Tonsillitis is a condition where people experience inflammation or swelling in their tonsils. This condition is very common among children and under tonsillitis people even notice yellow or white coating on the swollen tonsils and endure symptoms like high fever with chills, difficulty swallowing, throat pain, headache, cough and so on. Tonsillitis can be triggered due to several factors like infections caused by virus and bacteria and also due to allergies. Learning about tonsillitis and treating them on time is very crucial to avoid certain complications, if left untreated this tonsillitis can even trigger the symptoms of other chronic conditions like as sinusitis and asthma. Luckily, Homeopathy treatment works very effectively in treating these swollen tonsils without using any invasive procedures.
What is Tonsillitis?
Before discussing about tonsillitis, let us talk about tonsils. Tonsils are the lymph nodes located at the back of our throat. You can’t notice them under normal conditions, but you can see them when they get infected or swollen. These tonsils play an important role in protecting our body, they prevent virus and bacteria from entering our body. During this process of trapping bacteria and virus, sometimes these tonsils themselves get infected. When got infected, these two tonsils get inflamed and this condition is known as tonsillitis.
Types of Tonsillitis
Based on the frequency of attacks, causes and severity, tonsillitis is classified into different types namely
- Acute tonsillitis
- Recurrent tonsillitis
- Chronic tonsillitis
- Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) or Quinsy
- Tonsillar hyperplasia
Tonsillitis is mostly seen in children and young people, as they have low immunity when compared to elders. It is highly contagious and spreads easily among children in schools and others play areas. Usually, removal of infected tonsils (or tonsillectomy) is recommended for people suffering from recurrent and chronic tonsillitis in order to avoid further complications.
What are the causative factors of tonsillitis?
Tonsillitis is mainly caused due to infections caused due to different virus and bacteria.
- Different viruses like Adenovirus, Rhinovirus, Influenza virus or flu, Coronavirus, Respiratory syncytial virus, Herpes simplex virus, Epstein Barr virus and Cytomegalovirus causes Tonsillitis.
- Different bacteria like Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, Chlamydia pneumonia, Bordetella pertussis and Fusobacterium SP causes Tonsillitis.
Risk factors of Tonsillitis
Below are few factors which trigger the risk of tonsillitis
- Young age
- Low or weak immunity
- Weather changes
- Exposure to germs
What are the symptoms of Tonsillitis
Here few common symptoms mostly seen in people suffering from tonsillitis
- Pain and discomfort while swallowing
- Sore throat
- Red and inflamed tonsils
- visibility of white or yellow spots on swollen tonsils
- High fever with chills
- Severe cough
- Bad breath
- Pain in neck and ear
How does Homeopathy helps to control Tonsillitis?
Homeopathy is highly recommended for people suffering from tonsillitis, especially for children. Homeopathy is safe to use for children, natural remedies used in homeopathy are natural, mild and at the same time are very effective. It mainly controls tonsillitis by improving immunity and self- healing nature of the body. Homeocare International offers the most effective treatment for tonsillitis and has a high success rate. It uses constitutional homeopathy treatment and treats tonsillitis naturally without going for any invasive procedures and also reduces the risk of re-occurrence.