Finally, monsoon has come the cool wind, the downpour and the milky sky lift our mood and releases stress, but the change in weather, contamination of food and water, breeding of mosquitoes tend to weaken our immunity. During rainy season the humidity level induces which upsurges the chance of contagions. Although rain relieves us from the roasting heat in the summers, but it comes along with various kinds of unwanted diseases such malaria, dengue, flu, viral infection, typhoid, gastrointestinal issues and many more. There is a dire need to protect yourself from the waterborne ailments. Here are a few simple tips to prevent you and your family from the infection during monsoons.
1.Eat a healthy diet: The body’s immune system tends to get week during monsoon, therefore making body more susceptible to infection. Drinking boiled or filtered water is very important and avoid used of raw food in your diet to stay healthy.
- Maintain good hygiene: Following a good hygiene is very essential during the rainy season to combat infection. Washing your hand regularly before and after your food or after using the restroom or any outdoor activity such as playing, gardening, shopping etc. is a must.
- Don’t walk in dirty water: Don’t walk in puddles or in stagnant water during monsoon, as this can cause infection in your body. Carry an extra pair of clothes, socks and footwear to your office, so that you can change them in case you get drenched in the rain.
- Use mosquito repellant: In rainy season, breeding of mosquito is at its peak, therefore, it is essential to use mosquito repellant on your body and in your house. Don’t miss the dark areas like behind the curtain or doors, under the table or bed. Female Anopheles mosquito spreads malaria, which is very common during rainy season.
- A good quality footwear is a must: It is the most important and yet neglected part by many, wear a good quality footwear during rainy season so that you can avoid a fall as most of the surfaces are slippery during monsoon.
If you are suffering from symptoms like fever, stomach infection, flu, nausea and other health related issues, you should refer to a doctor immediately. Consult our team of experts at Bansal Global Hospital immediately. Fix your appointment today and contact us at +919911062832