Medicinal treatments for colds in the elderly
Medical treatment of colds in the elderly Elderly people are very susceptible to colds because of their visceral dysfunction, lack of righteousness, and weak constitution.
Once a cold, there are often no typical symptoms, the onset is relatively slow, and it is easy to be ignored.
If not treated in time, dysentery may be caused by a new cold.
Therefore, it is necessary to be vigilant at the beginning of a cold for the elderly who are frail and sick.
Among various therapies for colds in the elderly, dietary supplementation is easy to implement and is a better adjuvant therapy.
Here are some dietary methods.
Pulmonary Qi Deficiency Syndrome: In addition to the common symptoms of colds, clinical features of gout (or cold), fever, cough, and shortness of breath are the main characteristics, pale tongue, thin white fur, and floating pulse.
Medicinal diet: a large Sydney, 50 Sichuan peppercorns, 50 grams of flour, 30 grams of rock sugar.
Peel the skin of the pear, poke about 50 small holes evenly on the surface, and press the Sichuan peppercorns into the holes one by one.
Add the right amount of water to the dough, knead it into a dough, roll it into a thin crust, wrap it on the surface of the pear, and cook it with hot firewood charcoal, or bake it in an oven.
Take the pear, peel off the outer skin, and cut off the Sichuan peppercorns.
Put the rock sugar in the pot, add a little water to make the sugar juice, and pour it on the pears.
This “Chuanhua Pepper Pear” is mild in medicine and can be cured for those with weak lungs, cold feeling, and cold and hot cough.
Spleen Qi Deficiency Syndrome: In addition to the common symptoms of colds, the clinical features of chills and fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, fatigue, and abdominal distension are characterized by pale tongue, tooth marks, thin white fur, and weak pulse.
Medicinal diet: 1 catfish (about 150 grams to 200 grams), 15 grams to 20 grams of astragalus, 9 grams of fried scallion shells.
Wash the catfish and remove the gills, scales, and internal organs.
First fry astragalus and scallion shells. After 30 minutes, stir-fry the anchovies. After the fish is cooked, add a small amount of ginger and salt to taste. Take the soup and drink.
Fish, astragalus and spleen, spleen shell to reconcile mid-air, three flavors combined, has the effect of nourishing qi.
It is completely suitable for cold drinks of the elderly with spleen qi deficiency and can also be used for other chronic diseases caused by spleen and qi deficiency.
Spleen and Lung Qi Deficiency Syndrome: In addition to common symptoms, it is clinically characterized by chills, fever, cough, and abdominal distension, pale tongue and white fur, and weak pulses.
Medicinal diet: 30 grams of fresh yam, 20 grams of lily, 10 grams of almonds (peeled), 60 grams of previous rice, 15 grams of ginger, 2 scallion stems.
The first 4 flavors of porridge, the last 2 flavors of decoction, eat with rice porridge.
It has the effects of strengthening the spleen and spleen, moistening the lungs, relieving cough, and asthma, etc. It is suitable for the elderly with spleen and lung qi deficiency.
Elderly people with small appetite can reduce it in proportion.
Spleen-yang deficiency: In addition to the common symptoms, clinical features are chills, fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, and abdominal distension. The moss is thin, white and greasy, and the pulse is slow.
Medicinal diet: one quail, 30 grams of yam, 15 grams of Codonopsis, 10 grams of ginger, and 3 grams of cinnamon.
First quail hair and viscera, wash, cut into pieces, cook with the last 4 flavors, season with a small amount of salt.
After 30 minutes, eat meat and drink soup.
Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency: In addition to the common symptoms, the clinical features are chills and fever, nasal cold, runny nose, warm limbs, backache, cold knees, and fatigue.
The tongue is tender or tooth-marked, the tongue is pale, the fur is white and smooth, and the pulses are heavy and weak.
Medicinal diet: yellow dog meat 500 grams to 2000 grams, cinnamon, cumin, star anise, apple, ginger, salt each amount.
Wash the dog meat and cut into pieces, add the seasoning and cook.
Dog meat is to warm the spleen and stomach, star anise and other seasonings are warmed in advance. The combination of various flavors has the effect of nourishing kidney yang, warming the spleen and stomach, and is most feasible for elderly people with spleen-yang deficiency.
If you feel the cold again, you can add green onions in the seasoning and simmer.