Phthisis & Tuberculosis
PHTHISIS & TUBERCULOSIS
It is a contagious disease and easily infects on contact to a healthy person. Poor general health, malnutrition, family members suffering with tuberculosis and due to these causative factors tuberculosis makes its place in a healthy person. Apart from this a microorganism (Tubercle Bacillus) is a causative factor, which is found in the saliva and phlegm of the patient. Due to infiltration of this microorganism ulceration takes place in the lungs. Patient of this disease becomes febrile and complains of cough and night sweating. Patient gets weight loss, becomes anaemic and remains unhealthy. Now a days, this disease is spreading very rapidly which is not only limited to lungs but also found in other parts of body. For example bone tuberculosis, Intestinal tuberculosis, Glandular tuberculosis and tuberculosis of the Pelvis etc. Diabetes and AIDS patients are very prone to tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, spreading now-a-days, is not eradicating inspite of Anti tuberculosis multi drugs regimn, the reason for which is only not to take proper medication for a prescribed period regularly. This disease has emerged as a challenge for the whole world.
The following unani medicines may prove helpful with the routine Anti Tuberculosis treatment.