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How not to get tuberculosis

Healthy lifestyle - the prevention of many diseases , including tuberculosis. Factors contributing to the development of tuberculosis :

The main factor - reduced immunity , which causes may be:

, smoking, alcohol , drugs ;

- Stress, nervous tension ;

- Insufficient and improper food;

- poor housing and living conditions ;

-VICH/SPID ;

- Related chronic diseases (diabetes, peptic ulcer disease, respiratory diseases );


Terms of a healthy lifestyle , as a basis for reducing the risk of tuberculosis .


Basis for tuberculosis prevention among the general population up measures aimed at improving the body's defenses ( immune system ) :

- Respect the right of work and rest ( alternation of work and rest, restful sleep , walking outdoors );

- Rational , balanced , nutritious food ;

- No smoking , drugs, alcohol abuse ( smoking weakens local respiratory protection , alcohol and drugs affect organs , reduces the overall protection of the body );

- Compliance with the rules of personal and public hygiene ;

- Vitamins in the spring and autumn periods;

- physical exercises and hardening of the body ;

- Measures to improve living and working environment (reducing crowding and dust, improve ventilation , ventilation of premises , maintenance of premises clean );

- Avoid stress , beware of hypothermia and excessive physical exertion , positive emotions .

- Proper sex and sexual behavior - HIV / AIDS prevention ( prevention of early sexual activity , condom use , and the existence of one regular sexual partner , moral purity )

Need to be attentive to their health. At the first sign of the disease in the form of general malaise , weakness, sweating ( especially at night ) , decreased performance, fatigue, as fatigue , loss of appetite, weight loss , fever , prolonged cough - dry or with sputum (more than 3 weeks ), sometimes mixed with blood, chest pain , shortness of breath unfounded , should urgently contact the clinic in the community or school