How to treat allergies in children
Allergies - is the most common disease in the world. Some remember her in the spring, during flowering lush, others suffer from it year round. Bronchial asthma, hay fever, dermatitis, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, drug and food diathesis diagnosed in an increasing number of children. The reason for this - to improperly use of antibiotics and other drugs, environmental troubles of big cities, lowered immunity, unhealthy diet, heredity.
Instruction how to treat allergies in children
Show the child specialist at the first suspicion of allergy. It is important to diagnose it before the onset of severe symptoms. The reason for concern is the duration of a cold, bouts of sneezing, itchy nose, watery eyes, eye redness, rash, swelling, difficulty breathing. Examine the baby as soon as possible, if you do have allergies, as the incidence of this disease depends on genetic predisposition.
The doctor will determine the allergen and prescribe medication. Treatment chemicals remove the primary symptoms of allergies, but from the disease itself does not deliver. Fixed assets, reduce the severity of allergies - antihistamines. These drugs reduce the production of histamine - a substance that causes inflammation in allergy. Most often they are used to treat hay fever, allergic rhinitis, itching dermatoses. the first-generation drugs ( "Diphenhydramine", "Tavegil", "Suprastin") causes drowsiness, is now set up more effective and safe second-generation drugs ( "Zyrtec", "Kestin" "Claritin"). They are more durable and do not have a sedative effect.
In more severe cases, a good effect is given corticosteroids, are derivatives of the hormone cortisone. They have a specific anti-allergic effect. Bronchodilators expand the walls of the bronchial tubes and ease breathing during asthma attacks. Use for mild forms of allergic rhinitis decongestant drops and nasal sprays, but always after consultation with the doctor.
Specific immunotherapy - is the most modern and effective method that rids the body of an allergy, not just eases the symptoms. This method has long been used around the world. The principle of it - in the regular use of drugs, which are based on the specific allergens that are the cause of your child's illness. The patient is exposed to the allergen by gradually increasing the dose to achieve the effect of the lack of response of the organism.
If a child diagnosed allergic diathesis, translate it into a balanced diet. General recommendations - reducing the amount of carbohydrates, fats and salt. Excludes the butter, eggs, nuts, legumes, condiments and spices, soft drinks, crisps, chocolate, citrus fruits, eggs. For these children, food boil, simmer or bake but not fry. Soak in cold water, potato, other vegetables, cereals before cooking. When diathesis prescribers, reduce itching, vitamin therapy course. Locally allergic diathesis treated with an ointment therapy, lotions, used ultraviolet irradiation. Apply bath with a succession or oak bark.
Complementary therapies are used for general maintenance of the body, with the doctor's permission. These methods include acupuncture and homeopathy. Acupuncture safely, practically devoid of side effects. Sometimes, using it even manages to reduce the frequency of attacks of asthma. Homeopathy - a very effective method, but the result will be soon. The main thing to find a competent expert and comply with all its provisions. The method - a gradual setting harmonious whole organism, and in particular, the immune system. The child is assigned a course receive a specially compiled pills. Begin taking the drug with a very low dose and gradually increase them, in accordance with the formulas prescribed vrachom homeopath. During the treatment, the child can get rid of at the same time from multiple allergens. To begin such treatment is desirable in remission.
Use the recipes of traditional medicine, but always with the consent of their physician. Pour a spoonful of sage glass of milk and bring to a boil. Strain again, let boil, cool and let the baby on a tablespoon three times a day between meals and overnight. Pour cup of boiling water a tablespoon of mint, lemon balm and chamomile, offer your baby a spoonful for dnya.Sdelayte collection of marjoram, rose hips, blackberry leaves, Leonurus and peppermint. Pour 2 teaspoons of herbs cup of boiling water. Give your child several times a day for 50 ml.