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Flu, shaking uncontrollably, coughing. History of heart failure, COPD, heart attack. Treatment?

My 68 yr old husband has COPD , asbestos in lungs, congestive heart failure , had heart attack 2002 and has been sick like the flu for three days. He is stubborn, so I m asking you this. Why would he start shaking uncontrollably, though he says he is not cold? He coughs alot and has been having alot of trouble breathing. I think his lungs are filling up again, as this has happened at least 2 times a year since heart attack.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
Your husband is likely to be experiencing rigors secondary to infection in his lungs. He may need antibiotics so I suggest you see your doctor.
Dr K A Pottinger,
Answered: Wed, 18 Sep 2013
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Homeopath Dr. Mungara Raveendra's  Response
hi i had gone through your query and understand your concerns. i would come up with the possibility of ALLERGY is the cause for your husband sufferings.

Allergies are defence system over-developed by the body to give warning that its metabolic system is unable to handle a substance in a normal manner.

-     No sugar; which is an irritant to mucus membranes, although honey is good.
-     Reduce starch intake to your baby.
-     No white refined flour.
-     No salt.
-     Give food to her high in vitamins A and C,and calcium.
-     Avoiding frying foods which make fats less digestible to your baby.

i advise you taking Homeopathic medicines gives safe and permanent cure for your allergic complaints of your husband
consult your local homeopathic physician for correct diagnosis of the case and remedy to fit your husband complaints. or mail me at
I hope this is helpful for you, thank you          
Answered: Tue, 17 Sep 2013
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