Yay! Rain! Yes, the monsoon is going to arrive soon to provide a much-needed respite from this heat. But it also brings with it numerous diseases which could have a traumatic experience on us.

It is essential to incorporate preventive measures so that we could enjoy the monsoon. Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, Hepatitis, Typhoid and Influenza are some of the common diseases in this period.

Influenza- The flu which affects our nose and throat. It is highly contagious and spreads easily through a cough or sneeze, skin-to-skin contact and by touching a contaminated surface.

Symptoms- Fever, cold, muscle ache, cough, runny nose, and headache.

Preventive measures- The best way to prevent it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle with a nutritional diet. There are also vaccines which are administered to susceptible individuals.

Awareness is essential. Engage in a healthy lifestyle and raise a shield against these diseases. Oh, and enjoy the rain!