I have swollen glands, difficult breathing

Swollen glands refer to enlargement of the lymph glands. These glands are present under the jaw, under the chin, around the neck, behind the ears, groin, armpit, back of the head and at various places in the lymphatic system of the human body. These glands pass the lymphatic fluid all over the body and trap special cells causing infections in the body. A swelling in the lymph nodes is mainly due to any local inflammation.

Swollen glands of the throat and around the neck mainly cause difficulty in breathing. There are many ways to naturally cure the health defect and support normal functioning of the lymph nodes. Application of castor oil is one of the most effectual treatments for curing swollen glands. You can also try having Epsom salt bath. This salt water bath helps in relieving pain and reducing inflammation.

Bathing or gargling with apple cider vinegar is another effective cure for inflammation in the lymph nodes. Drinking a glass of lukewarm water mixed with one teaspoon of sea salt and one teaspoon of baking soda will help in flushing out toxins from the body. This will help in getting rid of infectious substances and reducing inflammation.

You can also try drinking a mixture of baking soda, citric acid and lukewarm water. a mixture of honey and chamomile also works wonder in treating swollen glands of the throat.

answered by J

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