What is Aspergillosis Fungal Infection and How to Prevent it?

Prevention of Aspergillosis Fungal Infection

What is Aspergillosis Fungal Infection?

Aspergillosis is an infection caused by a common mold, Aspergillus that lives indoors and outdoors. Mostly, people breathe in spores of Aspergillus without getting sick but people with weakened immune system or lung diseases are at a higher risk of developing infections due to Aspergillus. The types of health problems caused due to Aspergillus fungus include allergic reactions, lung problems and infections in other organs. It is not contagious.

What are the Types of Aspergillus?

There are approximately 180 species of Aspergillosis. Out of them, 40 species are known to cause infections in humans. The most common type is Aspergillus fumigatus. Other common species include A.terreus, A.niger and A. terreus.

What are the Symptoms of Aspergillosis?

The different types of Aspergillosis can cause different symptoms.

The symptoms of allergic Aspergillus sinusitis include:

  • Runny nose
  • Reduced ability to smell
  • Headache
  • Stuffiness

The symptoms of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis are similar to the symptoms of asthma. These include:

  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough

Symptoms of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis include:

  • Coughing up blood
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue

Aspergillosis Fungal Infection in COVID-19

As the country is battling with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, several other infections such as mucormycosis, aspergillosis have cropped up. These infections come under the category of post-COVID complications.

Fungal infections are increasing in COVID-19 patients due to irrational use of steroids, poor immunity and uncontrolled diabetes.

Prevention of Aspergillosis Fungal Infection

Aspergillosis fungus is present in the environment, making it difficult to avoid it.

In order to prevent nasal Aspergillus fungal infection, IAFA offers herbal remedies which are quite effective. These are:

1. Nasal Air

Nasal Air by IAFA is a unique blend of herbs that are useful in Dhoom Nasya Karma for respiratory tract ailments. Nasal Air is a handmade wick that is prepared by 7 Ayurvedic herbs that are quite useful in the prevention of fungal infections in respiratory tract. Nasal Air wick is a well known as Dhumpana Varti in Ayurveda that produce medicated smoke which is effective in the treatment of respiratory disorders caused by external infection like COVID-19 and post-COVID fungal infections like aspergillosis. The herbal smoke coming out of the wick when inhaled through alternative nostrils and eliminated by oral route inhibit the growth of micro-organisms in the respiratory tract. Therefore, Nasal Air by IAFA can be effectively used for prevention of nasal aspergillosis.

Method of usage: One end of the wick is burned and the medicated smoke coming out the wick is inhaled through nostrils.

2. Nasal All Clear Spray

IAFA Nasal All Clear Spray is prepared by herbs that are useful in providing relief from nasal allergies and infections. It clears and subsides blocked nose and congestion thus providing relief in aspergillosis fungal infection as the herbs present in it reduces the adhesion of fungus on the nasal tissue.

Method of usage: Spray directly into the nostrils.

What is the Ayurvedic Treatment of Aspergillosis Fungal Infection?

According to Ayurveda, the features of aspergillosis fungal infection can be correlated to dushtapratishyaya. Since it is caused due to the vitiation of all the three doshas with the predominance of Kaphadosha. The Ayurvedic treatment of Aspergillosis fungal infection includes a detoxification process and the use of hot, kaphahar and sharp dravyas.

IAFA provides best herbal remedies that strengthen the immune system and support healthy functioning of respiratory tract. These herbal remedies not only manage the symptoms but eradicate the root cause without causing any adverse effects.

1. Respiro Detox Formula

IAFA Respiro Detox Formula is an Ayurvedic preparation which contains Ayurvedic herbs and minerals that are extremely useful in the treatment of respiratory infections such as fungal infections, bacterial infections and viral infections. The product contains herbs that are anti-inflammatory, analgesic in nature and useful in boosting immunity as well.

Method of usage: Take 1 teaspoon with honey or lukewarm water twice a day.

2. Respiratory Detox Tablet

Respiratory Detox Tablet by IAFA is the best and effective herbal remedy for chronic respiratory allergies. The herbs used in this formulation are anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in nature. It also contains herbs that have immuno-modulatory action which helps in building up the body’s resistance to infections thus useful in pulmonary aspergillosis. The immuno-modulation activity of respiratory detox tablets is helpful in reducing the inflammatory process in the sinuses and nasal cavity.

Method of Usage: Take 1-2 tablets twice a day.

Conclusion

You can get the best ayurvedic treatment for aspergillosis fungal infection in the Institute of Applied Food Allergy®. To start the ayurvedic treatment, you have to consult our health experts and need to take prescribed herbal remedies for Aspergillosis Fungal Infection. You can buy these herbal remedies online by contacting us.