LED phototherapy with polarized light for childhood illnesses

CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES ALLERGIC ASTHMA Accompanied by a temporary narrowing of the bronchi, which is experienced by the patient as attacks of breathlessness, dyspnea, a suffocating sensation, and wheezing. The patient feels like air is trapped in his/her chest, and it takes an effort to blow it out. These symptoms can trigger palpitations and agitation. In milder cases the symptoms of asthma include coughing and tightness in the chest. Symptoms can occur in response to exertion or during the night. Just as with hay fever, depending on the triggering allergen, symptoms can be present seasonally or all year around. They are also frequently accompanied by hay fever and food allergies. Strengthening of the immune system is very important in the complementary therapy of pediatric asthma. Treatment ■ in children treatment of the thymus, in adults the treatment of the solar plexus and the hili of the lungs (fourth intercostal space along the sternum) are recommended. Color therapy ■ the color green is recommended for the thymus and the hili of the lungs. SINUSITIS This is an inflammation of the sinus cavities. It can be recognized by headache and facial pain, symptoms that are triggered by bending down or coughing, and an additional symptom is a sensation of pressure on the top of the head. A doctor should be consulted in all cases, because antibiotic treatment is likely unavoidable. Treatment ■ the upper jaw and the frontal bone (forehead) should be treated twice daily for 8 to 10 minutes as a complementary therapy; additionally, treat the thymus and lymph glands situated under the jawbone (in children, treat the sternum). Color therapy ■ the anti-inflammatory effect of the color green is beneficial for healing. BRONCHITIS Polarized light therapy (used as a complementary treatment) can accelerate this illness running its course. Treatment ■ the mucosa of the throat and the pharynx, the maxillary lymph nodes on the front side of the neck, the hili of the lung on both sides of the sternum and the area under the shoulder blades, and the thymus in children, twice daily for 6 to 8 minutes. Color therapy ■ the color green as an anti-inflammatory treatment, blue for lymph nodes. EAR PAIN Middle ear infections In response to ear pain children frequently touch their ears, or the ears may be extremely sensitive to pressure. Hearing can deteriorate, moreover, neglected illness can lead to permanent hearing loss. See your doctor as soon as possible – do not wait until your child’s eardrum has to be lanced! Otitis externa A skin disease, inflammation of the external ear canal that is accompanied by severe pain, caused in most cases by water entering the ear canal. The child should be examined by a doctor in all cases, because frequently antibiotic treatment is unavoidable. In such cases the lamp should be used as a complementary treatment. Treatment ■ as a complementary treatment, 6 to 8 minutes, 2 to 3 times a day, treating both ears. Color therapy ■ the color green alleviates inflammation of the ears, then orange strengthens the immune system. CYSTITIS Cystitis develops frequently during childhood, but can also occur in adults, mainly women. It is accompanied by frequent urination and abdominal pain. Its treatment is important, because recurrent cystitis may lead to infertility in adulthood. Drink a lot of fluids! Polarized light therapy is recommended as a complementary treatment. Treatment ■ ▪ treat the ovaries and the abdomen for 10 minutes each, repeat after 20 minutes. Color therapy ■ the use of the color orange is recommended. FRONTAL SINUSITIS This is an inflammation of the sinus cavities. It can be recognized by headache and facial pain, symptoms that are triggered by bending down or coughing, and an additional symptom is a sensation of pressure on the top of the head. A doctor should be consulted in all cases, because antibiotic treatment is likely unavoidable. Treatment ■ the upper jaw and the frontal bone (forehead) should be treated twice daily for 8 to 10 minutes as a complementary therapy; additionally, treat the thymus and lymph glands situated under the jawbone (in children, treat the sternum). Color therapy ■ the anti-inflammatory effect of the color green is beneficial for healing. COLDS Characterized by nasal discharge and stuffiness. Treatment is best started when the first symptoms appear. To prevent complications such as sinusitis, nasal spray or nasal drops are recommended for the alleviation of stuffiness. Treatment ■ in addition to the nasal mucosa, the maxillary and frontal sinuses should also be treated. Recommendation: 2 to 3 sessions daily, 8 to 10 minutes per session. Color therapy ■ the calming effect of the color blue and the anti-inflammatory effect of green are beneficial. COUGHING Coughing can be triggered by many things. It is worth identifying the underlying cause then basing the treatment on this information, or, if possible, eliminate the cause (for example mold in or around the bed). Treatment ■ the mucosa of the throat and the pharynx, the maxillary lymph nodes on the front side of the neck, the hili of the lung on both sides of the sternum and the area under the shoulder blades, and the thymus in children, twice daily for 6 to 8 minutes. Color therapy ■ the color green as an anti-inflammatory treatment, blue for lymph nodes. CONJUNCTIVITIS Inflammation of the conjunctiva due to various causes, accompanied by a burning, itching, prickling sensation. Usually local treatment is used, with the help of a cream. A chamomile compress and rinsing the eye can be very helpful in the alleviation of the inflammation and its symptoms. Treatment ■ 4 to 6 minutes of treatment daily, treat both eyes while closed, two weeks of treatment is recommended. Color therapy ■ the calming effect of the color blue and the anti-inflammatory effect of green may contribute to healing. COMMON COLD The common cold can be accompanied by a variety of symptoms such as rhinitis, coughing or a sore throat. If present, these symptoms should be treated individually based on the appropriate

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