Coxsackievirus symptoms | treatment | effects

Coxsackievirus symptoms and consequences

Coxsackievirus is always considered a disease of dirty hands whereby neglecting the fact that it can lead to cell damage of the heart muscle and sometimes even heart attack. Foods such as - propolis, honey and herbal teas, and especially tea made of willow bark, to help our body to cope with this infection.

What is Coxsackievirus? 

Sore throat, chronic fatigue, loss of appetite, general malaise, fever, blisters in the mouth, numbness of hands and feet and the numbness of the left hand clearly indicates an infection with coxsackievirus. The dirty hands diseases are quite rare but they are quite dangerous for our heart, because they can cause permanent damage to the heart muscle and this virus should be recognized in the time and in a timely manner, you should go to a doctor.

Coxsackievirus; type A and B

Infection with coxsackievirus type A is also called the disease of feet, hands and mouth, and sometimes from it you can develop conjunctivitis. Unlike coxsackievirus B group it usually causes problems with the lungs, headache, stomach discomfort and pain, fever, and in the case of major complications both viruses cause myocarditis, meningitis and pericarditis. If it damages the cells, coxsackievirus weakens the heart muscle, which can no longer do the contraction, and the heart does not send enough blood to the body. In this way the body defends against the virus by creating antibodies that sometimes attack their own cells – initiating the autoimmune process. Coxsackievirus can create a lot of damage to our bodies – deteriorate out health in general.

Coxsackie viruses; TRANSMISSION

Coxsackie virus resides in the intestines and is transmitted through fecal-oral route. The infection can be spread through toys, diapers, dishes and other contaminated objects, where the virus survives for several days. The infection is easily spread in pools and through contaminated water and flies are also a common carrier. Infection with coxsackievirus and most often it occur in warm, summer or autumn months.

Coxsackievirus; SYMPTOMS

Most common infection with the coxsackievirus is very similar to the flu and colds after getting over it. The symptoms of coxsackievirus sometime completely disappear which hinders the diagnosis. The coxsackievirus affects mostly teenagers and children and mainly is cured successfully without major consequence, if we strengthen the immunity in children. Strong immunity is the main key defense against viruses.

In the early stage, there is fatigue, sleepiness during the day, weight loss and discomfort, sometimes accompanied with a sore throat and diarrhea. After those symptoms fever, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting followed by meningitis phase occurs which is characterized by severe headache and vomiting, hypersensitivity to sound and light, reflux which confirms increased tone of the back and neck muscles, slow heart rate, constipation and even conscience disorder. Usually it takes 3-5 days for coxsackievirus symptoms to disappear and for the patient to recover.

In the case of the increased heart rate, skipping-arrhythmia symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue and swelling of the legs can be easily verified presence of coxsackie virusa.U later stages of the disease, patients lose significant power and often have to stop after a few steps.

Coxsackie viruses; IMPLICATIONS

In the worst scenario it could come to a sudden heart attack and sudden loosening of the heart muscle which can be fatal.

Coxsackie viruses; TREATMENT

It is necessary to do the tests in well-equipped facilities that are specialized for detecting coxsackievirus, because the standard biochemical analysis often cannot reveal it. Medicine does not have a cure, but is based on a treatment that combines the treatment for arrhythmias, heart muscle weakness and sometimes the autoimmune process. Rest is very important because it helps strengthen the immunity, which contributes to healing.


Poor digestion greatly affects our immune system, so it is necessary to improve it. Right diet involves a combination of foods that provide the normal absorption of nutrients, in the first place there are the vegetable fibers because they accelerate the metabolism and facilitate digestion. It is necessary to separate the proteins from coal hydrates. Treatment with water is also effective so drink every morning on an empty stomach a glass of warm water with lemon, our recommendation is also sassy water. Take it 30 minutes before each meal and 3 hours after the meal.

How to treat Coxsackievirus naturally
  • Do not eat industrial food
  • Canned soup, snacks, sweets, refined oil products, white flour and salt use remove from the diet
  • Start the day with vitamin bombs
  • A teaspoon of honey, a neat lemon juice, grapefruit and orange and portion of seasonal fruit.
  • Take regularly propolis drops
  • Three times a day put 30 drops in a little water.
  • With each main meal eat a large order of fresh seasonal salads. 
  • Consume fresh garlic, besides strengthening the immune system, suppresses viral infection it is useful for healthy heart.
  • Take a mixture of honey, royal jelly and propolis.
  • Reduce your intake of alcohol and quit smoking 
  • Use Echinacea drops.

Balm tea - Medicine No.1

It is the best ally in the fight against coxsackievirus containing essential oils, tannins and flavonoids. In preparing the tea it is particularly important to know that this plant cannot be cook just pour it with warm water. Patients should drink a liter of strong daily, for a month.

​Lemon balm tea preparations
  • Seven tablespoons of lemon balm leaf pour in a liter of boiling water that has cooled for one minute.
  • Stir, cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  • Drink throughout the day.

The tea tree oil heals blisters on hands

The tea tree oil is one of the rare essential oils that should not be applied directly to the skin. If because of coxsackievirus blisters on hands occur, they can be treated with this oil.

Willow bark - a natural aspirin

Willow bark is one of the few true natural "enemies" of the virus, is rich in salicylates, ie. compounds having the same structure as that of aspirin, and is anti-inflammatory and relieves pain. Also it is effective in the case of fever.

Tea made from willow preparation:
  • Full teaspoon of bark put in a 2.5 l of cold water, boil it for five minutes, and allow it to stand for ten minutes, then drain and sweeten with honey.
  • Drink two cups of tea a day.


Hawthorn strengthens the heart and eliminates damage and inflammation of the heart muscle, regulates blood pressure and it is a natural remedy for angina. In other words, has a beneficial effect on all diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It can be used as a tea or tincture.