There are many ways to maintain health so that we are ready when extreme weather comes suddenly and we face it with a healthy body.
We are currently entering a transition season which is considered to be extreme, where at any time when the weather is brightly bright and the temperature is high enough, it can immediately turn into heavy rain and the temperature drops drastically.
This was exacerbated by prolonged rain which caused flooding at several points. These extreme weather changes not only have an impact on daily activities, but also have an impact on the health of our bodies.
In such weather conditions, the viruses and bacteria around us can develop and spread faster. The spread of disease occurs more easily even though the body’s immune system is in prime condition.
Therefore it is important for us to maintain our immune system so that it is not susceptible to diseases that interfere with our health.
Diseases That Often Appear When Extreme Weather Changes
Dengue fever often occurs due to a lack of community awareness in protecting the surrounding environment. Ignoring standing water around the house or not closing tightly the water reservoir around the house.
So that it becomes a place to grow Aides Aegypti’s larvae. Symptoms of dengue fever are generally in the form of a high fever that comes down on the third day but will rise again, nausea, vomiting, headaches, body aches and pains, and may be accompanied by the appearance of red spots on the skin, bleeding gums or nosebleeds.
During the transition season, cases of this disease become high because of the large amount of dust and dirt that is scattered. This disease is closely related to dietary consumption and food hygiene.
Because this disease is generally caused by germs or viruses that usually contaminate food and drinks. Symptoms can include repeated liquid bowel movements, a choked stomach, can be accompanied by vomiting which causes the sufferer’s body to become weak due to dehydration.
ARI (Acute Respiratory Infection)
This disease is most susceptible to attack in the transition season. The most common and most experienced symptoms are fever, cough and runny nose.
This indicates a decreased immune system due to unstable weather changes so that viruses and germs that are abundant in the air are easy to attack the immune system.
Tips for Maintaining Stamina To Stay Fit In Extreme Weather
Diligently consume fruits and vegetables.
Foods that are rich in antioxidants, namely vegetables and fruits, are important to support the immune system’s immune system.
The content of antioxidants can ward off free radicals in the body so that it can suppress damage in cells and support your immune system.
Vegetables can help increase the production of compounds to regulate your immune system.
Eat protein. It is important for your body to consume protein, because consuming enough protein for the body can help repair and boost the immune system.
By exercising regularly, you can control and regulate T cells, which are a type of white blood cell that functions to keep your body immune to disease or infection and can help boost your immunity.
In the results of research studies it was found that people who regularly exercise with moderate intensity portions such as regular brisk walking are believed to help reduce their risk of getting influenza or the flu by 50%.