Probably we welcome monsoon with a bright smile just because of the diminishing summer days. No matter how blissful you are feeling about the monsoon days, you should also ready to shoo away the unwelcome guests who tag along with the monsoon days. So, it is essential to take some precautions during the rainy season and by doing so, we could stay happy and healthy during the monsoon days. Here we are talking about the health tips for rainy seasons as a whole. It will not work even if you are staying away from the water stagnant areas or eating street foods. There are many other reasons you should follow and which could make you enjoy the weather possibly.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER: The first and the foremost thing you should do is to drink enough water regardless of your activity levels. You should never have the habit of compensating your liquid consumption with carbonated, caffeinated and alcoholic drinks and beverages. It is because the preservatives and the sugar content in them may act as diuretics. Instead, you may prefer herbal teas with antibacterial properties.
CLEAR THE HUMID INDOORS: Did you know the humid doors contribute to the growth of fungus? It’s a big yes! Damp walls are the favorite places for fungus and if you are suffering from asthma or any other breathing problems, then you should stay away from it or better choose no to the damp walls.
AVOID TOUCHING YOUR EYES: Eye infections such as conjunctivitis, stye, dry eyes and corneal ulcers are more common during the rainy days. If you ignore treating this, it may even lead to blindness. Just keep your dirty hands away from the eyes and so it may not be infected. And if you are spending too much time on a laptop or computer or television, it may result in redness, itching or irritation.
AVOID WALKING IN THE RAIN: It is natural, most of us like to walk in the rain or some of us would like to dance in the rain or some of us would play in the rain, everything takes back to the childhood days. At times, it may be tempting but walking in the rain turns you prone to a host of viral diseases like leptospirosis and can also pave the way to fungal infections at the feet and the nails. If you are staying in wet socks, it will lead to disease and so aware of the wet socks. Particularly, diabetic persons should be more careful and should not walk in the barefoot because the ground is acting as a host for many kinds of germs. So, it is advisable to walk with home footwear.
HEALTHY DIET: Finally, we are here to the all-important part of our life. So, this is the season where the body and digestive system, in particular, are susceptible to infections. And so, ensure that you only drink the filtered water or boiled water. During the rainy season, just avoid your favorite items such as chaat, juices, colas, tempting kulfis, and other enticing street food. It is hard but it will be even much harder when you fall sick. So, ‘prevention is better than cure’.
Other than these precautions, you can bath twice a day and drink plenty of water every day to enjoy the weather to the fullest.
Enjoy healthy and happy rainy days!