Monsoon season brings great respite of all living beings after scorching heat of summer. However, diseases also become common in this season as bacteria thrive due to warm, wet and humid weather. In this article, let’s find out the common monsoon ailments and their prevention methods.
Typhoid is a water-borne disease that can trouble your health during the rainy season. You can suffer from this illness if you have contaminated water or food as it transmits bacteria into your system. Prolonged fever, severe stomach pain and headache are symptoms of typhoid.
The viral fever becomes more prevalent during monsoon. Common symptoms of this disease are constant sneezing, sore throat and fever.
Malaria is one of the most common ailments that trouble people in India during monsoon. Waterlogging is the biggest reason this disease spreads so widely. Patients suffering from malaria can experience a fever at regular intervals, muscle pain, bouts of shivering and weakness.
Cholera is another fatal disease that thrives during the rainy season. Bacteria that causes this disease is found in contaminated food or water and poor hygiene also helps in spreading this ailment. Common symptoms of cholera are; severe diarrhoea, vomiting and muscle cramps.
Jaundice is an ailment in which the patients can have a yellowish tinge to skin and sclerae (white part of the eye) that is caused by hyperbilirubinemia (excess of bilirubin the blood). Patient’s skin and sclerae colour may get brown if the disease is highly elevated.
Gastroenteritis or food poisoning is a very common disease in India. Vomiting and diarrhoea are major symptoms of this disease.
We hope these precautionary methods will help you in keeping various monsoon diseases away. However, if you experience the symptoms of any of these monsoon related diseases, then you should see a doctor immediately to safeguard your health.