Monsoons bring with them not just relief from the scorching summer but also a number of health problems. The rainy season, on one side, replenishes the earth with freshwater but, on the other hand, can act as a massive breeding grounds for the mosquitoes.
There is a significant rise in the number of people falling sick during monsoons. Either it is due to vector-borne diseases passed on by insects such as mosquitoes, or by eating/drinking something contaminated.
Some of the common symptoms of getting sick during monsoons are:
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Mild fever
- Loss of appetite
While these might not seem very severe in the beginning, but, they may escalate and make you very sick. Also, many of the monsoon diseases are infectious. So, if anyone in your friend or family circle falls sick, the risk of others falling sick gets very high. Thus, you should follow some effective health tips for monsoon to keep yourself protected and fit.
To stay healthy, you need to take special care apart from considering a malaria/dengue insurance
cover for financial backup. View this SlideShare for some health tips to help you do so.
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