About Tuberculosis (Tb)
Tuberculosis is known as ‘Rajayakshma’ in ayurveda. The lungs are generally affected by this disease. Tuberculosis is an infection caused by bacteria called Tubercular bacilli. TB may be also caused due to diabetes, head or neck cancer, illnesses that suppress the immune system, such as HIV or AIDS, kidney disease, long-term steroid use, and malnutrition. The common symptoms of TB are cough, weight loss, fatigue, fever, night sweats, chills, chest pain, shortness of breath, loss of appetite. Ayurveda takes care of TB is through making of patient’s digestive system healthy and effective herbal treatment to cure TB.