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Turmeric Believed to Be a Natural Alternative for Leprosy Sufferers


Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/05/2016 -- There are many infectious diseases that are impacting thousands of people around the world nowadays, including leprosy. Pharmaceutical medications are often used to treat the condition but there are also natural alternatives believed to be helpful for sufferers as well.

Turmeric is believed to be one of the natural alternatives for leprosy sufferers. Turmeric is an ancient spice that has been used for thousands of years to potentially help a myriad of conditions. It is particularly popular in traditional Chinese and Ayurveda medicine.

"The potentially therapeutic effects of turmeric are believed to come from its phytochemical called curcumin," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.

Leprosy is caused by Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis. The bacterium impacts the peripheral nerves and skin as well as damages the progressive debilitation. There are two types of leprosy - Lepromatous leprosy and tuberculoid leprosy. This granulomatous disease causes the periphery nerves to be smashed. If not properly addressed on time, it can damage the limbs, eyes, skin, nerves, and bones.

There are certain signs and symptoms of leprosy and one is lesion, particularly in which it lasts for over a week. The lesion often comes in a color that is lighter than the normal color of the skin. Sufferers may also experience weakness, especially in the joints and muscle. There are other symptoms of leprosy such as paralysis in the muscles of the feet, hands, and face. Loss of sensation and excessive sweating are also some of the symptoms of the condition.

Leprosy can be transmitted through droplets from the mouth and nose of the untreated suffers. The good news is that this condition is curable. Early diagnosis and treatment are believed to play a significant role in preventing leprosy from becoming a public health concern.

The World Health Organization has made Multidrug therapy (MDT) available free of charge for individuals around the world who suffer from all types of leprosy.

The control in the prevalence of leprosy has significantly improved due to the subnational and national campaigns in the countries most affected by the condition.

Turmeric, on the other hand, is a considered to be natural antibiotic and analgesic. The curcumin it contains is believed to possess a variety of potentially helpful ingredients which some believe to contain anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.

This spice is believed to have the ability to prevent and possibly treat a wide range of infections. It is thought to ease pain, reduce swelling, and may help some to regain overall health. One of the best ways to take advantage of the potentially therapeutic benefits of turmeric is to consume curcumin supplements. (

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Benjamin Lasance