Cholera: Causes and Symptoms

Main symptoms of Cholera that is diarrhea and vomiting are somewhat similar to food poisoning. Cholera is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae transmitted through intake of food or water contaminated by the feces of the infected person while food poisoning occurs through use of infected or stale food. Cholera can affect any one in any age.

Causes of Cholera

Cholera is caused by:

  • Poor hygiene and

Treatment of Cholera

Diarrhea and vomiting caused by cholera dehydrate the body; severer the symptoms, quicker the dehydration. The first thing that must always be done is to slow down or stop further dehydration. This can be done through the use of ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution) and salted juices, which can be purchased from the market. If pre-made ORS is not readily available for whatever reason, an alternative can be prepared by adding… Continue reading

Dengue Fever Symptoms, Homeopathic Treatment

Dengue fever is said to be a new type of fever whereas actually it is not so. Dr. William Boericke’s "Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory" whose preface was written by Dr. William Boericke himself in San Francisco in June 1927 mentions of Dengue Fever. On page 924 of this pocket manual, Dr. William Boericke has listed twelve (12) medicines for Dengue Fever, which clearly indicates that this… Continue reading

Dengue Fever: Protection

With the onslaught of Dengue Fever, looking for remedies for protection and treatment is quite natural. Information on cause and symptoms is undoubtedly useful but that is not enough. People need to know the remedies that can protect them and treatment that can cure them. There are many suggestions floating around. Now the cause and symptoms of Dengue Fever are commonly known but who are more prone to dengue… Continue reading

Dengue Fever in Pakistan

During the past some time, Dengue fever has spread like epidemic in Pakistan’s province of Punjab particularly in and around the city of Lahore. It has also hit the province of Sindh but in Lahore it is the worst. Hundreds of new cases had been reported but with the end of monsoon season, the severity of epidemic has dropped. The government has taken all the possible preventive measures which has… Continue reading

Typhoid Fever Causes and Symptoms

What is Typhoid?

Typhoid fever or simply typhoid is also called enteric fever. Basically it is a disease of the abdomen, which also affects the liver and spleen.

Typhoid Cause

Typhoid is one of the many diseases that are caused by use of contaminated food and drinks. Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Enteric Serotype Typhi (or simply Salmonella Typhi), which spreads through food and drinks… Continue reading

Typhoid Fever: Prevention and Treatment

Prevention of Typhoid Fever

  • Since typhoid spreads mainly through use of contaminated food and drinks, it is important to maintain good hygiene and sanitation.
  • Always wash your hands before eating and after defecation. Even if you live in clean environments, this aspect of hygiene should never be ignored.
  • Avoid eating from unclean places.
  • If you happen to live in or visit a high risk area