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Acupressure treatment for bronchitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the trachea & bronchus caused either by virus or bacteria. May be followed by bronchitis,

coryza, measles, influenza and whooping cough. Bronchitis is more common in people living in cold, damp, foggy & dusty environment. Cigarette & bidi smoking is also responsible for such infection. Exposure to household smoke from biofuel especially in villagers is almost always present.

Bronchitis can be:

•  Acute

•  Chronic

Symptoms of bronchitis:

•  Unproductive (dry) cough.

•  Pain and discomfort in the upper chest

•  Tightness in chest

•  Breathlessness with wheezing

•  Cough becomes productive after a few days starting with scanty sputum followed by mucopurulent and copious sputum; sometimes with blood.

•  Fever develops when the infection extends down.

Investigations:

Chest X-ray

Blood-ESR-T&D (neutrophillia is present

Acupressure treatment of bronchitis:

CV 17, 21

Sp 6, 16

GV 12

L 1,8

H 3

St 40

GB 20

SI 14

LI 4, 10

UB 10,11, 12,13,14,36,38, 41

Reflex points: chest, lung, large intestine, diaphragm, adrenal gland, kidney.

 

 

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