Friday, November 16

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Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis

Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis

Symptoms & Treatment
Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis Tuberculosis (TB) of the lungs is a transmittable infection caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis can spread to other parts of the body including brain and spine. Tuberculosis has been a leading cause of death all around the world; however today most of the patients are cured with antibiotics. It takes a long time to heal tuberculosis and a person may have to take medications up to 6-9 months or more. Tuberculosis can be spread through air, it spreads when we breathe in the released germs and we can get infected. Though tuberculosis is transmittable, it is not that easy to catch it. The germs usually grow very slowly. Sometimes when we spend a lot of our time with the person who has TB, those ge...

Uses of Turmeric in Diabetes

Diabetes
Turmeric as a multi-pronged natural substance that helps in the management of diabetes. This anti-hyperglycaemic substance improves insulin sensitivity, counters inflammation, helps lower blood sugar and reduces levels of glycosylated haemoglobin. It also brings down cholesterol and triglycerides which are linked to coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis in diabetics.  Anti-Hyperglycaemic action Curcumin is  the major component of turmeric that  helps in  lowering the blood glucose levels by  reducing the glucose production in the liver. Curcumin in turmeric also helps bring down levels of glycosylated hemoglobin Improves Insulin Sensitivity The curcumin in turmeric also stimulates glucose uptake by the body and stimulates insulin secretion by the pancreatic tissues. It im