A quick look at things that influence infection susceptibility and improve well-being Antibiotics alone are not a good solution for common health disorders; they should be used in a very specific way, not in a general way. It may cause multidrug resistance in your body, and even microorganisms get a chance to develop super-drug-resistant microorganisms. Thus, both ways are harmful to your health system, and they do not address the underlying cause of our illness. There are numerous negative effects associated with the frequent use of antibiotics. Address the infection’s physical effects, as they will diminish our bodies’ zinc and vitamin C levels. Sometimes avoiding antibiotics is the healthier option. Good health should never be boring; it will always be vibrant. Follow these points in your day-to-day lifestyle to avoid taking antibiotics:
- Increase your intake of Omega-3 fatty acids and other essential fatty acids. Examples: chia seed, walnut, soybean.
- Include fiber in the form of vegetables (carrots, broccoli, peas), fruits (apples, oranges, pears), and nuts.
- Follow the rhythm of your body.
- Take multivitamins: leafy greens, spinach, citrus fruits, eggs.
- Take Vitamin-C rich sources of fruits and vegetables such as Barbados cherries, amla, and lemon.
People are seeking medical care related to allergies, viruses, and inflammation. The state of the post-antibiotic syndrome is frequently assessed based on the portion of the history related to an overuse of antibiotics. Intestinal pain, allergies, dermatological infections, and others are displayed as symptoms. Many illnesses for which we commonly use antibiotics for common complaints can be managed by home care or natural home remedies. Let us learn some fascinating information about the various diseases that we typically treat at home or with natural treatments to avoid using antibiotics.
Acne: Acne is the most common of all skin care disorders. It is generally treated with Retin-A, topical steroids, antibiotics, and other antiseptic creams. Numerous studies have shown that zinc is one of the best acne treatments. In addition to zinc, we can also use these remedies:
- Avoid inorganic iron, vitamin E, and vitamin B12.
- Limit your daily intake of milk to one glass; more could exacerbate acne.
- Take a well-balanced diet that is low in fat and sugar.
- Use rosewood oil and Rosa rubiginosa oil.
Earache: The earache or otitis media virus causes the disease, which is mostly found in children. Consumption of bad dietary fats sets off inflammation in the middle ear. Antibiotic therapy is the most common form of treatment. Acute ear discomfort can benefit from natural therapy.
- Avoid all processed foods and refined sugar.
- Essential plant oils are used as eardrops, in which 5% lavender oil is mixed with 95% flex oil.
- Children have lower vitamin D levels; to avoid this, use egg yolk, cereals, and milk.
Intestinal Infection: The natural cause of infection is the bacteria Salmonella and Campylobacter. This infection is commonly observed in preschool children due to contaminated food, water, and playmates. Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidus are restoring normal balance and killing harmful organisms. The natural remedies for avoiding antibiotics
- Drink plenty of electrolyte-rich fluids: fruit juice, smoothies, and coconut water.
- A good source of potassium-rich foods such as bananas and citrus juice.
- Choose fluids with rich sources of Na, K, and sugar.
Bladder Infection: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common in females and is caused by the intestinal bacterium E. coli, Streptococcus. UTIs occur frequently, signifying an underlying condition such as an inadequate diet or improper hygiene practices. Some natural resistance to antibiotic therapy.
- Consume cranberry and blueberry juice.
- Essential plant cinnamon oils are effective in avoiding UTIs.
- Intake Vitamin-C and bioflavonoids together from fruits such as orange, kiwi, pepper, etc.
The Common Cold: A cold is a viral, not bacterial, ailment. The use of antibiotic medicines for colds can occasionally increase the risk of developing superinfections like pneumonia. Numerous remedies seem to reduce the risk of the common cold.
- Zinc lozenges can reduce the risk of a sore throat and the common cold.
- Ravensara aromatica plant oil alleviates cold and cough problems.
- Many cough syrups contain eucalyptus radiata essential oils.
“It is the body that is the hero, not science, not antibiotics, not machines or devices.” We must be organized from the beginning if we want to sustain our way of life and avoid taking medication.
- Meditate each day using deep breathing and yoga.
- A healthy, balanced diet with immune-boosting foods is necessary for well-being.
- Eliminate junk food, dairy products, and sugary products.
- Select natural and ayurvedic medicines.
- Avoid synthetic personal hygiene products.
- Maintain a healthy weight by combining a healthy diet with exercise.
Author: Aditi Pareek and Bhaskar Ashish
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