Tonsillitis is also called as Adenoid infection. It is a part of glandular infection. At the back of your throat, two masses of tissue called tonsils, which act as a filter, trapping germs that could otherwise enter your airways and cause infection. They also produce antibodies to fight infection. But sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected overwhelmed by bacteria or virus, they swell and become inflamed, that is tonsillitis. Tonsillitis occurs mainly in children, but rarely in children less than 2 years of age.
This is usually common in children with less immunity, it will be very tender and painful, children will suffer very badly, there may be increased temperature, ear pain, headache, hoarseness of voice, loss of appetite, coughing.
WHAT IS TONSILLITIS?
Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils caused by bacteria or viral infections, tonsils are 2 small rounded masses of tissue that can be seen in the back of throat they are composed of tissue similar to the lymph nodes or glands and are part of immune system.
Tonsils are thought to help protect the body from infection during the first year of life. They do not appear to be essential for immune function in later life.
CAUSES OF TONSILLITIS?
- Streptococcus bacteria.
- Influenza virus.
- Epstein-bar virus.
- Parainfluenza virus.
- Herpes simplex virus.
TREATMENTS OF TONSILLITIS IN AYURVEDA:
Based on the manifestation of the disease and conditions like acute or chronic, treatments vary in ayurveda. Usually when it comes to children, tonsillitis is usually associated with their upper respiratory tract infections and along with that there would be low immunity system. By considering all these factors, one can get appropriate treatments in Ayurveda and can easily be managed.
Tonsillitis can be easily cured by simple medicines without any side effects in Ayurveda and the authentic medications which are available in Healing Earth Multispeciality Ayurveda Hospital are added advantages.