Tuberculosis management refers to the medical treatment of the infectious disease tuberculosis (TB). More than twenty drugs have been developed for the treatment of TB. The drugs are used in differing combinations in different circumstances. For example, some TB drugs are only used for the treatment of new patients who are very unlikely to have resistance to any of the Read More …
What is Drug Resistance? Drug resistance is the reduction in effectiveness of a drug such as an antimicrobial, anthelmintic or an antineoplastic in curing a disease or condition. The term is used in the context of resistance that pathogens or cancers have “acquired”, that is, resistance has evolved. Tolerance is a decrease in response to a drug that is used Read More …
BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guerin) vaccine provides immunity or protection against tuberculosis (TB). This vaccine should be given soon after the child is born.
Tuberculosis Symptoms – Heavy Cough, Chest pain, Shortness of breath, Fever and chills, Weight loss. Tuberculosis Causes – Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria mycobacterium tuberculosis that spread from person to person through tiny droplets released into the air by infected person.
Tuberculosis Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Foods that can help the body fight the TB infection include milk, fruits and vegetables, Strawberries are high in potassium, vitamins, and minerals that help boost the immune system and help fight the disease. Custard apples are often used as a home remedy for tuberculosis by boiling the pulp with water and consuming the reduction daily,
Tuberculosis Prevention – Get vaccinated with bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine, Stop smoking, Maintain proper hygienic conditions.
Tuberculosis is a chronic infections disease infecting the lungs primarily, by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It can also affect other organs through blood stream..