13 Jul 2018 | 3 min Read
Anshu Bhojnagarwala (firsttimemommy)
Author | 67 Articles
I love rains. Well, initially at least. After being tortured by scorching heat and unrelenting humidity for 4 months, who wouldn’t welcome those cold drops of water falling from the heaven, the scent of the earth and the clean and green surroundings? But much as I appreciate the cooler climes, I also know that monsoon is the harbinger of many illnesses and health problems.
Let’s see the most common health problems and how to keep your child healthy this monsoon:
Digestion: Because of near-absence of sunlight, our digestive system is at the weakest during the rainy season. No wonder people observe fast for these four months. Much as we feel like having fried pakodas, vada pavs and chaat, it’s like an open invitation to health problems.
Cold and cough: An adventurous soaking in the rains might lead to cold and cough in your kids. It’s a sign of weak immunity.
Worms: A child can get infected by worms in any season but in the monsoon, there are heightened chances of getting infected with tapeworms, roundworms and pinworms.
I now realize that these tips are not for kids alone. Even adults can benefit from it.
Do you have more tips that can benefit all of us? Please share.
Aslo read: Boost Your Immunity During Monsoons
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