Bronchitis simply means an inflammation of the windpipe, bronchus. This is generally caused by viral, bacterial, fungal infection or allergy or by both. This condition is extensively widespread all through the world and is a recurrent cause of absenteeism from school and work.
Bronchitis seems to be somewhat more common in women as compared to males although the difference is not noteworthy. It is more common among the younger generation as compared to the adult population.
Cough is the main symptom. The cough might be either dry or wet, depending on the cause and sternness. Allergic cough is often dry though infective cough has a trend to have mucus production. The symptoms of Bronchitis can be listed as under:
A single incident of bronchitis which may resolve within less than 3 weeks might be called as an Acute Bronchitis.
If there is an underlying reason of lowered immunity, affinity to catch infection or if there are aspect such as Smoking and environmental pollution; there may be a tendency to have Recurrent Bronchitis.
Those patients who have lowered immunity and are exposed to maintain factors such as pollutants, smoking, can present with Chronic Bronchitis, whereby the patients may have symptoms of Bronchitis for long time, as long as 2 months to over years.
Homeopathic treatment is very strongly suggested during for all forms and stages of Bronchitis.
Homeopathy has proven treatment which helps towards:-