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Dr. Neha Dhakad
BHMS Homeopath Family Physician 12 Years Experience, Maharashtra
#Bacterial Infection#Healthcare#Viral Fever

Do you Easily get infected and suffer from cough and cold during monsoon? than these tips will definitely help you.
In Rainy season mosquitoes can easily breed and increases the risk of mosquito transmitted infections.Malaria , Dengue , food and water poisioning , diarrhoea, vomiting , flu.
Viral infections are also common. In highly humid weather numerous one can prone to skin diseases and fungal infections.
Chronic skin conditions such as eczema, acne and psoriasis tend to worsen during the monsoon season. The climate is also favourable for fungus to thrive.
People they have problem of recurrent cough and cold or allergic cough also suffer a lot in these season because of their low immunity.

1)What You need to care about Food and drink:
* If you’re fond of street food, the rainy season isn’t the time to indulge. Pollution of water and raw vegetables is very common during rainy season. You can easily fall ill from contaminants.
*you must avoid any sort of fried food While consuming fish, make sure you eat it fresh. Cook fish properly as it is the breeding season for fishes.
*Try to avoid refrigerated food and drinks.
*Monsoons are infamously known for stomach ailments, too. Indigestion and food poisoning are mostly affect people in the months of rains.
Food items cleaned and cooked at home are any day better than frozen, pre-cooked food from the market. Warm and fresh cooked food must be given preference over cold leftovers as the former not only gives a soothing warm effect to your body it also helps in keeping away some common bacterial illnesses away. 

*A cup of hot soup is highly recommended during monsoon.  It encourages thickened secretions and helps you to get rid of bacteria and viruses from your system. 
Frequently Drink antibacterial warm herbal teas .
Take Vitamin C to boost your immune system and help fight off infections.

2)What you need to care about skin and hair:
*Number of leptospirosis cases may peak during the rainy season and outbreaks can occur following excessive rainfall or flooding. it can lead to various fungal infections of the feet and nails.
*Dry your feet whenever they get wet. Don't continue to wear wet socks or wet shoes!
*Get a good pair of waterproof shoes to protect your feet from getting wet,also they are easier to dry off and provide traction that prevents slipping.
*After getting wet in the rain take Shower.Diseases develop when your body experiences a sudden change of temperature in the rain. Taking a hot shower right after being drenched in wet clothes stabilises the cold temperature and is the best way to get rid of all the germs that you may have picked up in the rain. If you get drenched in the rain, add disinfectant to bathing water to avoid skin problems.
*Keep your skin clean by bathing twice a day. Due to humidity many toxins can buildup on the the skin.
*Avoid colds and coughs by keeping your body warm and dry.
*Children's skin is particularly vulnerable during the monsoon season. Impetigo & scabies are common during these season and produces itchy skin. It's important to visit a dermatologist to get these conditions treated before they spread.
*Avoid wearing tight clothing or clothing made out of synthetic fabric
3)What you need to take care about Enviornment around you:
*One major thing you need to make sure that there is no water-logging in and around your house. Water-logging provides shelter to mosquitoes and bacteria -- which in turns makes room for several monsoon diseases.
*If you suffer from asthma or diabetes, avoid staying anywhere with damp walls. It promotes the growth of fungus and can be especially harmful.
*Don’t enter air conditioned rooms with wet hair and damp clothes.
*keep your house clean and pest-free to prevent sickness during monsoon
*To enhance your body's natural ability to kill viruses and bacteria, including exercise in your daily routine is suggested. Physical exercises like walking, jogging , running, as a part of your daily routine will aid in healthier metabolism and prevent you from getting sick during monsoons. 
Advice :
* Get enough sleep.
*Just because you enjoy to rain,don’t just get drenched everytime.
*If you need to Venture out,carry your rain gear or umbrella to protect yourself
*In case if you are already suffering ,just consult with Homeopathic Doctor . It is best way to get ride of your health issues without side effects and improve your immunity.

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