Monsoon has just arrived! Heavy rainfall pours all over the major cities in India. With relief from the scorching heat of summer, the monsoon also brings some major health problems, especially Mosquito-borne diseases like Malaria, Dengue, and Typhoid. Hepatitis A, etc.
Why are Mosquito-Borne Diseases Common in Monsoons?
Due to repeated rainfall showers water builds up in different parts of the house like gardens, roads, potholes, etc. This attracts and gives rise to the population of mosquitoes which are carriers of dengue, chikungunya and malaria. If you are unfortunate enough to be bitten by one of these carriers you will experience symptoms like high fever, chills, weakness, pain, etc.
How to Stay Healthy During Monsoon?
Irrespective of the intensity of these illness carriers you can still sustain your healthy state by boosting your immunity and adapting some of these below-mentioned tips:
Diet is everything from maintaining your body weight to boosting your immunity. With the right choice of foods, you can either boost your health or deteriorate it with the wrong ones. So, to maintain your healthy state you should add seasonal fruits and green vegetables to your diet.
Make Your Surroundings Hygienic
Whether you are at your workplace or home make sure there are no water buildups so that the mosquitoes cannot get attracted. Clean surfaces carefully with disinfectants that kill germs, bacteria, and viruses. Also, use mosquito killers like a coil or liquid vaporizers to get rid of these virus carriers.
Focus on Cardiovascular Fitness
Maintaining your cardiac fitness should be your top priority. To fight these diseases with stronger immunity you should elevate your fitness levels. Hit the gym and perform cardio & muscle-strengthening exercises. If you are not a Gymer then yoga will be the best alternative for you.
One of the very basics of maintaining your healthy state is to drink at least 2-3 litres of water daily. Moreover, the purity of the water should be your top concern. During monsoons water becomes contaminated very easily therefore drinking clean water should be very best.