Treating Shingles with Colloidal Silver
Shingles is a skin condition which is a severe type painful of skin rash and is caused due to a virus which makes people with weak immune system its victims. Shingles appear in patches or strips on the body and mostly targets adults.
Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After chickenpox, this virus subsides in your body but may get active again and cause shingles. Shingles is not a very severe condition but it causes a lot of pain. Some people who suffered from this condition even reported nerve pain long after the shingles was treated.
Doctors mostly prescribe painkillers and creams for shingles which take a long time to work. Instead, people now resolved to use herbal remedies to cure such conditions. Colloidal Silver has been proved as one of the most effective natural treatment remedies for shingles.
Common Symptoms of Shingles
Shingles symptoms appear slowly. At first, you may feel a light headache and the feeling of flu and then the rest the symptoms will start showing up:
- Mild fever
- Pain and uncomfortable tingling feeling on the rashes.
- Touching the rashes increases pain as they are sensitive.
- Blisters that are filled with fluid. These blisters burst after a while.
- Fatigue, weakness, dizziness and sensitivity to light.
The biggest symptom is when long patches of rash appear on the body, mostly in the form of strips.
A person suffering from shingles shouldn’t eat food which contains arginine. These foods include tomatoes, peanuts, chocolate, sugar, etc. Instead, your diet should include food that contains lysine, such as all meats, cheese, dairy products, apples, etc.
This will help to boost the speed of the treatment of the shingles.
Colloidal Silver for Treating Shingles
Colloidal silver is a blend of very small super microscopic metallic silver particles and colloidal base. Dr. James Balch mentioned colloidal silver in his book which he wrote with his wife, ‘Prescriptions for Natural Healing’. “A natural antibiotic that has shown effectiveness in treating shingles. Can be taken internally and used topically.” (p. 622)
This proves that colloidal silver is widely used by patients to treat the shingles. Mostly people use colloidal silver externally on the shingles itself. You can find many high quality colloidal silver creams in pharmacies. The smaller the size of the silver particles in colloidal silver, the better they sink into the rash and treat the condition.
Various Other Benefits of Colloidal Silver
Although this suspension is very beneficial for many diseases, its extended use can cause the silver particles to settle in the user’s skin, eyes, etc. There are no other reported side effects of Colloidal Silver and so, it is perfect to use for sudden shingles breakouts.
Colloidal Silver has many other benefits such as it kills bacteria, cures wounds and skin conditions, cold and flu, anti-inflammation and antiviral.
Colloidal Silver is also widely used by people with chest congestions as it has proved to soothe asthma.