There are lots of fun things that you can do on a rainy day in your life. But more fun can be extremely dangerous for you, speaking health wise. Due to consistent spells of rain, humidity settles in and that allows infectious bacteria and viruses to spread faster than ever. So while you’re out there, enjoying a rainy day, be sure to take certain precautions. The following tips will arm you against ‘raining’ infections on and after a rainy day. Go ahead, take a look!
Extra Clothing, Extra Care
It is so easy to get soppy on a rainy day. Some light to moderate rain, a downpour, or a short and sweet passing shower, they all have one thing in common: they leave your clothes wet! Walking around in wet clothes is like begging to fall disease of the skin. Experts suggest that you can carry an extra pair of clothing with you at all times during a rainy day. You can at least have a life-saving towel in your bag s well. A phase of incessant shivering is usually followed by a fever and common cold. Congrats! You just invited virus into your body.
Avoid getting sloppiness in the rain! This may sound redundant yet many people forget to carry an umbrella or proper rain gear. Carry rain-repulsive items and lower the chances of any disease catching you by surprise. In case your feet get sloppiness, wipe dry with a towel immediately as moisture can lead to fungal infections as well.
Wash Your Hands
Mostly person ignore this very basic directive a hundred times and yet it’ll come back to haunt you. So washing your hands remains at the top of the list when it comes to taking precautions during any season. Now during monsoon and rainy days, bacteria and viruses become pro-active and there are countless ways in which you can come in contact with these microscopic monsters! So go ahead, tap that liquid soap, carry a sanitizer, and act ‘hygienic’ before every meal.
Street Food Should Stay On the Streets
If you really want to not become sick, stay away from street foods. Now this one is a little difficult to ‘digest’ but so is the food on the streets these days. The oily, tempting, unhealthy and unhygienic load of everything spicy and tangy isn’t fit for a rainy day folks. Your favorite street food items are prepared in open air, out on the streets, and are carriers of waterborne diseases and ‘Delhi Belly’ inspired stomach infections.
It has a therapeutic effect on your body and can do wonders to your overall health. If you somehow ended up getting drenched in the rain, quickly prepare some herbal tea in-house for yourself. Just add cloves, cinnamon, basil, pepper, and ginger to that brewing beauty and gulp it down. These are body warming ingredients which have other benefits too.
There are lots of tips you can use during the rainy day. But above are the basic tips which you can carry in your day to day life and easily as well. So we all know that the importance of health.