Disease are quite common during hot summers and can effect us in many ways. Some of the common diseas
s during summers are food poisoning, heat stroke,Sun burns,skin rashes,chicken pox, measles, Jaundice,typhoid,mumps etc. To avoid such disease consult the doctor immediately, in case you experience uneasiness . Going for a health preventive health check-up will enable you to know your body’s current health status.
Information about disease in Hot Period(summer)
– Food poisoning
– Heat stroke
– Sun burns
– Skin rashes
– Chicken Pox
Describe of some Disease of summer
1. Chicken Pox : what is chicken pox ?
Chicken Pox makes of one of the must common summer disease . It starts in the form of fluid filled, red and small rashes accompanied by fever as high as 1o2 Fahrenheit and ultimately turns into fluid-filled blisters which crust or chip over leaving Marks on the skin. People who have diabetes, cancer, blood pressure problem, tuberculosis,HIV, on specific steroids,or those with a weak immune system are prone to chicken pox. Usually,the virus (Varicella- zoster)travels through droplets present in the environment exhibited by an infected person either during his sneezing or coughing spells. In many individuals the virus causing chicken pox also remains dormant in the body until it gets exponentially favourable weather conditions to propel again.
Symptoms of Chicken pox
– Include scabs
– itchy skin
– Redness skin
– High grade fever
– Loss of appetite
– Headache which usually lasts for more than a week or two weeks.
2. Food poisoning : About Food poisoning
The main cause of food poisoning is consumption of contaminated food or water. It spreads by bacteria,viruses,toxins,and chemicals which, post entering the human body cause the onset of stomach pain,nausea,diarrhoea or vomiting. Raw meat, food sold in the open by roadside vendors,and contaminated water are common carries of disease causing microbes.
Symptoms of Food Poisoning
– Stomach pain
– Vomiting etc.
3. Heat Stroke : what about heat stroke?
If on a hot Summer day, you experience headache, drying of skin,cramps,weakness,vomit,increased heart rate, or shallow breathing it’s quite possible you are suffering from a heat stroke. The very first sign of heat stroke is dizziness which is usually followed by a bunch of other conditions such as nausea,seizure etc. But when it truns severe, it usually leads to a condition of coma. To prevent heat stroke,doctors advise that one must overdo with clothes,which typically traps the body heat inside and causes problems.
Symptoms of Heat Stroke
– Drying of skin
– Weight loss
– Disblance of heart rate
4. Jaundice: About Jaundice
Jaundice is a common water borne disease.
It can be a result of “Hepatitis A” and is mainly caused dur the consumption of contaminated food and water. That spreads due to Hepatitis A is transmitted by the faces oral route. It is when an uninfected person invests food or water contaminated with the faces of an infected person. It can either be foodborne or waterborne. If not treated in time, this disease can effecte the functionality of the liver leading to over production of bole. The visible symptoms include , yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes and the whites of the eyes,light coloured stools, dark yellow coloured urine and itchy skin.
Symptoms of Jaundice
- Yellow discoloration of the skin
- Mucous membranes and the whites of the eyes.
- Light coloured stools.
- Yellow coloured urine
- Itchy skin
- Weight loss.
Summer Diseases and Prevention (How to care)
- Try to avoid activities outside the home during peak Sun hours.
- Avoid exposure to direct Sunlight and crowded areas.
- Use sunsream with a higher SPF to prevent skin damage.
- Avoid roadside food or contaminated water.
- Increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables.
- Prefer light colored loose clothing as dark colors absorb heat.
- Keep your premise healthy and clean.
Summer is the beautiful time to enjoy vacations and spend time with friends/family, making memories only if you are healthy. All that you need to do to stay fit is the little awareness and few precautions to enjoy the good times.
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessing.