"Prevention is better than cure". A better understanding of possible diseases that cause sickness during summer will help you in, taking the necessary measure in preventing them. This article tells you about common possible diseases that you might be vulnerable for and remedies you can undertake to prevent them.
List of possible diseases
- Food Borne Illness
- Skin diseases
- Heat Stroke
Food Borne Illness:
There are more possibilities for foodborne illness in summer because your food can be easily spoiled by bacteria. In Summer, a moist and warm environment can be achieved for bacteria to grow well.
Prevention: Proper Storage methods for your food.
Measles and Mumps:
Measles & Mumps are caused by a virus named paramyxovirus which is transmitted by direct face to face communication and through airborne routes by large droplets. Most People prefer to have fresh juices and soft drinks in roadside shops during summer. If cleanliness is not maintained, these can easily spread.
Prevention: Taking the required vaccine. Avoid outdoor Dining.
To withstand the heat, you may go swimming in pools. This may cause rashes or other diseases. Sweating a lot can also cause rashes. Exposing your skin in sunlight for more time could cause sunburn.
Prevention: Always take a shower before a plunge. Take often a bath. Don't remain under sunlight for much time.
Due to the extreme heat, your body sweats and urinates more to maintain your body temperature so you will be easily dehydrated.
Prevention: Take more than five liters of water per day.
Headache, nausea, disorientation, and fainting can be caused due to, too much exposure to sunlight and experiencing much heat.
Prevention: Hydrating yourself and avoiding exposure to sunlight.
Getting wet in a sudden downpour or not drying yourself after a bath can cause cold and cough.
Prevention: Keep yourself dry.