Hot Summer Day Do’s and Don’ts

Hot Summer Day Do’s and Don’ts

Summers have set in early, temperature is soaring high day by day.
Prevention is better than cure. Avoid going out in the afternoon when the Sun is directly over head, it can cause heat strokes, a person can faint, causes dehydration. Many a time proves fatal.

Drink a glass of water before leaving home.
Carry a small onion in your pocket, it will prevent heat stroke.
Wear loose fitting cotton clothes, preferably white to keep you cool.
Take an umbrella for shade when going out or wear a hat, or simply cover your head with a wet cotton handkerchief.
Wear glares to protect your eyes.
Apply sunscreen.

Drink earthern or copper pot water instead of refrigerated water.

Add sabza seeds or basil seeds to water, juice or sherbat, it keeps the stomach cool.

Eat mint chutney everyday,
drink Jal jeera everyday.
If allergic to any food kindly consult your Doctor before making any dietary changes

Close the right ear with a small ball of cotton wool before leaving the house. In a few minutes, the left nostril will become more active & since it is the chandranadi, it will keep you cool from within. You will be saved from heatstroke, high BP, pitta, migraine & other problems caused by the heat.

Drink tea, you won’t feel thirsty often.

Don’t do heavy-loaded outdoor workout once the sun is up.

Avoid alcohol, coffee and carbonated soft drinks, which dehydrates the body.

Do not leave children or pets in parked vehicles in the mall or shopping area during afternoon time.

Immediately wipe off perspiration from your forehead or else it can cause deficiency of Vitamin C.

In Summers there is a chance of getting struck with heat stroke or Sun stroke.

Take precautions to keep yourself cool.
Due to prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures, body overheats and causes heat stroke.

if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher, it causes this serious problem of heat stroke or also called as Sunstroke.

People almost always have warning symptoms before heatstroke, yet sometimes they do not pay attention, or are not able to take action.

Heat exhaustion and heatstroke
a headache.
dizziness and confusion.
loss of appetite and feeling sick.
excessive sweating and pale,
clammy skin.
cramps in the arms, legs and stomach.
fast breathing or pulse.
a high temperature of 38C or above.
Feeling very thirsty.

Treatment for Heat stroke:
When a symptoms of heat stroke are observed in a person immediately give first aid.
Seek emergency medical care
Make the person lye in a tub of cool water or give a cool shower.
Spray with a garden hose.
Sponge with cool water.
Fan while misting with cool water.
Place ice packs or cool wet towels on the neck, armpits and groin.
Cover with cool damp sheets.

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Recipe For Kacchi Lassi Sherbat.

No cooking is required. It’s a summer coolant nutritious refreshing Summer drink. Preparation time less than 1 minute, provided you have soaked Sabja.

Ingredients

1/2 glass cold refrigerated milk
1/2 glass of water
1/2 tsp Sabja or basil seeds
1 tbsp Rooh afza or rose sherbet
2 almonds for garnishing which is optional.
Ice is optional. I have not added ice.

Method:
Soak Sabja in half glass water, after 10 mins Sabja will turn translucent like beads.

Take milk add all the ingredients to it and the refreshing Summer drink is ready to consume.


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