Dengue fever is a disease that created by mosquitoes and that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Mild dengue fever causes high fever, rash, with muscle and joint pains. A rigorous variety of dengue fever, also called dengue hemorrhagic fever, can cause severe bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure which leads to death.
Care at Home
Home care for dengue fever is simply supportive concern. Good oral hydration, pain control with Tylenol is usually adequate treatment for most people. However, there is no role for home care in patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever or for dengue shock syndrome; depending on the patient’s condition, many physicians consider these conditions as a medicinal emergencies.
Dengue Fever Symptoms
The symptoms of dengue begin in 3 to 15 days after probable mosquito bite may transfers a virus to a human being previously unexposed to the viruses. Fever with painful muscle and joint aches can occur during the first few hours of symptoms. Pain behind the Eyes is also a common symptom. These symptoms usually last about two to four days and then reduce, only to reappear again with a rash that covers the body and spares the face.
However, in some cases people can develop more severe symptoms and complications, such as hemorrhagic areas in the skin, gums, and the gastrointestinal tract.
Dengue fever can be prevented by mosquito’s bites, since they are the transmitters of the dengue viruses to humans.
Wear appropriate clothing: minimize the bare skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts, Full pants, hats, socks and closed shoes instead of sandals may reduce risk.
Insecticides: Aerosol insecticides, vaporizing mats, and mosquito coils can help to clear up rooms from mosquitoes.
Papaya Leaves for Dengue fever
The juice of the green papaya leaf has found very useful in stoppage of the platelets which is the major cause for so many deaths during the Dengue Fever period.
Enzyme Chymopapin and papin found in the papaya leaf helps to renew platelet count.
This juice has to be prepared from fresh papaya leaves. Take the leaves and grind them to have a green juice, you can also use a mixer. It is a miracle home cure for dengue and you can make at home.
Ayurveda researchers have found that enzymes in the papaya leaf can fight against viral infections not only in dengue but also can help regenerate platelets and white blood cells also.
The paste is very bitter, so probably you have to mix with some Honey or fruit juice.
Doctors recommends that 20-25 ml (about four to five teaspoons), twice a day, at least a week to get the best results.
Doctors add that consuming papaya in general is safe, and consuming this Juice does not disagree with medical advice.
Giloy or Amrita [Tinospora Cordifolia] for Dengue Fever
Guduchi, Giloy or Amrita is an anti-inflammatory (that reduces inflammation) and antipyretic (that reduce fever) herb. It is also known as Guduchi, Madhuparni, Amrita, Chinnaruha, Vatsadaani, Tantrika, Kundalini, Tippa Teega, and Chakralakshanika in Indian languages
This herb used in Ayurvedic Rasayanas since centuries, is very helpful boosting in the immune system and strengthen the body’s defence against infecting organisms.
This herb helps in enhancing the killing ability of WBC (white blood corpuscles) which is responsible for fighting foreign bodies as well as microorganisms.
The bitter properties present in the drug show anti-periodic (Preventing regular recurrence of the symptoms of a disease, as in malaria) and antispasmodic properties helpful in preventing infectious diseases like dengue, swine flu, malaria etc.
Any of Home remedies can be used for One or Two days only, to avoid any health complications contact your health care professional