This Monsoon, Stay Fit and Healthy

Monsoon is the season enjoyed by all of us and brings life to wrinkle and dry plants. Apart from its providing relief from grueling heat it also brings much water borne disease. Typhoid and diarrhea are most common among them. This list also follows  malaria, dengue and chikangunya. These diseases are spread by the mosquitoes that breed and multiply during this season. Let’s discuss the ways to stay healthy during this season:

  1. Keep Hydrated: This monsoon keep yourself hydrated in order to flush off the toxins from body. It will also help you to stay safe from dehydration. Intake water as much as possible or take some oral health supplements in order to keep your self hydrated.
  2. Increase Vitamin C Intake: increase the consumption of Vitamin C containing foods. Include citrus fruits to your diet in order to boost your immune system. It will also help to fight off infections caused by many virus or bacteria produced in Monsoon.
  3. Keep your Skin Dry: Use anti-fungal talc to prevent accumulation of sweat and moisture in skin folds.
  4. Take Shower if you get wet in Rain: People enjoy rainy season as the shower brings happiness and relief from grueling heat. Most of us enjoy sprinkles of rain but on the other hand it may also lead to many diseases. Hence to avoid getting ill once should immediately take shower as it will normalize temperature and also flush germs. Doctors always suggest that whenever you come from outside in rain, you should have immediate shower. Most of the time in industrial area, industrial waste in air pollutes the cloud mixing with it and hence pollutes the rain water. So whenever you get wet in that rain, your skin get infected due to chemicals. So in that case also you should wash your body.
  5. Mosquito Repellents: Make sure you take all the necessary precautions to stay protected from mosquitoes and diseases spread through them. Spray Mosquito repellents, apply mosquito repellent creams. Try to keep your surrounding neat and clean. Don’t allow water to accumulate near you. It will become the breeding ground for them. Better install net in all windows of your house so that no mosquitoes can enter from there. Always use mosquito net while sleeping and keep your kids inside it as much time as possible.
  6. Avoid Water clogging near your area: Make sure there is no accumulation of water near your home or working place as it may lead to many water borne disease. Make proper drainage system to avoid such accumulation of water. Spray insecticides in regular interval of time and call pest control persons to check it.
  7. Don’t Enter an AC room immediately: Always remember to normalize your body temperature before suddenly entering into an AC room as it may lead to illness. As the temperature out side will vary from inside it will give you sudden shock for this sudden temperature variation. Most of us don’t even bother this things and ignore it. This is very dangerous for our body.

                     Water Plays a very important role during Monsoon.

  • Wash Uncooked Food: It is always suggested to wash uncooked food and fruits properly so as to get rid of the germs. If Possible try to wash it with either RO water or warm water. These water kill the germs immediately and make your food absolutely germs free.
  • Boost Immunity: Include garlic, pepper, ginger, and turmeric, coriander in your diet as it helps in reducing indigestion problems and improves your immune system. As we all know garlic , ginger, turmeric and coriander has amazing properties to fight against cold. Most of the medicines contain these ingredients. It is always advisable to have turmeric with milk whenever you suffer from cold. Ginger and garlic are always a best home medicine in cough.
  • Avoid Street Foods: Monsoon is the season where the chances of getting ill increases due to water borne diseases, the chances of getting ill also increases if we have street foods. They are not protected from flies and other bugs that sit and destroy the hygienic content. The water used can also be contaminated. The hawkers never use precaution to avoid such kind of infections. Hence, it is always advisable to avoid such kind of street foods mainly when it is monsoon.

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