Fever refers to an increase in body temperature. Our body temperatures vary throughout the day and maintaining a body temperature within a certain range is the characteristics of all warm blooded animals. However due to the invasion of certain foreign bodies like bacteria and virus or due to certain infections, our immune system elevates the temperature of the body and the condition is known as fever. It should be noted that most of the fevers are beneficial to the bodily systems as it helps to fight off the disease but if the fever increases above a certain threshold level it can become potentially dangerous. Another related phenomenon called hyperthermia is often confused with fever, as the former increases the body temperature as well, but it should not be considered as fever but body's failing response to deal with extremely hot environment.
Fever treatment in Delhi with Ayurveda and many other treatments of chronic as well as critical diseases have taken a new dimension with the opening up of the modern Ayurvedic multispecialty clinic of Mahaaushudhi.com and opened up new avenues with the assistance of some of the country's top Ayurvedic medical practitioners. But before we seek to know about traditional medicines let us have some facts about fever.
What is fever?
Clinical facts and determining complexities are important prior to our discussion on fever treatment in Delhi with Ayurveda. Fever refers to a condition of a sudden or gradual raise in bodily temperature. The normal body temperature of human body is 98.6 degree Fahrenheit. If the temperature increases to about 100.4 degree Fahrenheit or more the condition is medically considered as fever.
As has been already stated, light fever if not accompanied by other uncomfortable symptoms should go untreated as it is a normal mechanism of the immune system to elevate the temperature to fight off the invasion of bacteria or virus. But it often happens that fever is accompanied by cough and cold, headache, pain in the joints, fatigue and even nausea which can lead to convulsion. Then we need a medical attention.
Fever is the body's response to invasion of foreign body like bacteria, virus, chemicals and toxins that can potentially cause harm to the overall system of the body. These foreign substances causing fever is known as Pyrogen. Presence of Pyrogen instructs the hypothalamus to raise the temperature of the body and this causes fever. Fever is often accompanied by feeling of chill, nausea, weakness, a general decrease in the overall vitality of the body.
The fever can be diagnosed with a clinical thermometer. The thermometer is most suitably placed under the tongue with the mouth closed and it is kept there for about one minute .If the temperature reading shows a temperature higher than 100.4 degree Fahrenheit, you should consult a doctor.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Fever
Ayurveda believes that there is a clear relation between fever and our food habits and not only that, by effectively boosting body's natural immunity power many types of fever can be prevented or cured rather than taking course of harmful fever reducing modern allopathic drugs and this is the precise reason why fever treatment in Delhi with Ayurveda in multispecialty clinic of Mahaaushudhi.com presupposes the use of natural medications and herbs. In case of common fever the doctors usually recommends eating lots of fruit and water. A broth of cinnamon, pepper and honey is the Ayurvedic recipe for tackling with the fever. Spicy food should be strictly avoided. A bath in warm water helps to alleviate fever.