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Ignoring Emphysema will Only Make it Worse!
Emphysema refers to a condition where the lungs lose their elasticity and become dilated and the alveolar walls are destroyed. This reduces the expansion capacity of the lungs, resulting in inadequate supply of oxygen to the body and an inadequate exchange of Carbon Dioxide. Emphysema is almost always part of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). However COPD is a broader blanket term that also includes Chronic Bronchitis.
FDA Approved Emphysema treatments
Bronchodilators and Steroids are the most popular FDA approved medicines most widely used for Emphysema. Since, emphysema cannot be addressed with over the counter drugs, you should consult a Doctor for the diagnosis, treatment and "cure" of Emphysema. We empathize completely with your pain and suffering and want to do whatever we can to help you. Homeopathy is considered to be medicine in USA but our precedent setting Resonance Homeopathies cannot be used for over the counter treatment of Emphysema. Homeopathy is also considered medicine in Europe and the laws there regarding it are more accommodating.
Ayurveda is only considered medicine in India and TCM is accepted as medicine in China. Supplements can only be used and marketed to support the structure and functions of the lungs and cannot be used to treat any ailment.
Why do Steroids and Bronchodilators not cure Emphysema?
Steroids affect the body in the following ways. Their main mechanism of action includes decreasing inflammation, suppressing the body's immune system, blocking DNA formation as well as blocking histamine production. Inhaled corticosteroids only provide symptomatic relief and do not address the root cause of the problem. Moreover, the main possible side effects of steroids include osteoporosis, cataract formation, weight gain, and increased vulnerability to infections due to a suppressed immune system. Ulcers, diabetes, increased blood pressure and blood glucose are also reported side effects.
Bronchodilators are often used as rescue medication to open the airway passages. Although, they help in providing immediate temporary relief, increased heart rate, irregular heartbeats and palpitations are some serious side effects caused by Bronchodilators.
Research on Natural Supplements, Herbs and Homeopathy
Numerous herbs, homeopathic ingredients and supplements are being studied globally for improving lung function and balancing your respiratory system.
Below is information on the more compelling and popular ones. Please note that these are most likely not studied by and approved as treatments or cures by the FDA and therefore cannot be labeled or sold as an Emphysema treatment or Emphysema cure legally. However, you are free to take them for improving and balancing the structure and functions of your respiratory system. Each country's law on natural treatments is different. Only the FDA can determine if something should be called a treatment or not.
Biogetica does its best to balance your right to know with the laws of the land. We strive each day to bring nature back to medicine.
Research on Herbal Ingredients:
- Curcuma longa: Curcumin extracted from Curcuma longa or turmeric is traditionally believed to be effective against inflammation. It is believed to inhibit the formation of inflammatory cells and promote healthy functioning of air sacs. An In vivo study on effects of curcumin on a rat model of emphysema reported that curcumin helped improve lung functions by reducing the inflammatory cells induced by cigarette smoke. 1
- Panax Ginseng: This herb possesses constituents that are traditionally believed to improve lung function and alleviate inflammatory responses. A recent study highlighted that ginseng has antioxidant properties that may prove beneficial in limiting processes that compromise lung health. 2
- Nigella Sativa: Popularly known as Black Cumin, the extracts or seeds of this plant have so many therapeutic properties that traditional medicinal systems term it as a panacea of all health issues. A study indicated that seeds of this plant were found to potentially lessen cigarette smoke and elastase induced pulmonary inflammation and also improve breathing capacity. Furthermore, the plant extract had no reported side effect even at high doses. 3
- Antimonium tartaricum: It is a well known homeopathic remedy traditionally used for healing inflamed respiratory passages. It is believed to boost the immune system, expel mucus and improve the structure and functioning of the bronchioles. 4
- Vitamin D: This vitamin is believed to greatly help in improving the structure and functions of the lungs. It is also potentially involved in improving bone health that is often adversely affected as a result of using corticosteroids. In the randomized clinical study conducted, Vitamin D supplementation improved lung function and greatly benefitted in clearing mucus, improving breathlessness and easing chest tightness. 5
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Treatment Options for Emphysema
Conventional treatment has no cure for emphysema. However, there are many medications to relieve symptoms and assuage the damage.
