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Do These To Boost Your Immunity Against Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a type of bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 

This type of disease spread when a person with active TB disease in their lungs coughs or sneezes and someone else inhales the expelled droplets, which contain TB bacteria.

Here Are Two Easy Mode of transmission:

1. Tuberculosis is transmitted through the air, not by surface contact. You may touch the person yet might not get the disease unless he or she coughs it and sneezes.

2. Transmission occurs when a person inhales droplet nuclei containing M. tuberculosis, and the droplet nuclei traverse the mouth or nasal passages, upper respiratory tract, and bronchi to reach the alveoli of the lungs.

What Are Some Risk factors Of TB

HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS), Substance abuse(drug), Severe kidney disease, and low body weight, just to mention a few.

Some Signs And Symptoms

1. Coughing for three or more weeks: some coughs even when treated are persistent. These are what you ought to look at for and quickly see a doctor.

2. Coughing up blood or mucus: when this happens and medical care from the pharmacy is not helping, please get tested for TB.

3. Chest pains: pains are an indication that something is wrong, do not wait for it to get worse before seeking medical care.

4. Trouble with breathing or coughing: blockages when it comes to breathing are very dangerous.

5. Tiredness..too much of everything is bad hence it is your duty to rest but when you see it too often, check-up before the disease checks you out.

6. Fever, Cold or Chills, and Loss of appetite are also some signs.


To prevent this disease one must have his or her vaccination and live healthily. Also, one must look for ways and means to boost the immune system since this can aid prevent the disease entirely.

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