The rainy season not only refreshes every living being after dealing with the burning heat of summers but even invites a lot of health disorders. Dealing with monsoon illness is not very difficult; however, a few diseases can be life threatening. The most widespread monsoon illness is associated with the air, water, and food borne diseases. People must be aware of these problems so that they can take recommended precautions during the monsoon season. Hidoc recommends few Home Remedies to prevent illness during the monsoons:
Malaria (Read More)
Malaria is the most common disease that kills thousands of people every monsoon. It is spread by female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms of Malaria are severe fever, body ache, weakness, sweating, and cold-like symptoms.
Home Remedies: As malaria is spread by mosquitoes, protect yourself from mosquitoes by using mosquito repellents and nets. Ensure that there is no stagnant water in your areas as mosquitoes breed in stagnant water.
Dengue (Read More)
Dengue, the most well-known monsoon disease that is spread by the Aedes mosquito. Symptoms of Dengue are high fever, rashes on the body, severe muscle and joint pain, and loss of appetite.
Home Remedies: Always use effective mosquito repellents to protect from mosquitoes. Avoid stagnant water near your surroundings. Wear long sleeved clothes while going outdoors (Read More).
Cholera (Read More)
Cholera is a deadly disease that is generally spread by contaminated food and water. It is also spread by poor hygienic conditions. Additionally, Cholera can be cured easily, but it may turn deadly if untreated. Symptoms of Cholera are vomiting, low blood pressure, weight loss, muscle cramps, and loss of skin elasticity.
Home Remedies: Drink safe water and consume food that is completely cooked and hot. Wash your hands with soap and water regularly. Avoid eating street food.
Viral fever is one of the most common diseases all over the world, and during monsoon, it’s more common. The symptoms of Viral fever are constant sneezing, cough, sore throat, cold and fever.
Home Remedies: The best home remedy for Viral fever is a glass of hot turmeric milk. Gargles with warm water provides relief to your sore throat. The easiest way to avoid Viral fever is to avoid getting drenched in the rain.
Fungal infection is caused by the fungus, a type of microorganism. The folds of the skin such as armpits and the space between the toes are the ideal grounds for the decaying such infections. Fungi can survive in the air, soil, water, and plants and some fungi can naturally live in the human body.
Fungal infections are common in humans and are typically not serious if treated quickly and properly. Moreover, Symptoms of Fungal infection are peeling, cracking, scaling, redness, softening, breaking down, itching and burning of the skin.
Home Remedies: Keep your body dry and change wet clothes. Moreover, If caught in the unexpected rain, dry yourself as soon as possible. If possible, prefer wearing sandals.
Food and Water Borne Diseases
During the monsoons, the occurrence of such diseases is common. Food and water borne diseases are spread through contaminated food and water. Symptoms of food and water borne diseases are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Home Remedies: Consume nutritious food and safe water. Avoid eating street food. Prepare your meal with full precautions (Watch Here) and maintain hygiene.
Infections and diseases such as Malaria, Dengue, Cholera, Fungal, Viral Fever, and Diarrhoea are rampant in the monsoons. Additionally, it is essential to avoid such infections and diseases at home through recommended precautions because, the flu in the monsoon results in worry, extreme pain and loss of time.