- Inhalers (bronchodilators) to open the airways, such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), salmeterol (Serevent), formoterol (Foradil), or albuterol
- Anti-inflammatory medications such as montelukast (Singulair) and roflimulast are sometimes used
Oxygen therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation are other procedures which are used in this condition.
In some cases, surgery is advised to remove damaged tissue.
Quitting smoking, avoiding exposure to pollutants and irritants as well as exercise under supervision are the major lifestyle interventions vital to the management to the disease.
Complementary Natural Care
Natural treatment of Emphysema even with Homeopathy is not permitted in your region.
The damage to the air sacs and the obstruction of the bronchioles are the root causes of this condition. Natural Alternatives including Ayurveda and Homeopathy are believed to support the lungs in functioning optimally. No cure or treatment claim can be made in countries that do not support TCM, Ayurveda and Homeopathy.
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Our lungs are normally very spongy and elastic. There are about 3 million tiny structures called alveoli in each lung. Alveoli are very small air sacs that are arranged like a bunch of grapes. It is here that the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place.
In Emphysema, the alveolar walls are destroyed. This makes the lungs stiffer and less elastic. As a result, air is unable to move out of the lungs properly and gets trapped inside the lungs. The reduced expansion of the lungs during the next breath reduces the amount of air that is inhaled. As a result, there is inadequate supply of oxygen to the body.
Emphysema falls in the broad category of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It is an irreversible state, but the progression of the disease can often be slowed down with correct lifestyle changes and appropriate medication.
Allopathic treatments for Emphysema include bronchodilators, like Albuterol and deep acting drugs like Theophylline. However these Allopathic treatments do not cure Emphysema. They are merely a way of suppressing symptoms.
Emphysema occurs due to destruction of the alveolar tissue. There are many reasons for this and risk factors that are associated with it. These include:
Smoking: Cigarette smoke causes inflammation and irritation of airways and destroys alveoli. It disrupts the sweeping action of the tiny hair called cilia that help to keep the airways clean.
This results in mucus build-up, which attracts bacteria and leads to infection. The immune cells of the lungs are constantly triggered to release destructive enzymes to combat the bacterial infection. Over a period of time, these enzymes lead to loss of the proteins that help maintain the elasticity of lungs.
In healthy individuals, there is a substance in the lungs called Alpha-1-antitrypsin. This protects the lung tissues from the destructive action of Trypsin. But in certain people, there is deficiency of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin. As a result, the lung tissue is slowly destroyed. This decreases the ability of the lungs to perform properly.
Air pollution irritates the airways in a manner similar to cigarette smoke. Over a period of time, it leads to inflammation and tissue destruction.
People who have a family history of Emphysema are at a higher risk of developing it.
Men are more likely to develop Emphysema than women. The exact reason for this is unknown, but differences between male and female hormones are suspected.
Lung functioning declines with age, so older people are more prone to develop Emphysema.
People suffering from bronchial asthma or chronic bronchitis are at a higher risk of Emphysema.
Symptoms of Emphysema
The development of Emphysema is a very gradual process. A person may first observe any one of the following symptoms, as they develop slowly:
Persistent Cough - The cilia which are responsible for clearing up the airway passage are affected. As a result, there is lot of mucus in the passage, which does not get cleared up and leads to persistent cough.
Shortness of Breath - Gradual accumulation of mucus leads to blockage of the airways and further inflammation, causing breathlessness.
Purse-lip Breathing - This is a characteristic of emphysema that is assumed to be adopted as an attempt to aid exhalation against the resistance, to prevent air trapping.
Diagnosis of Emphysema
If the physician suspects Emphysema, he may first perform a complete physical examination, carefully examining the shape of the chest. People with Emphysema may develop a barrel chest (the distance from the chest to the back is reduced). After this, the physician may advise the following tests:
Chest X-Ray - This will indicate if there is any infection present in the passages.
Lung function tests - These tests measure the functional capacity of the lungs and help the doctor understand the condition of the lungs.
Blood tests - These may be done to check the white blood-cell count, which increases during an acute infection. In suspected cases, blood is also screened for genetic diseases like alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. Very often, blood is also tested for levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
Biogetica's approach to healing is based on the following:
1. HEAL THE ENTIRE BEING:
2. LOOK FOR NATURAL SOLUTIONS:
3. APPEAL TO THE BALANCING FORCES INHERENT IN ALL NATURE:
4. 'FROM MEDICATION TO MEDITATION':
1. HEAL THE ENTIRE BEING: Biogetica has a unique and comprehensive Holographic model of healing which synthesizes all the traditional natural health systems to simultaneously ease physical, mental, emotional layers of your being.
