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Dengue: What you need to know - Weekly Health Digest

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    We are aware of the causes and symptoms of dengue. Here, are some prevention and recovery tips to manage dengue.


    • Avoid stagnation of water in and around your premises since mosquitoes are attracted to stagnant water to breed. Ensure to keep the DRY all the time.
    • Make sure the water from flowerpots, air conditioners, coolers, refrigerators are changed and cleaned regularly.
    • Remove all items that can decay immediately – garbage, rotten leaves, etc.
    • Wear clothing that covers the entire body to keep away from mosquito bites. Use repellents, nets, coils that deter mosquitoes away.

    • Patients must take adequate rest to recuperate. Unless you are advised to take bed rest, you can do moderate activities to speed up your recovery.
    • Focus on food items that replenish the water deficit in the body, such as, fresh fruit juice, barley water, plain water, soups, etc. Avoid caffeinated and carbonated drinks until the body has fully recovered.
    • Continue taking the same diet that you were on before the onset of dengue unless your doctor has specified one for you.
    • Avoid refine foods that are high in salt and sugar. Get good bacteria to your body through yogurt and curd.
    • Eating orange and apples increases the blood platelet count.
    • Basil leaves have curative properties. Chew about ten to fifteen leaves along with pepper to boost the body’s defense mechanism.
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