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5 Common Characteristics Of Water Diseases

Introduction

There are a number of people who get sick everyday. Some get sick with Genetic diseases, transferable and some with non-transferable diseases as well. There is larger variety of people who get sick with water diseases. A Water disease occurs when we drink polluted water or water that has not been filtered. As a result we suffer from diseases like cholera, dysentery, diarrhea and typhoid fever. These diseases can be treated but still they are dangerous to human lives.

History

It is compulsory for a person to drink 12-14 glasses of water. Less drinking of water leads to dehydration and dehydration leads to death. We humans need water t live and our body needs it as well to function. Our every nerve impulse, every movement of body depends on water to function and to avoid any water disease it is necessary to keep one hydrated. A number of countries that are developed do not have a problem in their water system. But countries that are underdeveloped have a major issue in sanitation.

Features

Diarrhea is the most common water disease in children. This disease is caused by Viruses, Bacteria and Parasites. This disease is very dangerous as it might lead to death. Diarrhea is increase in bowel movements that leads to loss of water from the body. We lose electrolytes and fluids from our body and dehydration occurs. Diarrhea is common among children and infants. The symptoms of diarrhea can be nausea, abdominal cramps, fever, pain, abdominal pain and frequent watery stools. Another water disease is Cholera. Its major symptoms are vomiting, rapid, heart beat and restlessness. To prevent these symptoms it is necessary to hydrate yourself. This disease is caused by bacterium and as a result water diarrhea occurs. Cholera epidemic has affected a number of countries and human population. Hepatitis A is another disease of the liver. This disease is caused by contaminated food and water. If a person suffering from Hepatitis A shares a food with a healthy person there is a possibility that the healthy person might get it as well. Its symptoms are mild and severe as well. Fever, Fatigue, Nausea, and Dark colored urine. This is not a fatal disease and a person will recover within weeks. The children will show mild symptoms but the symptoms in adult can be adverse. But once a person has been infected with Hepatitis he or she cannot have it again. Bed rest is required to overcome this disease. Malaria and dengue fever are also comes in the category. They are not caused by drinking polluted water instead they occur in marshy places, where water is stagnant and in that dirty stagnant water mosquitoes are produced. The mosquitoes need water to complete their life cycle. They lay their eggs in stagnant or rain water. Malaria is a very dangerous disease. A person can die within hours or weeks. So it is necessary to keep your arena clean to avoid this disease.

Tips and comments

Any kind of water disease is dangerous as you can lose your life because of it. Precautionary measures should always be taken and to keep yourself safe from these diseases make sure you drink filtered water and keep your area clean from stagnant water.

By Amara, published at 02/05/2012
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