Summer is always added with lots of fun and frolic, but sometimes people forget that the skin and body will not be same as like in winter. There is having a lot of difference in the climatic conditions between summer and winter. The heat that intense in the summer is not only effects our body, but skin too and this leads to the dehydration, damage immune system, electrolyte imbalance (due to excessive or heavy sweating). It also damages your skin in a harsh manner. In such a way that no family would like to have holidays which was effected by summer, such as Sunstroke, Dehydration, sunburn, slew or fungal diseases.
The perfect way to avoid dehydration by having plenty of waters and other liquids like coconut water, butter milk and healthy drinks. The major problem acquired in India is humidity and hot, this causes excessive sweating. This leads to prickly heat which was marked by tiny blisters. This tiny blister majorly causes in the area of folds of the skin and in the areas of tight clothing. In such cases, the homeopathy has many remedies that can be help particularly. To get rid of from this prickly heat rash is , take 5-6 pellets of Natrum Sulphuricum 6X twice in a day. To fight against with the fungal infections is to take a homeopathic Chrysarobic acid 6C in a dosage of 5-6 pills twice in a day.
Tips We Need To Remember Are As Follows:
Just trun to these simple tips to be as sun-friendly.
1. AVOID FRIED FOOD AND HAVE BREAKFAST:
Having fried food or fat contented food in your regular diet in summer leads to lethargy and slowdowns the digestive process. It also affects the skin and makes the skin unhealthy. Always prefer to eat lighter meals and by adding of more salads, fruits and green vegetables. Also too many people skip their breakfast in the morning before heading outside. Without consistent nutrition your body wilts in summer, it leads to heat over exposure, dehydration and fainting. Having breakfast with high protein food like eggs, fruits, whole grains, and salads. A healthy breakfast will jump-start your metabolism.
2. REDUCE THE INTAKE OF TEA AND COFFEE:
Being addict to coffee and tea too much, increases the urination problem in summer and this also leads to water loss and dryness of skin. Also eat light to feel light and healthy. Drink heavy dosage of cool and non-alcoholic beverages especially when you are at outdoors. This makes your body cool and makes your system operates efficient manner.
3. AVOID CIGARETTES AND ALCOHOL:
Summer’s are great time to skip hard drinks and preferable to choose light drinks. Consumption of soft chilled alcoholic beverage (unless you are pregnant or recommended not to drink because of your health condition or other reasons) is best. Smoking and drinking, including addition of carbonated or fizzy drinks, parch, desiccate, and parch. Remember that, consumption of too much alcohol can induce dehydration.
So while you are drinking alcohol on the other side drink water or another beverage to get rid of dehydration problem. Carrying water with you, whenever you leave the house is a good idea. Having sangria (it’s a table wine diluted with juice), a cool beer, wine spritzer will comes under refreshing drinks and also light. Taking one to two drinks daily with a bounded quantity of alcohol will protect against heart disease.
4. SKIP TIGHT FITTED CLOTHES :
Tight clothes, skin fit clothes controls and stops hamper circulation. It also increases sweating and behaves like discomfort outfit. It’s better to wear loose fitted clothes, light coloured clothes like white cotton shirt which keeps you cool all the day. Whereas it’s easy to release perspiration when compare with synthetic materials. Light coloured clothes also reflect light instead of absorbing it and this cools your body.
5. AVOID SUN EXPOSURE:
It’s best to stay out of the sun between mid noon’s to evening because the ultraviolet are at peak stage which majorly damages our skin and health too. It’s better to use a sun screen lotion with sun protection factor (SPF) before half-an-hour when you step out and also re-apply for every 4-6 hours. Especially for the people whose skin get rashes due to heat, it’s best to take preventive measures in summer. Alter your life style in summers and also avoid tanning your skin. If it’s mandatory to be out in heat, then be sure that you have take frequent breaks, drink plenty of water and more over try to sit in a cool place. It’s better to put off strenuous works and activities until the day gets cool.
6. MAINTAIN GOOD HYGINE:
Take a bath twice a day during summers to get rid of sweat and body odour. Use talcum powders to control body heat. People who work for long time like travelling long distances may not be able to avoid sun, heat, pollution and humidity. Mainly these people get affected by heat rash and boils will make the body plague. These problems can get under controlled by using sandalwood paste (1 table spoon) which was prepared at home, along with a little amount of camphor and some buttermilk.
A few minutes before bath apply this preparation by using cold water. By this process the heat rash will disappear quickly. Also we have another recipe for controlling heat. Take some nutmeg and rose water, add equal parts of pea flower, coriander powder and also sandalwood powder. Apply this prepared paste on affected areas or if possible apply to entire body. After some time clean with cold water. Finally it makes your body feel fresh and refreshed.
7. GIVE A BERRY BOOST TO YOUR DIET:
If you change one thing then it improves your diet in summer. By adding a cup of mixed fresh berries (blueberries, blackberries or strawberries) in your regular diet. This diet gives you antioxidants which prevents from damaging of tissues and reduce risk of age related illness. Especially having blueberries and blackberries gives you more antioxidants. There is also a big bonus by having these berries are, they are top in fibre which maintains low cholesterol and prevents from cancer.
8. GET DIRTY AND STRESS LESS:
To improve your stress level plant a small garden, plant a few flower plants or if possible cultivate simple crops. By putting hands in soil, standing on bare feet on soil, touching the stuff and grounding the stuff gives you relief from physical and mental stress. Whereas flossing controls oral bacteria that improves complete body health and if oral bacteria is low then your body has more resources which helps to fight against bacteria.
9. EXCERSISE AT OUTSIDE:
Pick one outdoor activity like having a nature walk, playing games with your kids, cycling, swimming, or roller balding or simple gym workouts. By playing with your family not only gets fit together, it’s also a best way to create bonding with your family. Also protect your vision at play, it’s better to prefer a protective eyewear. Wearing sunglasses will block maximum 98% of ultraviolet A and B rays. By using sunglasses at outdoors will also prevent from cataracts and also wrinkles around the eyes. When playing sports it’s preferable to wear a protective eyewear of sport-specific.
10. SLEEP WELL:
Sleep is majorly needed in summers. Convert your bedtime as better that is early morning wakes up and go to bed early. Don’t drink alcohol within three hours of bedtime. It’s good to avoid naps during the day unless you having them as a daily routine.
11. HYDRATE, HYDRATE, HYDRATE:
Summer means it’s the time for surfing, pool parties, beach festivals and occasional gateways. Majorly these plans always have an open invitation for you to get sick mainly when you are travelling. Water is your best beverages in summer. Drink more water as you drink normal. Drink at least 2-3 glasses of water when you are in sun. This prevents from dehydration and replenishes your energy levels.
12. APLY YOUR DAILY ‘SPF’:
No one likes funky tan lines and also sun burns. To get rid of from these problems it’s important to apply perfect sunscreen lotion. This not only prevents from skin cancer, but it’s also helps for slow down your skin ageing process. Where as severe sun burns also known as sun poisoning can also cause extreme dehydration. Sunscreen with lower SPF (sun protection factor) is always having efficient as a higher SPF. People having a fair complexion commonly use a higher SPF, because of less melanin in their skin. Lotions consist some more effective when compare with sprays, only because there is a less chance for streaking.
Finally always keep an eye on young, old, also on your lovely and very caring pets. Older adults and babies are more capable to heat induced illness. By regular check we can prevent from illness and regular diseases. Always keep your pets indoor during the hottest part of the day (almost mid noon to evening) and keep refilling their water bowls.