Typhoid is a serious disease, it is caused by the Salmonella Enterica serotype Typhi bacteria. It also spreads with Salmonella typhi bacterium. This bacteria enters people through water and food and through it spreads too many people.
Typhoid is contracted by drinking or eating contaminated water or food-winning bacteria. People with acute disease can potentially contaminate the surrounding water supply through feces, as it contains a high concentration of bacteria. Bacteria can survive for weeks in water or dry sewage.
The incubation period for typhoid is about 1-2 weeks and the disease lasts for about 3-4 weeks.
Symptoms of typhoid include:
- Head ache
- Fever up to 108 degrees
- body pain
- Deteriorated appetite
- Diarrhea and constipation
- stomach pain
If treated on time, its symptoms can be cured in 3 to 5 days, however, it can usually worsen over the course of a few weeks, and in some cases the complication of developing typhoid fever is a significant risk. Many people also experience chest congestion and abdominal pain. Fever stabilizes. Improvement can be seen in the third and fourth weeks in cases without complications. About 10% of people have recurrent symptoms even after feeling better for one to two weeks. Relaps are more common in people treated with antibiotics.
Typhoid can cause serious health problems if not detected in time and so as they say prevention is better than cure ‘it is better to be safe with primitive measures to remain unaffected by the virus that spreads typhoid. To prevent, you must do the following:
Vaccination: Two vaccinations are available which provide protection against typhoid. Talk to your doctor about the correct course of vaccination.
Food Safety: Drinking boiled, bottled or chemically disinfected water: Avoid drinking until it has been boiled before, avoid washing food or brushing your teeth with tap water. Drink bottled water where possible or chemically disinfected. Avoid uncooked food. Make sure that whatever food you eat is cooked well to destroy any harmful germs.
Ensure cleanliness: Always make sure that you keep your personal belongings, home and surroundings clean so that Dettol disinfectant liquid can be used to avoid typhoid bacteria exposure.
Keep good hand hygiene: Remember to wash your hands regularly with germ protection solutions such as germ protection handwash or Dettol bar soap.
Typhoid fever spreads from person to person through contaminated food and water. It is spread via the estuary-mouth route, that is, contaminated estuaries (and sometimes urine) enter the reservoirs or food supplies, which may later pass through the mouths of others into the stomach and become infected do. S.Typhi lives only in humans; this bacterium does not live in animals.
Treatment and care
Typhoid fever is usually found in densely populated areas where waterborne contamination is more likely. With improved water sanitation methods and appropriate collection and handling of food and water Helps prevent the spread of typhi.
Antibiotics are the only effective treatment for typhoid fever. Most patients improve after antibiotic treatment, especially if the disease is detected at an early stage.
Typhoid fever can cause intestinal bleeding and perforation. This can cause severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and sepsis (sepsis). Surgery may be needed to repair intestinal damage.
Less common complications arise are inflammation of the heart muscle, inflammation of the lining of the heart and valves, pneumonia, inflammation of the pancreas, meningitis, kidney or bladder infection, and palpitations.
Ayurvedic medicines for typhoid are:
These herbal capsules are prepared from the extract of herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) that improves the immunity & prevent infections in the body. The antipyretic property of this herb reduces fever naturally. Giloy capsule shows antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, rejuvenating, immunomodulator, etc properties that relieve dengue fever signs and symptoms. These herbal tablets reduce Kapha dosha, detoxifies pitta dosha, & pacifies Vata dosha. This vati prevents all types of fever, deal with recurrent infection, cold, weakness, etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with normal water.
Amrit Tulsi Ras
CAC Amrit tulsi ras is Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) or tulsi is a powerful herb that has been used in Ayurveda and other traditional medical treatments in India for thousands of years. The small holy basil shrub with tiny flowers is considered a sacred plant in India. It was believed that the holy basil leaves had potent powers to flush out toxins from the body. People have tulsi water (water which has tulsi leaves soaked overnight) or chew on a tulsi leaf to improve overall health. Several health products are available with tulsi extracts to help treat cold, cough, and the flu.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2-3 drops twice daily with normal water.
Immuno Booster Tablet
It is a pure herbal combination that helps to build up immunity. it consists of effective levels of antioxidants. vitamin C and E circulate in the body to protect it against the damage caused by free radicals. it has natural immunity-boosting properties to prevent and ease cough, cold, headache, and infections. it provides quick relief from early signs of running nose, itching throat, body ache, and weakness. It consists of Giloy, Ashwagandha, Bala – 100 mg, Mulethi, Kali mirch, Lavang, Harar, Tulsi, etc
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
Detox Premium Powder
CAC DETOX PREMIUM POWDER is herbs-mineral sachets which are purely Ayurvedic formulation. These sachets mainly detox the body and eliminate toxic substances and help in proper metabolism of all the functions. This formulation acts at the level of the nervous system and facilitate proper conduction of signal impulse from the nerves to the muscles. These sachets have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and immune-modulator. The ingredients present in it are moti pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, Giloy satv, kamdudha ras, Jahar Mohra, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, sutshekhar ras, etc. These ingredients balance all the three doshas (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) and help in blood purification, reduces burning sensation, weakness, and hot flashes in patients. It reduces the level of high uric acid in the body. The powder is very beneficial in relieving discomfort, numbness, muscle ache, and reduces swelling of the pelvic region.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
Liver care tablet
CAC Liver Care Tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet of size 650 MG and is a purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Liver Care tablets help in balancing Pitta dosha. These tablets stimulate the growth of new liver cells, promote functions of liver, and improve blood flow from the liver. It helps in the treatment of fatty liver, Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Typhoid, hepatomegaly, and obstructive Jaundice. CAC Liver Care Tablets contains Ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinopora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
Dr. Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1 Lakh Plus patients worldwide.