ABDOMINALTUBERCULOSIS

Tuberculosis of the gastro intestinal tract and abdominal cavity that also effects the other organs like Spleen, Pancreas, Liver , Peritoneum, Omentum and lymph nodes adjacent to these organs.
CAUSES
Occurs by ingestion of tuberculosis germ by drink unpasteurized milk of a cow infected with tuberculosis bacillus
Spreads of the TB bacillus from the lungs to the intestines by blood stream.
SYMPTOMS
Fever
Anorexia
Fatigue
Weight loss
Constipation
Diarrhea
Colicky pain in abdomen
Abdominal swelling and tenderness
Night sweats

INVESTIGATIONS
Mauntex test
Liver function test
ESR
Serum albumin levels
X-ray/ USG / CT scan / Abdomen Endoscopy
Colonoscopy
Laparoscopy
Fine needle aspiration cytology
Peritoneal biopsy
Ascetic fluid assessment

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

Ayurvedic treatment for TB is done in two parts. First - The digestive system is made strong & healthy. Second- The treatment to cure TB.
BOOSTING DIGESTION

Chyavana prasha and Drakshasava are given to the patient for increasing digestion
CHYAVANA PRASHA & DRAKSHASAVA

These two are very effective Ayurvedic medications for strengthening the digestive system. Also, Chyavana prasha is very helpful for treating tuberculosis
Dosage: Two teaspoonful with a cup of warm milk twice daily.

DRAKSHASAVA

Dosage: 30 ml of Drakshasava mixed with an equal quantity of water should be given to the patient.



AYURVEDIC DRUGS FOR TREATING TUBERCULOSIS
Pippali, Vasa, Lasuna and Naradiya mahalakshmi vilasa are the ayurvedic drugs used for TB.
TRIPHALA

Amla(Emblica officianalis)
Haritaki(Terminalia chebula)
Beheda(Terminalia bellerica)
PIPPALI

Dosage : One teaspoonful of Pipali should be mixed with an equal quantity of honey and should be given to the patient thrice daily.

LASUNA

Dosage : The medicated concoction mixed with milk should be given to the patient twice every day.

SVARNA VASANTA MALATI

Gold and pearls are the main ingredients of Svarna Vasanta Malati.
Svarna vasanta malati is recommended for patients who suffer from tuberculosis along with a burning sensation, sweating in the palms and the soles along with night sweating and fever
NARADIYA MAHALAKSHMI VILASA

Naradiya mahalakshmi vilasa includes gold as one of its primary ingredients. Patients suffering from cold and chronic bronchitis are recommended this.
Dosage : The patient should be given 0.200 gram of Naradiya mahalakshmi vilasa mixed with honey thrice daily.

VASA

The patient is given juice of the Vasa leaves. This controls the burning sensation in soles and palms, and also checks cough.
Dosage : The juice should be mixed with a teaspoonful of honey. 30 ml of this juice is given to tha patient four times daily.

PANCHKARMA

Panchkarma therapies like shirodhara ,abhyangam, snehasamvedan helps the patient in gain strength ,improve immunity and recover faster.
Virechnam
DO'S
Always eat healthy nutritious food.
Maintain proper hygiene.
Use hander kerchief while sneezing and coughing.
Include all fruits and vegetables in diet.
Regular exercise is very important for well being.
Stay healthy by doing seasonal panchkarma therapies advised by Ayurveda acharayas
Don't
Avoid junk and fast foods
Never neglect symptoms like chronic cough, diarrhea, constipation, recurrent fever, stomach pain, loss of appetite for long period
Avoid excessive physical as well as mental stress.



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