A Viral fever is any fever that’s caused by an underlying viral illness. A variety of viral infections can affect humans, from the common cold to the flu. Fevers are often a sign that your body is fighting off some type of bacterial or viral infection.

What causes viral fever

A viral fever is caused by infection with a virus. Viruses are very small infectious agents. They infect and multiply within the cells of your body. A fever is your body's way of fighting off a virus. Many viruses are sensitive to change in temperature, so sudden increase in your body temperature makes you less hostile to the viruses.

Routes of becoming infected

  • Inhalation: Sneezing or coughing, inhaled droplets of infected person  
  • Ingestion: Food and drinks can be contaminated with the virus
  • Bites: Insects and other animals can carry other viruses which sting or bites one infected person and also bites that healthy person   
  • Body fluids: Exchanging body fluids with someone who has viral infection 

Symptoms and Prevention of viral fever

Viral fevers can range in temperature from 99 F to over 103 F, depending on the underlying virus. If you have a viral fever, you might have some of these general symptoms:
  • Chills
  • Sweating
  • Dehydration
  • Headache
  • Muscles ache and pain
  • A feeling of weakness
  • Loss of appetite 

Diet and Regimen for Viral fevers

  • Do not eat and drink out side and roadside foods.
  • Keep yourself hydrated 
  • Drink liquids and eat foods having Vitamin C
  • Consume liquid diet and light diet with plenty of fruit in it
  • Adequate rest is necessary

Homeopathic Treatment of viral fevers 

Homeopathy has a very good scope in treating all fevers. Homeopathy takes into account over all picture of fever totality & disease picture. It takes into account the physical and mental makeup of person and treats each person individually. Remedies like Arsenicum album, Influenzinum , Belladonna, Bryonia, Gelsemium, Rhus tox, Eupatorim perf., etc can help curing viral fever as well as post viral cough completely without any distress to patients.

Homeopathic medicines can be best & safest choice to treat viral fevers, in this era of modern medicine.

Sweet pills works wonders for kids too. 

Remember not self- medicate, take homeopathic medicines under the supervision of a Homeopathic Physician)