen the condition. Smoking is also one among the risk factors which triggers this lung disorder.
Symptoms of Pneumonia
Few common symptoms of this lung disorders, seen in many people include
- Fever and chills
- Pain in chest wall which worsens with severe cough.
- Abnormal breathing
- Fatigue or weakness
- Mucus discharge while coughing
In severe conditions, it can lead to health complications like sepsis, it is a condition where people face low Blood Pressure and also lack of oxygen supply. It can also lead to pleural effusion, abscess or formation of puss in lungs and so on.
Health tips for pneumonia disorders
Though it is impossible to prevent all types of this condition, but by following few health tips, one can reduce the risk of developing this disorder.
- Avoiding contact with infected persons.
- Maintaining hygiene and washing hands regularly
- Getting vaccinated
- Quit smoking
- Eating healthy and regular exercises
- Take adequate rest
- Drink warm water and other fluids
- Avoid cold weathers
Homeopathy treatment for pneumonia disorders
Homeopathy for this lung disorder works very effectively in controling this lung disease. Homeopathy treatment for pneumonia disorders uses natural remedies which are safe, non toxic and suitable to all age groups. Homeopathy remedies for this disorders are prescribed based on the symptoms, severity and also based on the theory of individualization. Homeopathy along with treatment also provides few health tips to control this disorders. These disorders control tips helps in quick recovery and are safe. Homeopathy treats this lung disorder by improving immunity and self healing of the body.