FEVER & CHILLS
Fever is defined as elevated body temperature in response to disease or illness. It is also called pyrexia, febrile , hyperthermia.
CAUSES OF FEVER :-
viral and bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections , malaria
Inflammatory condition such as rheumatoid arthritis , lupus.
Immunization such as diphtheria, tetanus, COVID vaccine.
Surgical trauma or crush injuries
Extreme sun burn .
SYMPTOMS OF FEVER :
Sensitivity to light .
Pain in joints
Eye pain or watering from eyes.
With high temperature confusion , convulsion, hallucination .
Inability to concentrate .
TYPES OF FEVER :
INTERMITTENT FEVER: In this condition temperature is elevated but falls to normal each day.
REMITTENT FEVER : fever nay come and go and the temperature fluctuates but never back to normal .
CONTINUOUS FEVER : it is condition in which the body temperature remain above normal level throughout the day but does not fluctuate more than 1 degree.
SUDDEN HIGH FEVER : sudden increase in the body temperature . It can cause tiredness , fatigue , bodyache, headache
RHEUMATIC FEVER : It is the inflammatory disease that can develop when strep throat or scarlet fever is not properly treated .
Based on duration :
1 ACUTE: Less than 7 days
2. SUBACUTE: upto 14 days
3. CHRONIC : more than 14 days .
Based on elevation of temperature :
Mild/ low grade fever : temperature varies from 100- 102 degree Fahrenheit.
Moderate grade fever : temperature varies from 102 -104 degree Fahrenheit.
High grade fever : temperature varies from 104- 106 degree Fahrenheit
Hyperpyrexia : more than 106 degree Fahrenheit .
FACTORS AFFECTING BODY TEMPERATURE :
WARNING SIGNS OF FEVER :
Temperature more than 103 degree fahrenheit .
Shortness of breathe .
Fever not subside in 48 hours.
Chest x-ray .
Urine analysis and Urine culture .
AYURVEDIC APPROACH OF FEVER :
In Ayurveda fever is compared with jwara . the site of origin of fever is stomach and it affects the agni which leads to production of ama and vitiated dosha . the channels that carry ama to the site of disease is rasa dhatu. Fever can be classified as vataja ,pittaja , kaphaja , agantuja , krodhaj ,kamaja, shokaja .
PANCHKARMA PROCEDURES FOR FEVER:
GOOD HERBS IN FEVER :
DIETARY AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES :
Add Old rice, barley, Porridge in diet
Fruits and vegetables like shigru, paravala , pomegranate etc.
Massage and rest cam help in improving the condition.
Staying in well ventilated room
Do not include junk foods in diet .
Do not drink contaminated water
Do not suppress natural urges.
Avoid bathing and sleeping in day time
Proper gap between meals and avoid overeating.
The foods which are heavy , unctuous, sweet and astringent are avoided .
Exposure to cpld environment .
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF FEVER:
1. Giloy Capsules
These herbal capsules are prepared from the extract of herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) that improves the immunity & prevent infections in the body. The antipyretic property of this herb reduces fever naturally. Giloy capsule shows antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, rejuvenating, immunomodulator, etc properties that relieve dengue fever signs and symptoms. These herbal tablets reduce Kapha dosha, detoxifies pitta dosha, & pacifies Vata dosha. This vati prevents all types of fever, deal with recurrent infection, cold, weakness, etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with normal water.
2. Amrit Tulsi Ras
CAC Amrit tulsi ras is Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) or tulsi is a powerful herb that has been used in Ayurveda and other traditional medical treatments in India for thousands of years. The small holy basil shrub with tiny flowers is considered a sacred plant in India. It was believed that the holy basil leaves had potent powers to flush out toxins from the body. People have tulsi water (water which has tulsi leaves soaked overnight) or chew on a tulsi leaf to improve overall health. Several health products are available with tulsi extracts to help treat cold, cough, and the flu.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2-3 drops twice daily with normal water.
3. Immuno Booster Tablet
It is a pure herbal combination that helps to build up immunity. it consists of effective levels of antioxidants. vitamin C and E circulate in the body to protect it against the damage caused by free radicals. it has natural immunity-boosting properties to prevent and ease cough, cold, headache, and infections. it provides quick relief from early signs of running nose, itching throat, body ache, and weakness. It consists of Giloy, Ashwagandha, Bala - 100 mg, Mulethi, Kali mirch, Lavang, Harar, Tulsi, etc
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
4. Detox Premium Powder
CAC DETOX PREMIUM POWDER is herbs-mineral sachets which are purely Ayurvedic formulation. These sachets mainly detox the body and eliminate toxic substances and help in proper metabolism of all the functions. This formulation acts at the level of the nervous system and facilitate proper conduction of signal impulse from the nerves to the muscles. These sachets have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and immune-modulator. The ingredients present in it are moti pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, Giloy satv, kamdudha ras, Jahar Mohra, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, sutshekhar ras, etc. These ingredients balance all the three doshas (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) and help in blood purification, reduces burning sensation, weakness, and hot flashes in patients. It reduces the level of high uric acid in the body. The powder is very beneficial in relieving discomfort, numbness, muscle ache, and reduces swelling of the pelvic region.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
5. Liver care tablet
CAC Liver Care Tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet of size 650 MG and is a purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Liver Care tablets help in balancing Pitta dosha. These tablets stimulate the growth of new liver cells, promote functions of liver, and improve blood flow from the liver. It helps in the treatment of fatty liver, Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Typhoid, hepatomegaly, and obstructive Jaundice. CAC Liver Care Tablets contains Ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinopora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
6. Platfer Tablet:
Platfer Tablet Boosts platelet count and reverse the thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) associated with dengue. It decreases the peripheral platelet destruction and strengthens the host immune system. Platfer tablets also helps reduce fever (antipyretic property) and protect the liver (hepatoprotective property). This herbal combination is prepared from herbs like Papaya (Carica papaya) and Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) which increases the platelet counts naturally. It provides good and effective results for patients. It increases the physical and mental strength of a person and builds up immunity.
Recommended Dosage : Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.