Tuberculosis often abbreviated as TB is an infectious disease caused by bacteria named Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This virus spread through the air when a person coughs with active TB of the lungs and throat. It can spread through person to person. Usually this bacteria affects your lungs because whenever you take breath in infected air, that air directly reaches to your lungs and this infected air infects your lungs but it doesn’t mean that it can’t spread in other body part and it has the potential to damage other body part. This is a type of infection that can be very lethal if not treated properly. Even if you don’t have any symptoms of TB that doesn’t mean that you don’t have TB. It can be in latent condition in your body. Most of the infections do not have any symptoms that are known as latent Tuberculosis. Latent tuberculosis is not contagious because it is in idle condition in your body but latent condition should also be diagnosed as it can be active at any stage of your life. The latent condition is more lethal than that of active TB condition but it has about 10% chances to get active. In active condition of TB, the bacteria may cause symptoms and it is contagious too. If you are having cough for more than three weeks then you should go to your GP and discuss your condition. People with weaken immune system, smokers and those who have diseases that weaken your immune system like HIV and AIDS are at higher risk of getting these bacteria.
Symptoms Of Tuberculosis Are:
- If you are coughing for more than three weeks and if there is blood with mucus then you are more likely to have these bacteria.
- Weight loss: If you are losing your weight constantly.
- If you sweat in night more than usual every day.
- Chest pain: If you are experiencing chest pain every now and then.
- Fatigue: If you are feeling fatigue even when doing normal work.
- Loss of appetite: If you are not feeling hungry than usual.
- Feeling of fever and cold: If you are feeling cold and you often have fever then you should go to your doctor and have checkup.
Almost one-third population of the world is believed to be affected with Tuberculosis. This is a type of disease that is more common in developing country. You are at increased risk of getting TB bacteria if you have spent time with TB infected people, If you live in a country where TB bacteria is common, if you had medical history of TB in recent past and if you are a smoker or consume alcohol. There are many ways to fight against with tuberculosis but today we will talk about garlic that is been used for thousands of years and is still in use just because its life saving attribute. Garlic can be very promising natural remedy for different kind of diseases and it even helps in different types of cancers as well. Garlic is blessed with powerful antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral attributes that helps in curing tuberculosis. Garlic has sulfuric acid that is very effective fighting with tuberculosis. It has immune boosting properties that are highly beneficial for tuberculosis and not only for tuberculosis but for other diseases as well. Some studies have found that Facsimile of bacteria is being prevented by Allicin that is found in garlic. So, one should use garlic at any stage of its life and in almost every disease.