Every season brings its own problems and diseases with it. According to your question, we’ll talk about the diseases that breed in rainy season today. Sudden downpour after extreme heat may invite several diseases due to many different reasons. Some of the main reasons are as follows:
• Polluted drinking water: The risk of drinking water getting polluted is higher in rainy season. And it is a known fact that most of the diseases originate due to unhygienic drinking water.
• Raw vegetables: Eating raw vegetables and green vegetables in rainy season is harmful for health. Due to moisture, a lot of germs are breeding in these vegetables which can cause disease.
• Collected water: The water in the vicinity of our house gets easily collected in rainy season. This breeds mosquitoes which become the reason of many diseases. Collected water in rainy season breeds a lot of germs and bacteria giving birth to diseases.
Diseases that breed during rainy season:
• Jaundice: The increase of Billrubin in our blood causes Jaundice. The main reason of it is unhygienic water and raw vegetables.
• Malaria: When the mosquitoes breeding in collected and untreated water bite someone, that person suffers from a high fever which is called Malaria. This is different from the normal fever as the extent of it is greater and more severe.
• Typhoid: This is also a kind of fever which is caused due to intake of unhygienic food and water.
Steps that can be taken to prevent the diseases that breed during rainy season:
• The prevention starts from home itself. Make sure your house has a proper ventilation system because germs breed where there is no space for air to pass over. Keep your house and surroundings clean and airy.
• Have seasonal vegetables that are grown only in rainy season.
• You can try various yogasanas like pranayama and kapalbharati everyday in morning to keep these diseases away.
• Consume light food. If you have body ache, try fenugreek and celery. Have seasonal fruits and vegetables.
All these steps can help you avoid the diseases borne in rainy season.
(Translated from Hindi by Meetali)