Sanjeevanam – Traditional Siddha Medicine treatment center for HIV/AIDS
Sakthi’s Hospital And Research Center (S.H.A.R.C) is a leading health care provider in the field of Integrated System comprising Siddha, Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Allopathy system of medicine , with a team of eminent doctors guided by the director Dr. Sivasakthi. Sanjeevanam is a special initiative of Sakthi’s Hospital and research center for improving the quality of HIV/AIDS affected population. Sakthi’s Hospital And Research Center (S.H.A.R.C) started functioning its India’s first dynamic siddha treatment wing exclusively for the treatment for HIV/AIDS positive population and also for those suffering from sexually transmitted diseases like herpes simplex, syphilis, gonorrhea, etc.
Kindly get an appointment before 15 days to avoid delay in treatment. Also submit previous medical records prior treatment. For Ayurvedic Medicine appointments call mobile : 09092915154.
As a part celebration of World AIDS day which falls on December 1st of every year, we provide free treatment to Children under 14 years of age and also offer discounts from 15% to 25% the entire month.
Complication of HIV/AIDS when left untreated:
Tuberculosis is one of the most common infection associated with HIV. It is also the leading cause for death among people suffering from AIDS. Millions of people around the world are infected with both HIV and tuberculosis, and many experts consider the two diseases to be twin epidemics.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV):
Herpes Simplex Virus usually causes genital herpes. It may be transmitted during an unprotected sex. Initial symptoms of Herpes Simplex Virus includes pain or irritation of skin over the genital area and later causes sores that erupt and bleed. These sores although heal on medication but repeats with same symptoms.
Candidiasis (Thrush) is a yeast infection of the mouth or genitals. It is also very common HIV – AIDS infected patients. The symptoms of Candidiasis includes inflammation and a thick white coating on the mucous membranes of the mouth, tongue, vagina or esophagus (Candida esophagitis).
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL):
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph glands originating in the lymphocytes. The most common symptom of NHL is swelling of lymph nodes in the neck, armpit or groin which are usually painless. Other symptoms include fever, itchy skin, weight loss, night sweats, fatigue and sometimes coughing, difficulty breathing and chest pain.
Salmonellosis (food poisoning) is an infection caused by the salmonella bacterium. Its symptoms are severe diarrhea, fever, chills, abdominal pain and sometimes it causes vomiting.
Bacillary Angiomatosis (“Cat Scratch Disease”) is an infection that initially appears as a purplish and later changes to bright red patches on the skin. It resembles Kaposi’s sarcoma. As the infection increases, symptoms include poor appetite, vomiting , fever, sweats, chills and weight loss.
Viral hepatitis is a viral infection of the liver. Its symptoms include yellowing of the skin and the whitening of the eyes, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Hepatitis A, B and C are the most common among the several types.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV):
Human Papillomavirus is also one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted disease like AIDS. These viruses causes common warts while others causes warts over the genitals. HPV infection is considered serious as it causes cervical cancer in women and the risk is further increased in women infected with HIV.
Cryptosporidiosis is an infection caused by ingesting of contaminated food or water. The parasite grows in the intestines and bile ducts. It can cause chronic diarrhea.
Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP):
Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) is the most common type of infection that occurs with AIDS. The PCP infection is spread though breathing or coughing from an infected person. The symptoms include persistent cough, fever, breathing trouble, fatigue, and weight loss. Sometimes lips and nail-beds may become blue.
Kaposi’s Sarcoma (KS):
Kaposi’s sarcoma is the most common cancer found among the HIV infected Aids patients. It is a tumor of the blood vessel wall. The most common symptoms includes pink, red or purple lesions over the skin and in the mouth. The first spots or bumps usually appear over the face, nose, mouth, arms, upper body or legs.
Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that is primarily spread by cats. It is the most common cause of brain lesions in AIDS patients with advanced HIV disease. It may often leads to encephalitis, an infection of the brain. Its symptoms includes seizures, fatigue, disorientation, headaches and difficulty walking or speaking.
Cytomegalovirus infection is a viral infection that can affect any organ of our body. A healthy immune system can inactivate the virus and make it dormant. If the immune system weakens, the virus progresses. Its symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, fever and pain in the muscles or throat. CMV may also cause damage to the eyes (retinitis), digestive tract (diarrhea), lungs (pneumonia), liver (hepatitis), or other organs.
Extreme loss of weight and anorexia caused by HIV among aids patients.
Side effects of Anti Retroviral Theraphy(ART):
may become aggressive for ART takers, while other cancers are significantly reduced such as Kaposi’s sarcoma.
Can be caused by zidovudine drug
Disease of which glucose, amino acids, phosphate and bicarbonate are passed into the urine rather being reabsorbed
Jaundice and liver failure:
Overdose and metabolism of drugs may cause the liver to die
Kidney stones and renal failure:
ART may affect overall function of the kidneys
Inflammation of the pancreas which may lead to pancreatic cancer
A rare and life-threatening condition in which skin separates from the body
Cardiovascular disease and heart attack:
ART may increase risk of heart attack and related diseases
Bleeding within the skull