Treating Whooping Cough with Homeopathy
Pertussis is a contagious respiratory disease, caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis.
Early Symptoms Usually start with cold-like symptoms and maybe a mild cough or fever, can last for 1 to 2 weeks and usually include: Runny nose, Low-grade fever (generally minimal throughout the course of the disease) Mild, occasional cough, Apnea – a pause in breathing.
Pertussis in its early stages appears to be nothing more than the common cold. Therefore, healthcare professionals often do not suspect or diagnose it unless or until the more severe symptoms appear.
Later-stage Symptoms of Pertussis, after 1 to 2 weeks if the disease progresses, include: Paroxysms (fits) of many, rapid coughs followed by a high-pitched “whoop” sound, Vomiting (throwing up) during or after coughing fits, Exhaustion (very tired) after coughing fits.