Secrets to Not Falling Sick This Monsoon

Monsoon or the rainy season is loved by one and all. Along with respite from the swealtring heat it brings with it the excitement of enjoying the cool weather, drenching in first shower, hot tea with snacks ect. But diseases like cold, cough and flu, fever or even food poisoning aren’t too far behind.

So before monsoon brings any unpleasant health news your way, make sure you are ready with these life hacks to prevent your loved ones and yourself from falling sick this rainy season.

Keep your surroundings clean:

There are more chances of you falling sick during monsoon as compared to any other season. That’s because the various infection causing germs, bacteria and viruses are most active during this time of the year. To prevent yourself from coming in conact with them, try to keep your surroundings clean and germ-free. Change your bed sheets often and clean counter tops, door knobs and other furnishings with disinfectants.

Shower your way to good health:

A hot shower post getting drenched in the rain is always a good idea. Monsoon rains can carry with them germs and other pollutants that could be the reason behind you contracting a bacterial or fungal infection. As a prevention, you should always bathe to get rid of all the germs you may have picked up while getting wet. Use an antiseptic soap to kill any germs and guard yourself from any infection.

Eat healthy:

Eating healthy and nutritious food is like half the battle won against any kind of disease. Due to cough and cold, which is a common aliment during the rainy season, body’s immunity may be compromised. To boost it and to keep the core strong, a nutritious diet is a must. Fried foods must be avoided and instead intake of fresh vegetables and fruits should go up. Another way of getting relief from the symptoms of cough and sore thorat during monsoon season is Dabur Madhuvaani. A herbal formula, Dabur Madhuvaani ensures that the reason for cough is soothed and you get to make the most of the weather.

Drink more:

By drinking we mean healthy liquids just in case you thought something else. During monsoons, our immunity may be compromised. That means we are prone to fall sick more easily than ever. Also when you are sick, you lose out a lot of fluids while constantly blowing your nose, sneezing and coughing. Drinking liquids will keep you hydrated and help build up body’s resistence to fight any kind of illness and infection. So, drink up as much of juices and water based drinks as you can if want to stay healthy in the rainy season.


To increase your body’s natural ability to kill viruses and boost its immunity, exercising is a must. Incorporate walking, running or any physical exercise as part of your daily routine. It will not only help keep you fit and active but also speed up the heart to pump larger quantities of blood thus making you feel energetic and rejuvenated.

Go for homemade remedies:

In case you are down with a bout of cough and cold, Try natural or homemade remedies instead of over the counter medicines. Ayurvedic based formulas like Honitus Cough Syrup are known for fast relief from the symptoms of cough and cold like irritation in the throat, sore throat etc. Make use of natural ingredients like honey, ginger, lemon etc., to sooth your throat. If you don’t have time to churn out natural cures, you can opt for Dabur’s Ayurvedic formulas like Dabur Honitus Cough Syrup and Dabur Hot Sip. Fortified with essential cough fighting ingredients like tulsi, mulethi, honey, sitopaladi etc., they provide fast relief from cough sans any adverse effects and without making you feel drowsy. Try these products as they could be your key to a healthy and happy monsoon.

Follow a strict shut-eye routine:

At least 6-8 hours of sleep every night will make you feel fresh as a daisy the morning after and also keep you active through the day. Stress and lack of sleep are also among the main reasons for falling sick quite often. So, irrespective of the season, you must rest your body adequately before it is able to take up any task the next day. A tired body can never house a healthy system and so to keep yourself rejuvenated and energetic rest as much as you can.

Remember, our immune system is designed to help us stay away from diseases only if we take good care of it. So, if a medical condition persists and refuses to go away, seek proper medical care before the problem turns into something serious.


  • The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat your or your child’s problem without consulting a doctor.
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