Top Monsoon Health Tips
Divya Sainathan 2 Mins Read
Divya Sainathan is a writer and editor with a special interest in early childhood education.
With the spectre of COVID-19 still hanging over us, the monsoon season that is now active in most parts of India, only adds to the risky air. Here are some tips to fend off sickness.
Cloudy skies, the lush green foliage, earthly scent and the chill ah, how enchanting is the monsoon season! After setting the mood, sorry to puncture it with a statutory warning the monsoon air is also brimming with microscopic and infectious germs. These germs are known to infect us with diseases such as malaria, dengue, typhoid, cholera and jaundice and of course the common cold and flu. Children are particularly vulnerable to such infections during the monsoons because their immune system is still developing. And with COVID-19, parents are dreading this years monsoon even more, because its hard to find out if your childs cough is a result of the novel coronavirus or just the common cold.Watch what you eat and drinkThe rainy season is a sensitive time for the gut. The weather conditions slow down our digestion process. The risk of contamination of food and water is also.