Alternative therapies for allergies and asthma
About suffers from asthma or allergy one-third of the world’s population. In German-speaking countries alone, about 3.5 million people suffer from asthma. Over 30 million people suffer from allergies.
The number of people affected by asthma and allergies has been on the rise for several years now. The exact reasons for this are still poorly understood.
Suspected causes are environmental damage, genetically modified foods, excessive hygiene and the increasing use of various medications.
Asthma and allergies are on the rise
Experts predict that in a few years, one in two people will suffer from allergies or asthma. Asthma and allergies are serious diseases that often occur at a young age and can persist for life. Depending on the severity of the disease, the quality of life of those affected is significantly reduced.
Asthma and allergy diseases can also be fatal. Every year, about 6,000 people in German-speaking countries die from severe.000 people in German-speaking countries die from a severe asthma attack or an allergic shock, but also from the consequences of years of asthma or allergic disease (mainly from physical emaciation or weakness).
However, only about one third of people who suffer from asthma and/or allergies receive permanent treatment from a school doctor.
Similarly, conventional medical preparations for the treatment of these diseases are completely rejected by many sufferers or are not taken regularly.
Resistance to chemically produced drugs, too little effect and the occurrence of sometimes severe side effects are the main reasons for this.
Alternative medical treatment options
The desire of very many people affected by asthma or allergic diseases for alternative medical treatment methods is great. They expect them to provide more self-determination, fewer side effects, and last but not least, greater relief or even cure of their symptoms.
But the range of alternative medicine treatments is vast, almost unmanageable. European herbal medicine, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine or Ayurveda are just a few of the existing systems that offer various remedies and applications for the treatment of asthma and allergic diseases.
Not all sufferers want to consult a doctor who specializes in such an alternative medical field. The costs for such treatments are often very high and are not covered by most health insurances.
Therefore, many sufferers resort to folk remedies or over-the-counter medicines of the various alternative medical directions, and it is not surprising that the sale of alternative medicines via pharmacies and the Internet is booming.
Alternative therapies for allergies
Asthma, hay fever, intolerances, neurodermatitis, etc.
Freya Publishing House – 1. Edition 2020
Softcover with flaps – thread stitching – four colors throughout
numerous photos – 168 pages – format: 17 x 22 cm
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Information about the book
This book aims to address the needs of many sufferers. It provides well-prepared information on the various alternative medicine directions currently available to treat asthma and allergy conditions.
The book introduces these alternative medical approaches and then lists proven remedies and applications for the treatment of asthma and allergies.
The individual chapters also provide information on the dosage and type of application of the individual remedies, as well as information on possible
Intolerances as well as times when it is not advisable to take a particular remedy (such as during pregnancy).
The focus is always on those means and applications that readers can perform themselves. People affected by asthma and/or allergies can use this book to get a quick overview of different alternative medicine approaches and their remedies and applications, and then make a self-determined decision.
The aim of the book is to provide readers with all the information they need to make an informed decision about a treatment that suits their condition.
About the author
Simone Philipp Is a herbal expert with a focus on alternative cures for asthma and allergy disorders.