Tik tik gadi shuru hua to reduce the platelet count in the blood of human body. Are you not getting my point?
Then, wait a moment and listen /read the article carefully. For a minute question yourself……
1. Are you complaining of on / off fever frequently?
2. Are you suffering from body pains?
3. Are you tired without doing hectic work?
4. Are you facing nausea/vomiting sensation?
My dear readers are you experiencing any one of the above-mentioned symptoms in your daily routine life, then immediately consult your family doctor or any nearby general physician for a health check-up.
Do not panic, this is not the utmost danger or medical emergency, but of- course it’s important to check your health profile. Look around your neighbors every one is suffering from viral fevers/ typhoid/ dengue/ thrombocytopenia (TCP).
Today let us know about the viral fever Dengue and its symptoms and diet to be followed to overcome this viral fever.
what is Dengue?
As we all know/ as we all are studying it from our 8th standard during our schooling
Dengue viruses are spread to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species (Ae. aegypti or Ae. albopictus) mosquito.
Most of people experience fever, it may be irregular/ on and off frequently. Though we might take normal medicines still this occurrence of fever will not suppress completely. In some cases, we may not have a fever but we may end up with thrombocytopenia i.e., reduction in platelet count.
- Giddiness/body pains
We may work may not, but no matter what we do, unknowingly we will complain of body pains/giddiness and excessive tiredness. As earlier I’ve motioned there is a decrease in platelet count (TCP) in dengue, the more the TCP worsens, the more we suffer from excessive tiredness.
Have you ever experienced vomiting sensation, twisting of your intestines (feeling)?Then for sure, you will witness them if you tested positive for dengue. Many of the patients suffering from nausea feeling, hesitating to eat and drink the food and water/ liquids.
My dear readers have you noticed any similar symptoms that you are undergoing now, then fear not, let us know how to come to the dengue, TCP with diet at home itself.
Foods to be included
In most cases dengue results in Thrombocytopenia (low platelets), which may fall beyond 1lakh to 10,000cell count. In general platelet count need to be 1.5L to 2L above. As a measure, it is important to include iron rice sources in the diet along with Vit C sources.
3 important fruits
Pomegranates are rich in nutrients and minerals. It contains a good amount of iron and fiber. Iron in pomegranates helps in the recovery of platelet count by increasing blood and fiber in it relieves from constipation and helps in free bowel moments. Whereas pomegranates contain a good amount of water in it, which additionally hydrates the body.
Add pomegranate into your daily diet either in the evening snack or mid-morning snack.
On the other hand even papaya aids in the recovery of platelet count. We opt for papaya and papaya leaves for consumption. We can use papaya leaves extracts or leaves in boiled form.
(But make sure few patients may end up with diarrhea on excessive consumption of papaya)
- Kiwi / dragon fruit
Because of the antioxidant-rich properties in the kiwi and dragon fruit, these fruits help in the faster recovery of the dengue, increase in platelet count.
- Dry dates
- Rice flakes
- Green leafy vegetables
- Sesame seeds / thill seeds
- Mint leaves
- Have rice flakes upma or dosa instead of regular breakfast items.
- Consume mint chutney instead of peanut and coconut chutney.
- Have 1serving of GLV either in curry form or in dal.
- Use sesame rasam or sesame laddoo in your leisure time.
- Have plenty of oral liquids.
Vitamin C sources and their importance.
After consumption of iron-rich sources to overcome dengue, it is very important to have at least 1 serving of vit C source for the availability of iron in the body.
Vit C sources included
Have at least 1glass of lemon water for the bioavailability of iron-rich sources in the evening time.
Overcome your ill health by choosing healthy food. Try to avoid all the deep-fried items, high-fat chutneys, masala powders, and high spices. Say no to your cold beverages and high cheese bakery items.