Health > Syphilis
This is an infectious sexually transmitted disease affecting the sex organs and the mouth.
There are three stages of syphilis.
Syphilis is very serious, particularly if left untreated. In some patients, the symptoms and the disease clear totally and researchers do not know the reasons why. This disease always needs to be treated.
Syphilis is caused by a bacterium called Treponema palladium, which gains entrance to the body through minor cuts or abrasions in the skin or mucous membranes, most often during sexual intercourse. The disease is also transmitted during birth.Traditional Treatment
If you are lucky enough to catch this disease early on it may be cured with antibiotics. But if the disease is left untreated, you run the risk of incurring irreversible damage to your heart or nervous system.
If you have syphilis, you will need regular check ups well after treatment has finished.
Always see your doctor if you suspect you have this disease. You need to be put on some form of antibiotics immediately. Alternative treatments can help relieve some of the symptoms.
Herbal Therapies - Sarsaparilla is said to aid the treatment of syphilis. Ask about this treatment.
Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and avoid high fat, salty foods. Eat a balanced diet and avoid high-fat, salty, processed foods, which may make your system too sluggish to fight off disease.
Always wear a condom while having sex.