Monsoon brings with it a reason to smile, to bathe in the rain showers and enjoy the charm of it to the fullest. But it also brings a number of diseases and allergies with it. The extremely humid climate and repeated rains make various bacteria’s to be active in the atmosphere.
In order to save yourself from falling sick in this beautiful season, take the following precautions:
1- Say No to Street Food- All of us know that street food is unhealthy and should be avoided regardless of the season. But if you can’t keep away from munching these not-so-healthy delicacies, try to avoid it at least in monsoons. These foods are prepared and sold in the open and come in direct contact with disease causing bacteria’s and can increase your chances of falling sick.
2- Keep Your Hands Clean- You obviously cannot keep away from public places but your safety is in your hands. Try to keep yourself clean. Wash your hands frequently with soap. Most of the bacteria enter your body through mouth and nose. Carry a clean handkerchief to clean your face.
3-Keep Mosquitoes Away
Stagnant water accumulated in the potholes of every street results in abundance of the mosquitoes. Keep the insides of your home clean and dry. Clean the stagnant water from cooler, fountains, ditches and other potholes. Use mosquito repellents in your homes as well as on your body when you go out.