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Communicable Diseases

Swine Flu (H1N1)


Description: H1N1 Flu is a respiratory disease in pigs caused by type A flu viruses. It is founded that this current strain of Swine Flu virus (H1N1) can infect humans. Symptoms: Sudden dizziness, Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, Pain in chest. Natural Remedies: Taking two pods of raw garlic along with warm water to strengthen the immunity, Doing Yoga helps to keep your body to keep the throat and lungs in good condition. Prevention: Cover your cough, Wash your hands, Avoid spreading germs by staying at home when sick.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)


Description: It is a virus that attacks the human immune system. Someone infected with the virus can live with HIV or be HIV positive for many years without becoming ill or showing symptoms. Symptoms: joint pain, muscle pain, sore throat, tiredness Natural Remedies: Strobilanthes crispa tree leaf is a natural medicine which can inhibit the growth of HIV retroviruses, and Dietary supplements ,will help boost your immune system. Prevention: prevent blood, semen, vaginal secretions and breast milk into your body.

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)


Description: a viral respiratory disease in humans which is caused by the SARS corona virus. Between November 2002 and July 2003, an outbreak of SARS in Hong Kong nearly became a pandemic Symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, muscle pain, fatigue Natural Remedies: Chinese herbs, methanolic berry Prevention: Wash hands frequently, Cover your nose and mouth if you sneeze or cough

Chickenpox (Chicken Pox)


Description: highly contagious but non-threatening disease caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus Symptoms: aching muscles, rash, blisters Natural Remedies: Oatmeal lotion, Calamine, Oatmeal bath Prevention: vaccine, wiping any objects or surfaces with a sterilizing solution and making sure that any infected clothing

Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD)


Description: HFMD usually affects infants and children, and is quite common. It is moderately contagious and is spread through direct contact with the mucus, saliva, or feces of an infected person. Symptoms: fever, sore throat, body rash mostly in hands feet and mouth, ear pain Natural Remedies: virgin coconut oil, nutritional fluids Prevention: Washing hands often with soap and water, Avoiding close contact

Tuberculosis (TB)
Description: disease that is spread from person to person through the air. TB usually affects the lungs. Symptoms: weight loss, fever and/or night sweats, chest pain, and/or coughing up blood Natural Remedies: Herbal tea, garlic, mint juice Prevention: vaccine, wear mask

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