Covid-19 also known as Coronavirus is a disease that is caused by a new virus named SARS-CoV-2 or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. The pressure of the virus was identified in December 2019. WHO (World Health Organization) declared the disease as a pandemic in March 2020. Homeopathic mode of treatment not only can treat Coronavirus but can also treat the lingering symptoms of the infection of the virus. According to the statistics, it spreads from one person to another in close contact (within the range of 6 feet).
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The virus spreads from one person to another directly by inhaling the respiratory droplets released by an infected patient from this virus via sneezes, cough and talks.
In addition, the virus can also transfer indirectly if a person touches any surface that is contaminated by the virus and then touches his/her nose, eyes, or mouth without disinfecting or washing the hands in a proper manner.
What are the Symptoms of Covid 19?
The symptoms vary from person to person and it can be mild to severe in intensity. After the exposure of the virus, the symptoms tend to appear 2-14 days.
The most common symptoms are:
- Loss of taste
- Loss of smell
- Difficulty in breathing
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Body aches
People with certain health conditions are at higher risk of getting covid 19 and it can affect all age groups:
- Type 1 & 2 Diabetes
- Heart disease
- CKD or Chronic Kidney disease
- Lung disease
- COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
- High blood pressure
- Trouble in breathing
- Heart problems
- Blood clots
- Acute kidney injury
- Additional bacterial and viral infections
Post Covid Syndrome and Its Symptoms
There is evidence that shows that few people who survived from COVID 19 may suffer from long-term, debilitating symptoms that can occur after recovering from the acute infection. We have treated 50 plus patients in our clinic successfully but they have not shown such results and get treated without any further symptoms. This post is written for the sake of those patients who are suffering from Post COVID Syndrome.
Though recovering from the initial stage, they struggle to get rid of the lingering health problems that follow it.
- Loose stool (diarrhea)
- Loss of appetite
- Recurring shortness of breath
- Abnormal heart rate
- Disturbed sleep
- Muscle pain
- Joint pain
- Muscle weakness
- Chronic fatigue
- Loss of smell
- Loss of taste
- Memory problems
- Difficulty in concentrating
- Brain fog
These symptoms may last for weeks to months, these symptoms are together known as Post Covid Syndrome. Some of the symptoms that last for a while are similar to the chronic fatigue syndrome, it is also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).
As per study, it is estimated that almost 87% of the people who recovered from COVID still suffering from one persistent symptom. Furthermore, among the several symptoms it is observed that about 60% of the patients after recovering from this acute infection of Covid-19 experience the persistent fatigue.
Though this Covid Syndrome can affect the people of any age but elder people with these health problems such as weak immune system, Diabetes and hypertension can be affected from this issue for long.
Apart from the above symptoms, it may result in heart damage, inflammation of the brain, stroke and lung damage. It has been suggested that inflammatory cytokines accumulation in the central nervous system may be the reason for these symptoms to appear after the recovery phase of this infection.
Homeopathy & Post Covid Syndrome
Homeopathic mode of treatment can be helpful in treatment of Covid-19 as well as the lingering symptoms of Post Covid Syndrome. Homeopathy is replete with a list of medicines for Coronavirus but the medicines can be chosen after going through the symptoms of an individual in every case. This is the best way to select the ideal homeopathic remedy to cure any medical condition. Homeopathic mode of treatment can control the symptoms of chronic fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, sleeplessness, disturbed sleep, joint pain, muscle pain, anxiety, depression, difficulty in concentration, dizziness and brain fog.
Here are the list of some remedies that can be helpful in this condition as per symptoms. It is mandatory to consult a competent homeopathic doctor before using any medicine, self-prescription is highly prohibited. Only the competent homeopath will be able to guide you or prescribe you the ideal remedy, its dosage and repetition that is required after doing the complete analysis of the patient.
Homeopathic Remedies for Post Covid Syndrome
Phosphoric Acid – Homeopathic Medicine for Fatigue, Brain Fog in PCS
Acid Phos is an ideal medicine that can be prescribed in the convalescence phase. It will be helpful in the management of fatigue that is followed by that acute illness. This medicine also acts well in the treatment of concentration problems and brain fog. The dullness of mind and memory weakness is also present with the above symptoms.
Arsenicum Album – Homeopathic Treatment for Post Covid Syndrome with Fatigue, Anxiety
This remedy is suitable for patients with fatigue and weakness problems. It will be an ideal option for the patient when he/she feels weakness, tiredness from performing even a slight exertion. A desire to lie down is also present. The exhaustion gets worse most of the times at night.
