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The HIV affects the immune system of humans, thus putting the affected individuals at an increased risk of developed other illnesses like tuberculosis and hepatitis. Not everybody with HIV knows they have it, especially in less developed countries. Although there is no effective cure for HIV, there are treatments that can help manage the condition and prevent the spread of the disease.
Dark spots on your tongue can be scary. They're often just harmless hyperpigmentation, a common trait in dark-skinned people. Oral pigmentation also affects 1 in 5 smokers. The risk increases if you’re a woman on birth control, so work on quitting. Dark spots might also develop if your hormones are out of whack, as seen in Addison’s disease and some cases of tuberculosis. Other potential causes include medicine, pregnancy, and heavy metal poisoning.
Garlic milk is an Ayurvedic approach that may treat many illnesses. It may help treat diseases of the lungs such as tuberculosis, asthma, and pneumonia. Garlic, with its anti-inflammatory properties, can help treat inflammation in the stomach and arthritis. Having garlic milk regularly in the morning may help treat jaundice. Garlic milk induces sound sleep and may be good for insomnia.
Tuberculosis can weaken and even debilitate you. Natural herbal treatments and home remedies can be the perfect gentle way to heal your body and nurse it back to health. From easily available black pepper and garlic to the more exotic Indian gooseberry or drumstick, several remedies can come to your aid. Alongside these, eating right and getting adequate sunshine can be just what the doctor ordered!
Tuberculosis is caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis. If you live or work in close quarters with a person infected with TB, spend hours in unhygienic places, or are not getting proper nourishment, you run the risk of contracting this infectious disease. If you are elderly, very young, diabetic, or have HIV/AIDS or other illnesses, or are undergoing chemotherapy, you tend to be more vulnerable.
Public transport systems such as buses, trains, and planes can be breeding grounds for various bacteria and germs that cause diseases. These modes of transport witness many people who may be suffering from illnesses or may be carrying deadly viruses. When such people breathe, sneeze, cough or speak, they transfer the bacteria, which may pass on to other people when they come in contact with them.
TB could be latent, active or miliary. It could affect the lungs leading to pulmonary TB with symptoms like chills, fever, sweating in the night, weight loss, tissue loss, incessant coughing and coughing up blood. If the TB affects any other organ in the body, there will be symptoms specific to that organ in addition to the constitutional symptoms.
Long known as the ‘King of Diseases’ by ayurveda practitioners, tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most feared and deadliest diseases. In the...