[A] Do you have constipation?
[Q] No constipation.
[A] It’s tough to diagnose this remotely. What exactly are you looking for? Do you want to know some home remedies for typhoid? Do you want to know about typhoid symptoms?
[A] You must most certainly follow your doctor’s advice and get your blood check up done to detect what the problem is – whether its typhoid fever or something else
[A] Here are some home remedies I can suggest – but use them only after you have consulted your doctor:
- Take a lot of rest
- Cold compress if your fever goes over 103
- Drink more water; even orange juice will be good as that will give you more energy
- Stick to easily digestible foods – liquid diet is good if you can tolerate it.
- Warm eater enema may also be administered for some people during typhoid fever.
Question: About a week ago I was suffering from constipation & stomach ache with occasional fever. Last 2 days, I have continuous fever of around 99-100 degree F. My widal test (not from reputed lab ) is +ve.
Answer: Since the Widal test has been done and the result has been positive, your diagnosis is typhoid. Diet and hygiene will play an important role in your treatment.
Here are a few home remedies for treating typhoid:
* Drink 2 tall glasses of warm milk to which Psyllium seeds have been added. Psyllium seeds help in the easy and smooth passage of stools and check constipation.
* To settle a disturbed stomach, drink 2 tender coconut water everyday. Coconut water is alkaline and rich in essential nutrients.
* To battle fatigue and exhaustion, eat 5 dates daily. Soak them overnight in water and eat the next day. Dates provide great strength and vigor.
* Stomach pain can be relieved by consuming a mixture of 1 spoon cumin seed powder and 1 spoon of powdered sugar.
* In order to manage fluctuating temperatures, drink raisin water. Raisins are an excellent tonic during fevers. Avoid popping anti-pyretics.
* Avoid foods which derange and upset the stomach. Stay away from spicy food, tea, coffee, aerated drinks, refined foods and alcohol.
* Increase your fluid intake to prevent typhoid.
* Take rest for a period of 1 week. Your body needs to recover and recuperate.
* Drink boiled and filtered water only.
* Wash hands and feet thoroughly.
* Always keep food in covered containers.
* Eat steaming hot food.
Question: I am suffering from high fever for about 25 days. Recently I have been diagnosed with typhoid. I was being treated for malaria. I have constant high fever which drops after I take Crocin. I have lost my appetite and feel so weak I cannot stand for more than 10 minutes at a stretch. My stomach pains after I take medicine or food. My physician has prescribed Ofloxacin tablet 400mg, twice a day and Efixime tablet U.S.P 200 mg.
Answer: Typhoid is an infectious disease, caused by a microbe salmonella typhii which is transmitted by feco-oral route. Nutritional correction is most critical for ensuring a lasting cure. Typhoid is notorious for becoming a chronic case, so it is of very important that you follow a judicious diet, healthy lifestyle and hygienic practices to prevent a relapse or a progression of the disease.
- Avoid popping too many anti-pyretics like crocin. Also, avoid treating yourself randomly without a definite diagnosis.
- Take adequate rest. Your body needs to recuperate.
- Drink only boiled water.
- Wash your hands and feet after you get home. Wash you hands clean before you eat.
- Always keep food in closed containers.
- Prefer hot food.
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On a diet of fruits and vegetables, constipation disappears, never to return.
Weight loss is entirely normal when the diet is improved. Some individuals become alarmed when their weight falls rapidly. In most cases, this is not a cause for alarm.
From five to fifteen pounds of water weight alone may be lost when salt is completely eliminated from the diet. In some individuals, five to twenty pounds of old fecal matter may be eliminated from the colon. All of this is useless weight, and you should say, “Good riddance!”
The body will also try to eliminate all diseased tissue in an effort to rebuild a healthy body. It will try to strip itself down to the bare foundations and then begin to add on only healthy tissue.
Weight loss may occur for six months to a year. Exercises for muscle growth, such as weight lifting and swimming, will help rebuild the body with lean, muscular tissue. Be sure that your diet includes sufficient amounts of sweet fruits that are high in calories to balance out the low-calorie salads.
Usually, you can expect to weigh about twenty pounds less after you renormalize your body from the typical high-meat and fat diet of most Americans.
Almost all the symptoms experienced during a dietary change are due to the body’s efforts to detoxify itself as rapidly as possible!
You can help in this process by fasting and getting plenty of rest. Be sure you get all the sleep you want and try to avoid stressful situations. During detoxification, you need as much peace and privacy as possible.
Never halt any symptom with medication. It will only reappear later in greater intensity.
Above all else, cultivate a positive attitude about what you are doing. Do not feel like you are punishing yourself or that you are making any great sacrifices. You are recovering your health, and that is the greatest reward that can be expected.
Seasonal flu vaccines can slightly increase a person’s risk of developing GBS – from about 20 cases in a million people to about 21 cases in a million people, said Hawken. But flu presents a greater risk of a person developing the syndrome — about 10 times as much as the flu shot, he said.
The research is important information to give health care workers when they are confronted with a person who won’t get a flu vaccine because of concern about GBS, said Hawken.
“It gives the health-care professionals giving the vaccine another tool to put these vaccines in context for those wondering about risk,” he said, adding that in most cases the vaccine is going to lower a person’s risk from GBS. Flu also kills thousands each year.
