Malaria is a protozoal disease caused by infection with parasites of the genus plasmodium and transmitted to man by certain species of infected female anopheline mosquito. The clinical features of malaria vary from mild to severe and complicated. It is a acute febrile illness characterized by paroxysm of fever as a result of asexual reproduction of plasmodia with in the red cells. Plasmodium vivex, plasmodium ovale and plasmodium malariae are associated with morbidity but no major mortality; plasmodium falciparum is the parasite responsible for some fatal malaria. When parasite bites a person it injects the parasites in to the body. It only takes a single mosquito bite to become infected. As the parasite exists in human red blood cells, malaria can be pass on from one person to next person through organ transplant, Shared use of needle/ syringes and blood transfusion.
Symptoms of malaria
The typical attack comprises three distinct stages
In which there is
Chilly sensation followed by rigors
Dry and hot skin
Temperature rises to 40 degree c or more
Temperature drops down rapidly
Symptoms of malaria falciparum
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Diagnosis of malaria
Mainly include clinical diagnosis include blood film and immunofluroscent microscopy
Treatment of symptoms of malaria
Homeopathic treatment of symptoms of malaria – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat symptoms of malaria but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for malaria treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensation, extension and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below for the treatment of symptoms of malaria:
China, Arsenic Album, Eupatorium Perf, Natrum Mur, Pulsatilla, Bryonia, Gelsemium, Rhus Tox, Apis Mel, Nux vomica, Malaria Off, Veratrum Alb, Caladium, Cimex, Ferrum Phos and many other medicines.
Allopathic treatment – mainly done by antimalarial drugs