Summer may be safe and fun if you're aware of the ailments it might cause.
In this, the body loses water by sweating and urinating.
- Always thirsty - Frequent, black urine. - Confused - migraines
Coconut water and lassi also work. Water-rich fruits are vital. Grapes, watermelon, papaya, mango .
Exposure to heat for a long stretch of time in conjunction with dehydration messes with the body’s ability to regulate internal temperature.
– Piercing headache – Dizziness – Muscle cramps
To avert sunstroke, drink plenty of fluids, unfurl your umbrella when you step outside, avoid going out between 12 noon and 3 PM and wear comfortable cotton clothing.
Allergy causes hay fever. Allergies occur when your body's immune system can't fight off invaders. Early summer is when flowers blossom and pollen touches your skin.
– Congested nose and watering eyes. – Coughing and sneezing. – Fatigue and fever.
Pollution masks minimise allergen exposure. Medications may alleviate allergy symptoms if you're prone to them.
Salmonella and Clostridium flourish in summer. Food multiplies. Without proper food preparation and storage, you might get food poisoning.
– Stomach cramp – Nausea and vomiting – Diarrhea
Long exposure to UVA and UVB may cause sunburns. Itchy, dry, red skin, nausea, fever, and chills. Serious burns may blister and peel.
What Can You Do:
Apply a high-SPF sunscreen 20 minutes before going outside. Also, moisturise the skin.
A viral infection that causes an itchy, blister-like rash. Chickenpox is very infectious for unvaccinated people. Symptoms include an itchy, blister-like rash. Vaccines prevent chickenpox. High-risk populations may get antiviral drugs.
Get a chickenpox vaccination and avoid sick people. The sick individual should be confined at home.
Summertime lethal jaundice. Getting this sickness through contaminated food or drink. When contaminated water or food is ingested, feces-oral hepatitis A virus enters the body. This condition might harm the liver. Jaundice symptoms include yellow skin, pale eyes, dark urine, and itching.