Beat that Bad Buzzzz – Join the fight against dengue!
It’s like a birthday gone bad! For the past few years, the menace of dengue has struck and re-struck with a vengeance. Hospitals spillover, parents are mortified for their children, and the elderly are highly compromised. Why be cowed down by a mere mosquito? Let’s pledge to be dengue-free!
When the Bugs Come Calling
Your head’s fit to burst, you have a fever and your muscles are achy. You think it’s the flu. But then your gums start bleeding. And you know that you’ve been hit by the germ-carrying Aedes mosquito. You have dengue.
The virus attacks your organ systems viciously. The liver is a prime target. Things move at a dizzying speed, and blood platelet levels often plummet overnight.
But it’s not all bad news. Most people tend to recover without jetting to this dire point. Statistics however continue to ring alarm bells: A Science Daily study states that approximately 500,000 individuals per year develop dengue which has a mortality rate of up to 20%. Why add to such hair-raising stats?
Don’t Join the Dengue Bandwagon: Here’s How!
- Throw Mosquitoes Off Scent
Sure, dark clothes are mosquito magnets. But body odour, the carbon dioxide you breathe out, and the heat or humidity of your body, make you a tempting snack for the attacking hordes.
To throw mosquitoes off track, you must create confusion in their midst.
Enter: mosquito repellents. The vaporiser, the smoky coil, or the cream you slather on, all mask the olfactory signals that attract these buzzers. Keep your arsenal handy!
- Boost your immunity to fighting-fit
You are what you eat. Carbs, proteins, fibre, vitamins, minerals – are you getting it all? Chances are that you’re not. Coupled with the pressures of urban living, this stretches the immune system to breaking point.
The Immunity Advanced Kit from ORGANIC INDIA, a treasure trove of herbal goodness – Tulsi, Cinnamon, Ginger, Giloy, Ashwagandha, Katuki – comes to the rescue. The anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties of these herbal supplements make a powerful ‘army’ that helps the body build fortifications. Love a warm cuppa? The Tulsi Cinnamon Giloy Tea, also part of the kit, is your cup of tea! It’s a pick-me-up and an immunity booster.
Here’s a side note on the herb Giloy. Bitter in taste, you may not be rushing to drink up the juice. Pop an ORGANIC INDIA supplement instead. The immunity-boosting herb is packed with antibacterial, antipyretic, and blood-purifying goodness. Note this: Giloy is known to improve the blood platelet count, the biggest worry during dengue!
- Hit the ‘Block’ Button on Stress
Stress, the insidious evil, gets under your skin and lowers immunity - a green signal for the bugs to attack and conquer. Top de-stress routines with ORGANIC INDIA’s Ashwagandha capsules. The wonder herb helps boost energy and lower blood sugar and cortisol, equipping the body to combat stress.
Still, managed to be knocked down? Now what?
Avoid everything Whatsapp graduates say. Instead, take the doc’s word for it. Hydrate, eat well, and don’t push yourself to get back on your feet too soon - never mind those deadlines!
Fill up on liver-loving foods: leafy greens, eggs, papaya, pumpkin, carrot, celery, broccoli, beetroot. Reach out for that karela sabzi - bitter foods increase the production of liver enzymes.
Dip into the tried-test, grandma remedies. Get in more turmeric. This superfood is anti-inflammatory and protects the liver from damage caused by toxins. Also check this: Curcumin – the active element in turmeric – gets absorbed sparingly, so you need a lot of haldi.
Don’t sweat it! Just add ORGANIC INDIA’s Turmeric Formula to your daily routine. The easy-to-pop capsules contain curcuminoids (phytonutrients) and organic Trikatu that help boost blood and liver function. Turmeric Formula also has black pepper – which enhances the absorption of curcumin. Two birds down with one stone!
Go ahead and spread the word. And let’s beat that bad buzzzzz!