This disease is caused by species of mosquito which belong to Aedes type of virus. Dengue fever gets transmitted and infects the blood with the bite of this mosquito. This disease is highly communicable and spreads from one infected body to another. This disease infects huge masses in great number especially in Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, Southern China, Africa, Mexico, etc. This spreads mainly in the tropical areas across the globe.

Dengue Symptoms

Some characteristic symptoms of dengue are sudden high fever, severe headache, joint and muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, skin rash, also pain under the eyes. These symptoms should be properly analyzed and it’s better to go through a test to get the confirmation because similar symptoms can sometimes be experienced during flu or a viral infection. People with a weak immune system are prone to more risk from dengue infection or dengue fever.

Dengue Homeopathic treatment

Eupatorium Perfoliatum is considered to be one of the best homeopathic medicines for dengue fever. It helps in the muscle and joints pain that occur during this fever.

Another homeopathic medicine to cure dengue is Gelsemium. This medicine is for those patients that experience utmost weakness and prostration in the body.

Bryonia is another homeopathic remedy which increases the thirst of the patient which leads to more motion. The intense pains in the limbs and upper body are aggravated by motion. This medicine causes intense thirst and dryness in the mouth due to which a patient consumes large quantities of water.

This treatment is used all over the world and has shown very effective results. The reason for this is that Homeopathy does not try to tackle individual viruses. It strengthens the body’s immunity and allows it to form antibodies against the offending antigens. These offending antigens may be viruses or bacteria.

Dengue Ayurvedic treatment

This treatment is done using the herbs and making remedies from those herbs. These remedies are prepared using compositions of 2-3 or more herbs other ayurvedic products. In dengue fever, this treatment is highly effective and has no side effects which may accrue from other kinds of treatments.

1) Mix 360 mg of Shunthi Churna with 125 mg of Hinguleshwar and now take this mixture at least 4 times daily, you may take with tea or hot water. If case the temperature of the patient rises beyond 104°F (40°C), then you may apply cold pad, on the forehead till the temperature subsides.

2) Another ayurvedic medicine used for treatment of dengue fever is tulsi (holy basil). Medicinal properties of tulsi are very useful in ayurvedic therapy. The leaves of tulsi are used to produce soothing effect on the nervous system. Tulsi leaves strengthen the stomach and induce copious perspiration.

3) Amrutharistam, Amruthottaram kashayam, sudarsanam gulika, Pachanamrutham kashayam can be given for treatment.

Dengue Allopathic treatment

There are a several number of medicines which doctors prescribe to cure the effects caused by dengue fever. Generally pain relievers like Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is recommended for treatment of pain and fever. Aspirin, other salicylates, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be avoided. Good amount of rest and large quantities of liquids should be consumed to curb the effects of dengue fever. There is no vaccine available as such but a number of precautions like distancing oneself from unclean surroundings, maintaining proper hygiene and preventing accumulation of dirty water around home and surroundings are some ways to stop spread of mosquitoes which may cause harmful disease like dengue.

There are a number of precautions we can take up to stop the spread and breeding of mosquitoes around our homes. Some ways are to keep surroundings clean and germ free. Changing water regularly in the bird baths, water dishes, coolers etc. Keep special vigilance if one of your family members gets infected by dengue fever because there are more chances of others getting infected,