How often have we not heard the phrase from our elders or those around us, “improve your resistance, you get sick often?” Simply put immunity means exemption, resistance, protection from etc…
We are living in an atmosphere replete with microbes also called pathogens day in and out. Immunity refers to the defense mechanism of the body in fighting off these disease-causing pathogens and keeping you healthy in the process. Pathogens can enter your body through air, food and/or break in the skin.
A strong immune system helps keep many diseases at bay. We have some amount of bacteria and viruses in our body vital to its functioning. Every moment, our body actively flushes out toxins. When this task becomes overbearing, we become sick.
If having a weak immunity system is not precarious enough, having an overactive immune system can turn fatal. Autoimmune disorders, is a condition where the immune system of the body attacks the healthy cells of the body increasing vulnerability to infections and damage to various organs of the body.
Homeopathy is a therapeutic treatment that works by stimulating the body’s own immune and defense system instead of just working on the symptoms per se. This mode of treatment may take a slow course, but reaps long term benefits.
Comparatively less dosages of medicine in homeopathy are required to treat a disease than its counterparts and the whole process of treatment is safe and holistic.
It was discovered by Louis Pasteur that a compromised immunity system plays a larger role in the development of disease than germs and other infections themselves.
Other forms of medicine essentially focus on treating the symptoms, prescription of antibiotics to fight the germs. This helps in temporary relief only and the issue can resurface at any time again.
A study that appeared in the European Journal of Pharmacology elaborated about how a homeopathic medicine, Silicea, stimulated a part of the body’s immune system called microphages which overwhelm bacteria and foreign substances.
Homeopathic medicines also perform the function of calming the immune system when it is overactive as in the case of autoimmune disorders. Homeopathic medicines for toning down the immune system or strengthening the immune system are better referred to as immunomodulatory drugs.
Although it is not possible to zero in on a single homeopathic drug for immunity issues at all times, below are some of the common homeopathic drugs that can be used:
A brief review on why homeopathy is the preferred choice for immunity-related problems:
If you seek to improve your immunity system, you can contact our homeopathic clinics in Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Vijayawada today!