- symptoms are different for both Infants & adults
- viral and bacterial meningitis can be similar in the beginning
- Fever & Headache
- Numbness in your face
- Sensitivity to light
- Stiff neck so that you can’t lower your chin to your chest
- Upset stomach or vomiting
- Severe headache with nausea or vomiting
- A hard time concentrating Seizures
- Sleepiness or a hard time waking up
- Lack of appetite
- Lack of thirst
- Skin rash (with meningococcal meningitis)
Meningitis - Overview
Meningitis is inflammation & infection of the meninges. These meninges are the three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can occur when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected. The most common causes of meningitis are
- Bacterial Infections
- Viral Infections
- Fungal Infections
- Inflammatory diseases (SLE)
- Trauma to head or spine
Types of Meningitis:
Bacterial Meningitis: It is also known as septic meningitis. Extremely serious that requires immediate care. can lead to permanent damage of the brain or disability and death.
Viral meningitis: also known as aseptic meningitis. Viral meningitis is more common than the bacterial form and is generally less serious.
Fungal meningitis: It is a much less or rare type of meningitis. It’s caused by a fungus that infects your body and then spreads from your bloodstream to your brain or spinal cord.
People with a weakened immune system are more likely to develop fungal meningitis. This includes people with cancer or HIV.
Parasitic meningitis: It is also known as eosinophilic meningitis (EM). It can be caused by eating animals like snails, slugs, snakes, fish, or poultry that are infected by parasites or their eggs, or products that contain parasite eggs. parasitic meningitis is rare and is higher with raw or undercooked foods
Non-infectious meningitis: Non-infectious meningitis is not an infection. caused by diseases and problems like lupus, a head injury, brain surgery, cancer, certain medications.
Herbal & Natural Treatment for Meningitis
Herbal daily offers a reliable and effective treatment for brain-related problems, which are beneficial in managing the disease with no side effects or complications. meningitis care pack is one such pack beneficial in meningitis as well as overall health, this pack contains Herbal daily Brahmi, Herbal daily haldi, Herbal daily chirata veg. capsule, herbal daily kalihari veg. capsule. These formulations are prepared under the guidance of MD Ayurveda experts. These are 100% pure, natural, and are free from fillers, chemicals, additives.