Prepare yourself for the weather change with homeopathy.
Why does monsoon triggers the spread of diseases and infections?
We are likely more prone to develop diseases in monsoons due to increased exposure to micro-organisms such as viruses, bacteria, and other opportunistic infections. The chances to fall prey to such diseases increase two-folds, the major cause being the humidity which means the higher moisture content in the air helps the organisms to become active and spread easily from one person to another. The transmission rate of monsoon illnesses is higher because most of the infections are communicable ( spread easily from one person to another ).
Sometimes the monsoon illnesses remain subclinical for a major period, which makes it difficult for the attendants or the sufferer to ask for help and support. Here, lies the catch if timely assistance and help are provided very long-term suffering can be avoided.
Most common diseases that flourish during monsoon
Airborne diseases- spread through droplets that traverse via air route and affect mostly the respiratory tract producing abnormal symptoms. Due to the weak immune system, it makes the elderly more prone, and due to the still-developing and careless behavior of children they too are affected. Common air-borne diseases are:
- Flu and cold
Waterborne disease- infect and spread through the route of water mostly dirty and stagnant water. According to WHO 3.4 million people are affected by water-borne diseases in India. The most common disease is:
- GIT infections
Mosquito-borne diseases- the vector of transmission is mosquito here and monsoon being their breeding season makes it easier for their spread and they cater varied and serious infections. To name some of the infections that pose a major threat during monsoon and main cause being mosquito are:
Other symptoms of concerns observed during changes of weather especially during monsoon are loss of appetite resulting in lethargy and minor pains, humidity being the cause behind it.
How homeopathy can prove to be your best friend to shift you from monsoon illness to wellness?
Homeopathy has a very effective role to play when it comes to treating monsoon illnesses. The advantages being it suits all age groups from children, young to old age individuals, is safe with no side effects or residual symptoms, works on the root cause, and eliminates it, following the holistic principles of well-being. Through years of studies, this is evident now that few individuals are more susceptible to catch a cold, flu, and other infections during monsoon. This may happen due to the constitution that has been carried by them through genetics or environmental factors, and the good news is homeopathy is potent enough to help evolve and change this constitution which is prone to fall ill during monsoon. Signs and symptoms of weaker immunity are evident since childhood, it’s the responsibility of the parents to observe and ask for help from a certified homeopath. The help when offered timely can save the child from various troubles related to health and wellness in the future.
Holistic lifestyle when opted for gradually strengthens immunity and teaches you to embrace wellness. Homeopathy supports holistic living and aids the body to heal itself, various homeopathic remedies that signify their importance for viral fever, cold and flu, other infections such as typhoid, jaundice, etc are as follows:
- Arsenic album
- Rhus. tox
- Carbo veg
- Ant. Tart
Another arena where homeopathy excels as the most suitable mode of treatment for monsoon illnesses is as a preventive treatment option. Homeopathy deals with signs and symptoms and suggests the suitable indicated remedy after knowing the individual through a well-taken case individually. Hence it is the best option when it comes to preventive medicine for saving oneself from monsoon illness. It also works well in the epidemic infections that spread rapidly because of cost-effectiveness, easy administration, and one can never get resistant to homeopathic drugs because it is customized according to person individuality and never administered incessantly.
With constitutional homeopathic treatment, one can be relieved of their seasonal allergies and chronic complaints aggravating with weather changes but the only thing to keep in mind is only a certified and trained homeopath having equipped with all the tools and knowledge can help you with the remedy and the doses and not self-medication. So, always consult a doctor for help, and self-medication is not appreciated.
Some general preventive ways that help to establish health and wellness during monsoon season especially are:
- Always drink clean water. If you feel water isn’t clean enough to be consumed as it is boiled it allow it to cool before using to prevent yourself from water-borne infections.
- Keep your personal use articles such as toiletries, handkerchiefs and other things separate so you don’t transfer infections to others.
- Keep yourself protected from mosquito bites either by keeping the surroundings clean and not allowing waterlogging, or using mosquito repellant creams or nets.
- Consume a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamin C and fiber to keep your gut healthy and immunity strong.
- Never skip your miraculous drink that is water, keeping yourself hydrated is important.
- Avoid visiting crowded spaces and use sanitizers regularly.
These precautions are something we all know but any failure to follow them regularly may result in damage to our wellness. So, be aware and save yourself from unnecessary suffering remember precaution is better than cure, and choose homeopathy as your best friend to shift your monsoon illness to wellness.