You, as a living, thinking, feeling, vibrating being, are much more than a collection of inter-related chemical processes. You are life itself. Life can never be reduced to a series of chemical reactions as chemical reactions cannot create life. Every thought, emotion, vibration or action leads to a series of chemical changes in the body. Biogetica recognizes this and balances the ENTIRE BEING, bringing mind, body and soul into harmony. Treating an ailment on molecular level alone, seldom has a lasting effect as the untreated social, emotional, mental, spiritual and energetic patterns cause the ailment to manifest once again on a physical plane. Holistic healing is necessary for lasting relief. Biogetica, therefore, uses Resonance Homeopathic to harmonize the entire being; flower essences to attune the mind; Ayurvedic, Tibetan and Chinese herbs to balance the energetic and the physiological manifestation of the five elements; and nutraceuticals to coordinate cellular nutrition.
2. LOOK FOR NATURAL SOLUTIONS: Our bodies are made of and supported by nature and therefore can only be healed by nature in the long term. Chemicals are often necessary for immediate change in an acute situation but tend to do the body more harm than good in the long run. Hence, Biogetica's Doctors are dedicated to providing natural solutions that are supported by evidence and prior use. To us, the argument is fairly obvious: One would use wood to fix a desk made of wood or metal to fix a car made of metal, so why use chemicals to fix a body made of nature?
Nature has blessed the Earth with natural remedies and healing mechanisms. It would be wise not to ignore them. The intelligence of nature is much greater than that of man. Unfortunately, man still focuses on chemical medicines, as they can be patented and sold for huge profits. Allopathic attempts to treat chronic ailments by interfering directly with the chemical processes using man-made substances, has essentially been a failure. We claim to be cracking the gene code, but we still can't cure a cold with man-made substances!!! Homeopathic and Naturopathic methods are never studied and verified by governing bodies, as there is no one who will spend millions obtaining an approval on herbs, knowing that they cannot be patented and sold exclusively by them.
3. APPEAL TO THE BALANCING FORCES INHERENT IN ALL NATURE: Life cannot be recreated with chemical interactions and there is much more to life than molecular interactions. Our bodies are the most advanced pharmacies on the planet and millions of functions happen each minute with astounding precision. Biogetica therapies are designed to appeal to the balancing forces apparent in all nature by reminding and stimulating the body towards a certain function. The nutraceuticals in our kits provide specific nutrition for a function, the herbs in our kits balance the terrain of the body so that it is able to perform that function and the resonance homeopathics are designed to remind the body to be in resonance with that very function.
4. 'FROM MEDICATION TO MEDITATION' : Good health and freedom involves every aspect of our being including diet, lifestyle, exercise, emotional states, thoughts and energetic patterns. Biogetica Drs have therefore designed diet, nutrition, exercise and meditation protocols specific to various life situations. We encourage you to actively partake in these for best results.
- Emphysema sufferers should follow a diet appropriate for general good health and immunity, including consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and fish, whole grain breads and cereals, and oils low in omega-6 fatty acids such as olive oil or canola oil.
- Vitamin C and E plays a specific role in getting rid of Emphysema.
- Milk or Dairy products, oily food, should be moderated
- Avoid cold foods and drinks.
- Frozen, canned and preserved food with artificial color and additives should be completely avoided as there are certain substances can worsen Emphysema.
- Freshly expressed garlic juice 10 to 15 drops with honey and warm water should be taken internally in emphysema.
- Mix, onion juice ¼ cup, honey 1 tablespoon and black pepper 1/8 tablespoon.
- Mix licorice and ginger together. Take ½ tablespoon in 1 cup of water for relief from emphysema.
- Drink a glass of 2/3 carrot juice, 1/3 spinach juice, 3 times a day.
- Add 30-40 leaves of Basil in a liter of water, strain the leaves and drink the water throughout the day effective for Emphysema.
- A loose poultice of the linseed seeds may be applied with excellent results in chest troubles, emphysema, broncho-pneumonia and pleurisy, the counter-irritant effect of the poultice can be enhanced by dusting mustard powder over it.
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