Tonsillitis is the acute inflammation of the tonsils. The tonsils are a group of small rounded organs in the pharynx. They are consisting of lymphocytes and macrophages. It opens to the surface of the pharynx. Basically tonsils are a multiple aggregation of large lymphatic nodules embedded in a mucous membrane.
They are arranged in a ring at the junction of the oral cavity and pharynx. Their lymphocytes respond to infectious agents that are swallowed with food and inspired air. Palatine tonsils are generally removed during a tonsillectomy it situates in the tonsillar fossae between the pharyngopalatine and glossopalatine arches.
The paired lingual tonsils are located at the base of the tongue. And the pharyngeal tonsil is fixed in the posterior wall of the naso-pharynx. sore throat, fever, headache, and pain in various parts of the body, difficulty in swallowing and general weakness are the common symptoms of tonsillitis. Tonsil also turns to become red.
Causes for Tonsillitis
The main reasons of tonsillitis are a toxic condition of the system, it suddenly lowers the vitality, it may be result of exposure and sudden chill. When the toxins cannot be expelled out of body through the normal channels of elimination such as the bowels, kidneys and skin, it results in enlargement of an inflammation of tonsils. It may also be result of chronic constipation, though in constipation the toxins are reabsorbed into the bloodstream.
Yogic cure :: Yoga Treatment for Tonsillitis
The tonsillitis patients have to do three things:
(i) Regular practice of selected yoga asanas,
(iii)Proper hygienic care.
Warm saline-water gargle. Beside the above mentioned asana and pranayama practice of yoga nidra, concentration and meditation gives the best result.
YogaNidra is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. YogaNidra brings an incredible calmness, quietness and clarity. It has great Therapeutics values.
Slightly warm liquid fruit juices to be taken frequently
Avoid taking very hot or very cold food.
Stop consuming sweets and fried food materials
Neatness and cleanliness should be maintained in every day life as much as possible.