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How To Protect Yourself From Foot And Mouth Diseases

Introduction

The world has changed a lot over time. It is not the same as when we were young and it would have been even more different when our parents and grandparents were younger. We can see change in all possible forms. In work, in education, lifestyle changes which leads to different kinds of food habits and eating habits. These changes might be good in one way because we see a lot of improvements in technology and science which further assists in improving our lifestyle. But these improvements also bring about a lot of diseases especially foot and mouth diseases. The changes that we see in a lot of habits lead to various kinds of foot and mouth diseases. It is important to find the root cause of these diseases so that we can prevent ourselves from foot and mouth diseases. If someone is already suffering from foot and mouth diseases then we need to take appropriate actions to treat them.

History

It has been found through research that foot and mouth diseases mostly attack children who are below 10 years of age. But at times it also affects adults. It is to be noted that these kinds of diseases are contagious and the person affected with these diseases should take proper treatment so that he or she does not pass it on to others. In olden days, people used to follow a lot of home remedies and medications to prevent themselves from these diseases and the home - made remedies have always proved to be worthy and effective. Turmeric is one such item that is used to prevent oneself from skin disease because it is antifungal in nature.

Features

In general, foot and mouth diseases are contagious. They normally start with rashes in the skin followed by itching sensation or vice versa. Sometimes these diseases may appear in a person without even being contagious. A person might acquire these diseases through some infection thereby sometimes leading it to spread to others. Therefore it is very important to prevent ourselves from these diseases rather than treating them once we are attacked. If we find any rashes or allergy in the skin it is important that we immediately consult a dermatologist and find the root cause of the issue. In some cases some kinds of foods do not suit our skin and we might develop some sort of skin allergy towards it. In those cases we can avoid those food items to prevent ourselves from getting infected by this disease. With the help of a dermatologist we can make sure we prevent ourselves from these foot and mouth diseases.

Tips and comments

It is very easy to prevent oneself from foot and mouth diseases with proper care as follows:
• We should identify the kind of food that suits and we are not allergic to. This way we can prevent us from the disease.
• Take green vegetables and eat healthy food.
• Make sure that when we wear socks enough air circulation is there in our foot.

By Smita, published at 04/05/2012
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