Homeopathic Self-Help & Tips to Help Various Winter Ills
For many people, the colder temperatures and winter weather bring a variety of debilitating health problems. Herbal supplements, extra vitamins, healthy eating and lifestyle changes are most useful, but homeopathy can deliver a rapid response. We really do need to take extra care of our immunity levels – safely and naturally, not to mention inexpensively - to increase our resistance to winter illness and seasonal discomforts. As always, its PREVENTION rather CURE that most effective in nurturing our winter health.
Many acute health problems can be SAFELY and conveniently dealt with at home and we can avoid resorting to flu jabs and other suppressive medicines. Treating yourself with homoeopathy during an ACUTE illness is simple as long as you know which remedy matches your symptoms. Below are some of the most common winter ailments and some suggestions for their relief. Most of the homeopathic remedies can be used in a 30C potency once daily, or a 6C three times daily.
For any issues that don’t resolve in a reasonable period of time, or those that increase in severity, consult your qualified and experienced homeopath.
PREVENTION & PROTECTION
Boost your natural immunity, either with Vitamin C-rich foods, or take a good brand of Vit D3 throughout the winter months when sunlight is in short supply. Consider taking Echinacea or Beta Glucan supplements which are also very helpful indeed or even a pro-biotic for digestive health.
Consult a qualified homeopath for your own constitutional remedy, which is perhaps your best aid to overall, physical and emotional health.
Find ways to reduce your stress levels, even if it just means finding 5 minutes of ‘you-time’ each day when you’re NOT thinking about tasks in hand.
Drink plenty of water & herbal teas daily to keep all your body cells nicely hydrated so that they work at their best to protect you from illness.
ACHES & PAINS
(Treat each stage of your cold separately to help symptoms pass through quickly)
(Prevention is better than cure, so make sure your immune system is at optimum level throughout the winter months!)