It is possible, the researchers found, that in years when the vaccine is not a good match and is less effective at protecting from the flu, the risk of GBS from the vaccine could be less than the one in the million typically associated with it. The vaccine could also reduce, if not prevent, subsequent influenza illnesses, which could reduce the risk of GBS due to those illnesses. In some cases, researchers said, the risk of GBS from the flu could be overestimated, depending on the severity of the flu.
Still, the researchers said the finding should provide reassurance that seasonal flu vaccines reduce an individual’s risk of GBS in most cases as well as significantly reducing the risk of flu.
GBS associated with flu vaccines has been a concern since the 1970s, when a vaccine against swine flu was associated with an increased number of Guillain-Barré cases. There was approximately one case of GBS per 100,000 people who got the swine flu vaccine.
The risk associated with subsequent vaccines is much lower, but it still remains a significant concern for many, especially health care workers who are encouraged or required to receive a flu vaccine for work.
About half the population in Canada gets a flu shot annually, “not a great rate for public health,” says Wilson. The research should help clarify some of the concerns, he said.
Both Wilson and Hawken said a vaccine registry, to more accurately track vaccine coverage across Canada, would help public health officials have a more accurate idea about vaccination rates.
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Statistics released in March, 2014 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services revealed that the flu vaccine remains the top vaccine causing injuries which are being compensated through vaccine court, and that Guillain-Barré Syndrome, a crippling disease, remains the top injury being awarded compensation due to the seasonal flu vaccine.
The report shows that from 11/16/2013 through 2/15/2014, there were 128 total cases filed in vaccine court and 52 cases were compensated. 40 judgements adopted settlements and they are listed by vaccine and injury:
Of the 40 settlements, representing less than one-third of cases filed, 27 were for injuries due to the flu vaccine, with the vast majority of those for Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS).
These statistics are never reported in the pro-Pharma mainstream media. So we have started publishing these reports here at Health Impact News. To see the report from the period before this one read: Flu Vaccine is the most Dangerous Vaccine in the U. S. based on Settled Cases for Injuries, and for the period before that read: Flu Shot Causes Polio-like Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Are Rates Higher Than the Government Admits? The debilitating effects of GBS are very similar to polio, including paralysis.
Most people do not realize that flu vaccine inserts clearly list Guillain-Barré Syndrome as a known side effect. Unfortunately, the number thrown around by the medical community and mainstream media as to the rates of people becoming injured due to GBS is “one out of 1 million”, a number without any valid data or research.
In a recent report published in the Nebraska Journal Star, Dr. Ana Delgado, a neurologist, stated that the numbers of GBS are increasing and that the National Institute of Health is thinking of revising the number of people suffering from GBS annually:
my hair is always falling out, i have low energy levels, low libido, major mood swings and I'm not even ovulating! Guess the next step is some medication to get me back on track! Hang in there girls!
12) i am also having same problems - depression,mood swings,loss of hair,weight gain. In my case I have developed dermoid and endometrium thickness, PCOD. Even after consulting two or three doctors and taking medicines for one year, things did not improve. Now I have switched to homeopathy and is finding some improvement. As it's just one month since I started taking medicines, I am hoping for some positive results.
11) My first pregnancy resulted in a miscarriage. The doctor monitored my levels with second pregnancy to keep from miscarrying. I also had to take the progesterone with my third pregnancy because levels were actually lower than the doctor wanted.
I now have diabetes and hypothyroidism and after reading the above info I am wondering if my progesterone has something to do with those two health issues.
I have issues that really bring me to a conclusion of PMDD. I am going to make an appointment with my doctor to see if the progesterone has anything to do with my diabetes and hypothyroidism as well as needing to find some help with the symptoms that coincide with PMDD as they are ruining my life!
10) Same case with me. i used to have so much tension and I always had bad moods. I have started taking medicines since last week but still i don't feel much change.
9) I am in the process of being testing for low hormone levels and thyroid dysfunction because, quite tragically, I've lost at least half of my hair in one month! I'm only 32 and feel like I'm having a nightmare!
I tell myself things could be much worse, but dealing with hair drastically, severely, suddenly falling out everywhere is emotionally exhausting. Has anyone else had this? What do I do?
8) I had all these symptoms of depression: panic attacks, hot flashes, insomnia, fuzzy thinking, and I was tired of seeing doctors and them not helping me with my problems.
So they recommended to me this female doctor and she tested my levels of progesterone and i was very low, so now she is treating me my progesterone. I feel a little better now. I have been treated for three months now but I know this medication is going to help me.
7) Because male doctors are often not attuned to female symptoms or concerns. The best help might come from a specialist in bioidentical hormones.
I went to a female specialist who knows exactly the issues women face in menopause and has reversed these to good results with both men and women.
Seek beyond the standard help and you will get better, healthier results. Often the conservative male doctor just wants to put you on depression meds and chemical manufactured hormones. Don't do it!
6) I stopped taking the pill so we could get pregnant and it threw my body off and my periods are not regular, so my doctor did a blood test and said my progesterone levels are very low! Yea! Finally I have a answer. I have a lot of these symptoms and can't wait to feel normal again!
5) Women who have low levels of progesterone often have infertility problems and when they do conceive, they are at a higher risk for miscarriage. You may have low progesterone levels if you have any of these symptoms.
4) We finally tested my levels. I barely produce progesterone. Depression, practically no libido, metabolic basal rate that is lower than normal, hair loss (scalp and eyebrows), mental fog.