Don’t you hate when your ears feel clogged and you can’t hear yourself talk? No matter what you do they never seem to unclog themselves and it feels like you’re stuck in your own little bubble. When visiting your doctor for medication to help your ear infection they may not always prescribe antibiotics.
The reason they don’t always write you a prescription is that sometimes the infection is not caused by bacteria. If the infection is caused by bacteria, your doctor will prescribe you an antibiotic.
But if traditional medicine doesn’t seem to do the trick, check out these homeopathic remedies to get rid of that pesky ear infection!
Untreated Ear Infections
If left untreated, bacterial ear infections and lead to the following health problems:
- Loss of hearing
- Facial paralysis
It is best to treat your ear infections right away. First check with your doctor to make sure if your ear infection is bacterial or not. If it is not bacterial, go ahead and try homeopathic medicines!
Young children get ear infections more easily than adults. If your infection is not caused by bacteria inside of your ear canal, you may try and treat it with these homeopathic solutions.
Chamomilla is safe and often used in many commercial products. You can take chamomilla in many different ways such as orally, inhaled or topically. Since there are many ways to use chamomilla, there are different dosages, so make sure to discuss those with your doctor.
Pulsatilla is a flower that is often used in homeopathy to treat ear pain. You would usually use this medicine three times a day either dried, in tea or in alcohol. The dosage is 120 to 300 mg.
Colloidal silver was used to treat burns, infections and other wounds. Consult your doctor about how much of this homeopathic solution you should be taking.
Xylitol is a natural sugar found in fruits. You may also see it being used as an added sweetener. Xylitol is suspected to help stop bacteria which would prevent ear infections. The most common form is chewing gum. Chewing gum can be more than 50% more effective than lozenges.
Herbal Ear Drops
These are often used to treat earaches that stem from ear infections. Herbal remedies are more powerful and effective when treating infections rather than using anesthetic drops.
Las Vegas Homeopath
Homeopathic medicines are natural but they still are considered a medicine and will come with positive and negative side effects. Homeopathic solutions are a natural way to rid of infection and ailments in your body. If this is the route you think is best for you, discuss homeopathic options with your doctor or see Ahmed Masood, our advanced practitioner of homeopathy at Las Vegas Homeopath! Call us to schedule your appointment today!