It is an important remedy to consider while managing the anxiety problems. Restlessness is also marked with the anxiety. It can also manage the diarrhea and vomiting symptoms apart from the above symptoms.
Gelsemium – Homeopathic Remedy for Dizziness, Weakness, Brain Fog in Post Covid Syndrome
Gelsemium is a natural remedy made from the bark of the root of a plant Gelsemium Sempervirens commonly called yellow jasmine. It belongs to the family of Loganiaceae. It is an ideal cure for complaints like dizziness and weakness. In addition, it is one of the best homeopathic remedies for fatigue that is followed by viral infections. The patient who needs this medicine suffers from drowsiness and dullness with dizziness and weakness. Muscle weakness and muscle ache also accompany. This homeopathic remedy also manages the concentration problems, brain fog and fixing attention issues with the dullness of the mind.
Kali Phos – For Marked Weakness after Physical or Mental Activity
It is the next homeopathic medicine for post-COVID syndrome, it is prescribed when the person experiences marked weakness in both physical and mental activities. Apart from the above symptoms, it can be used in sleeplessness, restlessness during the phase of sleep. It can also manage the symptoms of brain fog, anxiety, and depression.
Aconitum Napellus – Homeopathy for Anxiety in Post Covid Syndrome
Aconite is another well suited homeopathic remedy to cure anxiety problems like Arsenicum Album. It is extracted from the plant Aconitum Napellus commonly called monkshood. It belongs to the family of Ranunculaceae. It is one of the best options to choose when it comes to selecting a remedy for anxiety issues. The patient of this medicine feels restless with internal anxiety, they want to change or move their position frequently. They desire to do everything in a great hurry.
Rhus Tox – Homeopathic Medicine for Muscle or Joint Pain In Post Covid Syndrome
Rhus Tox tops the list of managing the joint or muscle pains. This remedy is ideal choice to relieve the pain as well as stiffness in the muscles as well as in the joints. Most people who experience this pain, it gets better by movement and gets worse by rest. They may experience swelling and redness in the joints.
Conium – Homeopathic Medicine for Post Covid Syndrome with Dizziness
Conium is an ideal choice when it comes to managing the symptom of dizziness. The dizziness may get worse on lying down, moving the head or eyes even slightly and turning in bed may also cause dizziness. It is also a helpful remedy to manage the concentration difficulty and weakness in the recovery phase of Covid-19. In most of the cases, the patient feels great weakness in the morning in bed.
China – For Loose Stool with Weakness
China is a natural homeopathic remedy made from the dried bark of plant Cinchona Officinalis also called Peruvian bark. It belongs to the family of rubiaceae. It is an ideal choice for weakness when the diarrhea is attended with weakness. The main features to consider are brownish loose stool passed with excessive flatulence. It is usually painless. The stool may contain undigested food particles in it and the odor may be foul in nature. The stool makes the person weaken. Abdominal gas may be present with the above-discussed symptoms.
Ipecac – Homeopathic Remedy for Post Covid Syndrome with Nausea
Ipecac is made from the dried root of the plant Cephaelis Ipecacuanha that belongs to the family of Rubiaceae. It is prescribed when there is distressing nausea. Excessive accumulation of saliva in the mouth is also present. Nausea may be constant and it may be accompanied by weakness. Empty belching may also occur with it. Abdominal gas may also be present. At times, vomiting of glairy, white mucus may occur.
Coffea Cruda – For Sleeplessness in Post Covid Syndrome
Coffea Cruda acts well in cases of sleeplessness in Post covid syndrome like Kali Phos. People needing this medicine remain restless in bed and tosses from side to side. They have constant thoughts in mind and the mind is replete with ideas. In addition, it is also suitable for managing insomnia after acute diseases.
Ignatia – For Depression Symptoms with PCS
Ignatia is one of the top-rated homeopathic medicines for depression-related symptoms. This medicine is made from the plant Ignatia Amara is commonly known as St. Ignatius Bean. It belongs to the family of Loganiaceae. The person who needs this medicine remains melancholic, sad and weep frequently. They desire to remain lonely and they remain irritable too. Mental dullness is also marked. At times, they experience mood swings from crying to laughing and sadness to happiness. Consolation makes them worse.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for more or less 12 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Dengue fever, Developmental Delay, Urethral Stricture, Sexual dysfunctions and disorders in males as well as females attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
Apart from Homeopathy, I am M.A in English Literature from Punjab University. I have been teaching English at Post Graduate National College Rawalpindi for 5 years. So I am holding two noble professions. I have written more than 6000 articles on different subjects. To be more specific I have authored different websites as well.