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Measles
What is it?
Rubeola or measles is spread by direct or close contact and, after an incubation period of eight to 15 days causes fever, a dry cough and sore eyes, followed by brownish -pink rash over the entire body. Complications arising from measles, which are common in adults, include ear infections, pneumonia and, rarely, brain inflammation, Warning Measles is a notifiable disease and you must report any suspected case to your doctor.
Symptoms:
Skin rash, dry cough, sore eye
Conventional Practice:
There is no cure for measles, although secondary ear infections or pneumonia respond to antibiotics. Conventional advise to measles patient is to rest, drink extra fluids and take paracetamol to reduce fever and ease discomfort.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
  Homoeopathy
  Homoeopathy aims to treat the whole person. Illness is seen as a sign of disharmony or inner imbalance. More Info
   



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