Monsoon: Prevention And Precautionary Measures

Posted by Antony76 on Tue, Aug 9, 2016  
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Monsoon showers bring much relief from the searing heat of summer. Even  though monsoon brings the much needed relief from the unbearable summer heat, comes the risk of viral and bacterial infections, some of which can be life threatening.  Taking precautionary measures is the need of the hour.

Simple But Effective Ways To Stay Healthy This Monsoon:

Stay Safe From Mosquitoes

Monsoon brings with it the swarm of mosquitoes pretty much all over the place. These mosquitoes have the capability of bringing about fatal illnesses like chikungunya, malaria and dengue.  Protect yourself from mosquitoes by fixing net to your widows.  Do not let any water to gather near your window boxes, coolers and neighborhood.   Use mosquito repellent creams, moisturizers during daytime.  The scent of sweat draws in mosquitoes and feet tends to be the softest target.  Apply a thick layer of repellent on your footwear and trousers as most mosquito chomps happen on feet and legs.


Make Tulsi A Part Of Your Routine

The unassuming Tulsi is a immunity builder and disease fighter. We tend to pop our multivitamins, yet overlook this powerful herb from our own garden.  Use boiled ginger, dark pepper powder, crushed tulis  in water and taste a glass each and every day.  Tulsi is a known for its antioxidant capability with proven antibacterial, antiviral, detoxifying, cleansing specialist that is useful for the respiratory framework, skin and hair.

Be Careful When Eating Out

Avoid food from roadside sellers where cleanliness levels are low. In the event that you do need to eat, then go for toasted sandwiches or hot nourishments.  Skip the chutneys and sauces for good, as water is the major source of contamination that has the ability to affect your stomach.  Avoid faucet water and get your water purifier adjusted and cleaned before the rainy season starts.   Drink enough water to keep yourself all around hydrated and keep up immunity levels. 

Go For Home-Made Soups And Teas

Herbal teas are stuffed with cancer preventing agent, builds immunity and secure against sicknesses. Get in to the habit of consuming green tea with ginger, cinnamon and cardamom to taste and have it for the duration of the day.  Include hot vegetable soups with ginger in your eating routine. Grind washed and peeled ginger in your vegetables while cooking and sprinkle squashed dark pepper on soups and teas. Have milk with a quarter teaspoon of turmeric powder.  Use adequate amount of lemon juice in to your diet to get that much Vitamin C. 


Pay Attention On Personal Hygiene

Maintaining cleanliness can stop 80% fevers and diseases from developing in any form.  Wash your hands for no less than 20 seconds with cleanser every time you use the washroom, prior and after eating and when you return from work.   Carry a hand sanitizer with you for times when you have no access to water.  Make sure you are in the habit of washing your feet each time you enter the house. Give adequate care to your toes and nails to keep away from parasitic infections.


Avoid Certain Foods

Monsoon paves way for germs especially in great leafy vegetables. In this way, keep away from vegetables like spinach, cabbage and cauliflower.  Keep away from carbonated refreshments and fizzy beverages as they lessen the minerals in our body.   Go simple on dairy items as our digestive frameworks works slowly during monsoon.  Additionally, they are a simple rearing ground for microscopic organisms. Roadside juices should be avoided at any cost these are sliced or peeled ahead of time and are a hotspot for pollution. What's more, the storing process is typically unhygienic.



Follow these simple rules and enjoy your monsoon in a disease free manner. Stay Healthy, Stay Happy! Stay Hydrated!


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