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Do you know these things about the energy drinks?

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Energy drink:

An energy drink is a type of drink containing stimulant compounds, sugars, caffeine, which is marketed as providing mental and physical stimulation. Mostly energy drinks are the instant boosters with caffeine and sugars, they may make you feel fresh and energized and are largely advertised with the different colors.

Threats:

  1. Caffeine threat: Having high amount of caffeine can cause jitters, trouble in sleeping, and fast heartbeat.
  2. Sugar threat: Having high amount sugar can cause a phenomenon called as sugar crash, this may make you feel tired. So they are not meant for sporting activities. High sugar content can also cause weight gain and cavities.
  3. Quinine: Quinine is used in these energy drinks, which is bad for bones.
  4. Addiction: It can be addictive. It can also cause electrolyte abnormalities.

Suggestions:

  1. It is recommended to have a grape fruit juice or an orange juice as an alternative to replenish the lost electrolytes. Instead of fancy energy drinks who claim the presence of vitamins and amino acids.
  2.  It is recommended to the drink water instead of energy drinks. These energy drinks do not replace water and minerals that one loses when we sweat. Caffeine can actually make you more dehydrated.
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What monkeypox does to you ?

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Monkeypox:

Monkeypox is a viral disease of both animals and humans that causes symptoms similar to those of smallpox,though less severe. It is transmitted by the monkeypox virus, a member of the same virus family that causes smallpox and cowpox.The symptoms of monkeypox normally appear a week or two after exposure to the virus, though it can take longer in some cases.

Symptoms of monkeypox :

  1. Fever
  2. Chills
  3. Headache
  4. Achy muscles
  5. Backache
  6. Swollen lymph nodes
  7. Exhaustion

A rash can develop, often beginning on the face, then spreading to other parts of the body including the gentials.

Treatment :

Currently there is no treatment for monkeypox. However, monkey is self limiting, which means it can get better without treatment.Some medications can be used to control an outbreak and prevent the disease from spreading.

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What is tomato flu ?

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What is tomato flu ?

Tomato flu:

Tomato flu is an unexplained virus mainly seen in the India state of kerala. It affects children below five years of age.It is also called tomato fever.

Symptoms:

  1. Extremely high fever
  2. Body aches an pains
  3. Swelling of the joints
  4. Fatigue
  5. Rashes the size of tomatoes on the skin.
  6. Irritation in the mouth due to the medication.
  7. Hands, knees, and buttocks discoloration are standard.
  8. Some patients have also reported that worms have emerged from the blisters formed on their rashes.

Precautions:

  1. Tomato fever is contagious, if someone is infected with this flu, they need to be kept in isolation as this could spread rapidly from one person to another.
  2. It is essential to prevent children from scratching the blisters cause by the flu.
  3. Proper rest in hygiene is advised.
  4. Utensils, clothes and other items used by the infected persons must be sanitize to prevent the flu from spreading.
  5. Fluid intake would also help counteract dehydration.
  6. Most importantly, it is important to take your doctor’s advice, if you notice the above-mentioned symptoms.
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Ice apple:

Ice apple or nungu  is a low calorie fruit, which is rich in calcium and phytonutrients and contains fiber, protein,  vitamin C, A, E, K, B7 and iron.It offers incredible health benefits.it is a seasonal fruit, it helps to get rid of toxins in the body.

Benefits of Ice apple:

  1. Acts as a coolant in the body
  2. Helps to maintain balance in the body
  3. Relieves constipation
  4. It contains numerous phytocheicals that possess potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  5. Helps to cure the skin problems
  6. Keeps the liver healthy
  7. Helps in weight loss
  8. Strengthens hair
  9. Relieves the muscles
  10. Prevents urinary tract infections
  11. Good for pregnant women
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