Disease? Cholera Treatment — Miric Biotech Ltd.

Cholera?

Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium vibrio cholerae; it enters the digestive system through food and water and spreads just within five days of eating or drinking this infected food or water.In severe cases, immediate treatment is necessary because death can occur within hours.

Cholera is a disease that most of us have come across at some or the other, if not in real life, then probably in movies, it is estimated that it has affected more than 4 million people worldwide causing approximately 130,000 deaths a year. Improved sanitation and clean water are some of the common preventive methods while Cholera vaccines are given by mouth provide reasonable protection for about six months.

Causes

  1. Poor hygiene

2. Poor sanitation or contaminated water and food items

3. Low levels of gastric acids

4. Sick family members

Symptoms

  1. Stomach cramps

2. sudden onset of diarrhea

3. Low urine output

4. nausea and vomiting

5. dry mouth

6. Sunken eyes

7.Low blood pressure

8. Kidney failure

Diagnosis

The doctor generally starts the treatment without or before confirmation by laboratory tests & analysis while dipstick tests are also included as a part of solid diagnosis procedure. Depending upon the situation patient’s clinical history is also examined.

Remedies

Coconut water: It is one of the richest sources of natural sugars and essential minerals. It helps in soothing the digestive system of yours while replenishing the lost micro nutrients.

Lemon:It lemon helps in improving the patient’s immunity at the same time it is advisable to prepare a mixture of lemon juice and water and consume several times in a day.

Yogurt or Buttermilk: These contain healthy acids and bacteria helping in soothing your digestive system while killing the cholera bacteria.

Onion: It is rich in antibiotic, anti septic and healing properties that are very useful in treating dry mouth and restlessness caused by cholera.

Banana or Yoghurt: Banana contains essential fibers helping in cleaning the digestive system while yoghurt helps in killing the bacteria.

Ginger: Themagical herb packed with the goodness of antibiotic properties can be effective in reducing cholera symptoms. Consume grated ginger with some honey daily to curb cholera.

Zinc Supplements: Pumpkin seeds, Sesame seeds, Spinach and brown rice are some of the common natural sources of zinc which directly help in increasing the immunity against cholera.Zinc supplements have been highly regarded for decreasing the severity and duration of cholera in some cases.

Diet for cholera

Fresh fruit juices several times a day at the same time patients should consume lots of water, soda, and coconut water throughout the day.

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