As you all know monsoon has arrived in India. Monsoon season is the time of the year when it rains heavily and brings respite from the scorching heat. But this monsoon brings relief as well as diseases. It is very important to take care of your health during the monsoon season. However, staying healthy requires special care. So today we are going to share with you some simple and healthy tips to keep in mind during the monsoon season. Let us know what are those tips and how to take care of your hair, skin and body in monsoon.
If we talk about the diseases occurring in monsoon here, due to the rain lying around, the water stagnates, due to which it becomes easy for mosquitoes to breed in the water and there is a risk of mosquito-borne infections, such as malaria and dengue fever. increases. Apart from these, viral infections are also common. In addition, high humidity can contribute to many skin diseases and fungal infections.
If a person suffers from chronic skin conditions such as eczema, acne and psoriasis, these conditions tend to worsen during the monsoon season. Monsoon climate is also ideal for fungus to grow.
Tips to stay healthy during monsoon in India
- If you are fond of street food, then the rainy season is not the time to eat them all. Contamination of water and raw vegetables is very common during monsoon. You can easily fall sick by eating these contaminated foods.
- Use a good insect repellent to keep mosquitoes away from you and prevent them from biting you. It may also be a good idea to take anti-malarial and anti-dengue medications during this time, as these diseases are most prevalent during this time.
- As much as possible, try to avoid walking in dirty water. In addition to leptospirosis, dirty water can lead to a variety of fungal infections of the feet and nails.
- Also avoid walking where there is water on the road, as it can come over you when there is traffic and make you dirty.
- If your feet are wet, dry them immediately and do not wear wet socks or wet shoes, doing so can cause infection in your feet and fingers.
- If you get wet in the rain, add 3 capfuls of disinfectant betadine to the bath water to avoid skin problems.
- Take bath twice a day to keep your skin clean. The humidity in this season can cause sweat and dirt to build up on the surface of your skin, along with other toxins.
- Keep your body warm and dry and protect yourself from cold and cough.
- Do not enter AC rooms with wet hair and damp clothes.
- Avoid wearing synthetic and tight clothes. Try to wear cotton or linen clothes as much as possible.
- Use an anti-fungal powder to prevent sweat and moisture from building up in the folds of the skin. If you are more prone to fungal infections, use a medicated powder like Mycoderm.
- If you suffer from asthma or diabetes, avoid living near damp walls. In such patients it promotes the growth of fungus which can be particularly harmful.
- Drink warming herbal tea as much as possible which has antibacterial properties.
- Take vitamin C to strengthen your immune system and help fight infection.
- Children’s skin is especially vulnerable during the monsoon season. Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that causes red sores on children’s bodies that may break open, ooze fluid, and develop a crust. Lesions usually appear around the mount and nose. Scabies caused by mites is also common during monsoon and causes itchy skin. To prevent them from spreading, it is very important to get these conditions treated, so for this, meet a good dermatologist (dermatologist) and get treatment after taking advice.
Here’s to staying healthy and happy!
Monsoon brings a lot of health issues which is why we are here to give you some healthy tips to keep you safe. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the season. If you are careful and follow all the tips given above, you can keep yourself healthy in monsoon too.
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