Chikungunya: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Chikungunya Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Taking plenty of fluids in the form of warm water, soups, and broths can help flush out the virus faster from the body.
, Eating oranges, amla, sweet lime, capsicum, broccoli, pineapple, cabbage, papaya, and guavas can provide vitamin C, which destroys invasive viruses and bacteria.
, Vitamin A rich foods like yellow- orange coloured fruits and vegetables can increase the production of natural infection-fighting cells.

Malaria: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Malaria Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: As sweating and fever cause considerable loss of fluid, drink plenty of watery substances like soups, milk, lime juice, etc. Water with some salt and sugar is also excellent. Coconut water may be particularly beneficial in reducing vomiting and replacing the loss of fluid and electrolytes. Individuals having vitamin A deficiency are more likely to contract malaria hence foods rich in vitamin A such as milk, fruits (mangoes, papaya) and vegetables (carrots, tomatoes, drumstick, amaranth, spinach, pumpkin) should be taken.

Malaria: Meaning, Diagnosis and Overview

Malaria is a disease caused by an infection of the red blood cells with a tiny organism. This is a mosquito borne infectious disease. Malaria is contracted by the bite of mosquitoes. When an infected mosquito (the Anopheles mosquito) bites you, it injects the malaria parasites into your blood. 

Zika Virus – Beware of Mosquitoes, again!

Zika is a mosquito borne virus. It is transmitted mostly by the bite of Aedes aegypti mosquito which also spreads dengue and chikungunya viruses. Symptoms include fever, rash, conjunctivitis and mild fever. Incubation period is 2-7 days after the bite of infected mosquito. One out of four people will develop symptoms of the disease. Source: Muhammad Mahdi Karim The virus         Read More …

India – the Dengue Capital of the World

Dengue Beware of that mosquito you might spot around you during the day! For, you may catch the Dengue Fever if you don’t take the due precautions. India’s official data reports about 20,000 cases annually but one study estimated this number to be about 300X off – with the actual number of hospitalizations being around 58,00,000! Dengue is endemic in India         Read More …