ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How to fight strep throat without antibiotics

Updated on January 11, 2017

Every year millions of people get infected with strep throat. While the cause of a sore throat can be traced back to a flu virus, strep throat is actually caused by the streptococcal bacteria. Most often but not always do the accompanying symptoms include headache, fever, nausea and pain during swallowing.

If not treated properly and immediately the bacteria has a chance to spread and eventually cause further illness such as rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever is a serious condition which will weaken your body severely. It takes a lot longer to recover from rheumatic fever than from strep throat. Practicing preventive medicine and paying immediate attention to alarming symptoms are your first step in fighting the foreign invaders that cause such agonizing, weakening and painful symptoms.

The traditional way of combating strep throat is a ten-day regimen of antiobiotic treatment. Usually 24 hours after starting the dosage the infected person is no longer contagious. But what exactly are antibiotics ? Antibiotics are in a sense another foreign invader which is sent into our blood stream to kill the bacteria that has caused the infection. Unfortunately, it doesn’t just kill the strep bacteria but also the good bacteria within our digestive tract. That is why we are told to eat live cultures such as a plain yoghurt or we can supplement this loss with acidophilus and bifidus capsules.

Aloe Vera Juice

Many of us know the aloe vera plant. Its succulent gel is applied onto sunburnt skin giving us instant relief. Not many of us know the long list of medical conditions aloe vera juice has a positive effect on. As a matter of fact, the juices of this ancient plant contains over 200 healing compounds, including vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acis, sugar molecules, etc. One of the star ingredient is a sugar molecule known as Acemannan. It is believed that this Acemannan is the power ingredient that plays a big role in fighting infections and inflammations. There is no other plant on the planet that carries such a great amount of Acemannan.

For this remedy to be effective you have to drink a lot of Aloe Vera Juice. For that reason it is important that you get your aloe vera from a reliable source. It shouldn't contain any components of the leaf as this can cause diarrhea, only really the innerleaf sap. Plus, your aloe vera juice needs to be at least 95% pure. Drink one liter of aloe juice, divided into four servings. Repeat this on day two as well. On day three you can reduce the amount to three quarters of a liter. On day four you reduce it to half a liter.

Drink plenty of water in between. Water helps wash out debris and foreign invadors.

In addition to drinking lots of aloe vera juice, eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Avoid meat and anything that contains flour. Avoid sugar and coffee. Consider deep breathing exercises. Most fruits and vegetables are metabolized into alkaline ash. Meat, flour, sugar, coffee are metabolized into acidic ash. Bacteria love acidic ash and they hate alkaline ash. Besides, doing deep breathing exercises offers the cells lots of oxygen. Oxygen is another fighting force against foreign invadors.


Be aware of the following

There is no guarantee that this will work on everybody. The strep bacteria is very aggressive. So listen to your body very carefully. If your symptoms have not improved after 24-36 hours of drinking pure aloe vera juice and following an alkaline-friendly diet, seek the assistance of a medical doctor or Naturopath.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)