A healing crisis is a common experience centered on the basis that you become worse before you feel better. In other words, symptoms can worsen before they begin to disappear. This reaction is clinically termed the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. Symptoms of this immune response typically include chills, fever, flushing, low blood pressure, headache, and muscle pain.
The higher the number of infectious organisms killed, the more severe the side effects from the release of the endotoxins. Other infectious agents such as viruses and yeast infections are also destroyed when a healing protocol is initiated.
While being stricken with increased suffering for doing the right thing for your body may seem unfair to endure, the end result is improved health.
Remind yourself that symptoms are temporary and are a sign that your body is detoxifying pathogenic organisms and toxins that lead to serious diseases.
Remind yourself that symptoms are temporary and are a sign that your body is detoxifying pathogenic organisms and toxins that lead to serious diseases. Follow these 9 strategies to help you feel better during a healing crisis.
Consume Bitter Herbs
Bitter herbs have been traditionally used in alternative medicine for centuries. Bitter herbs like ginger, milk thistle, cilantro, and even artichoke help reduce blood sugar levels and fight inflammation. Such herbs cleanse the digestive tract, stimulate gallbladder and kidney function, and improve detoxification pathways in the blood.