Chikungunya

What is Chikungunya ?

Chikungunya is a disease caused by a virus that spreads through mosquito bites. The virus is spread through Aedes aegypti mosquito. The most common signs of Chikungunya are fever and joint pain. The pain may last for a few days or may be prolonged to weeks. In some patients with chikungunya, neurological and heart complications have been reported. In older people, chikungunya can contribute to the cause of the death. Chikungunya shares some clinical signs with dengue , and often it misdiagnosed in areas where dengue is frequent.

The disease shares some clinical signs with dengue, and can be misdiagnosed in areas where dengue is frequent. Chikengunya has no cure. Treatment is mainly focused on relieving the symptoms of the disease.

What are the symptoms of chikungunya ?

  • Pain in the joints

  • Fever

  • Muscle pain

  • Nausea

  • Sleeplessness

  • Fatigue and rash

  • Blackness of the face and lips

  • Anorexia

  • Always eat homily fresh wood with plenty of lukewarm liquids, lavish use of ginger and turmeric in foods.

  • Never eat food prepared under unhygenic conditions, contaminated and stale food. The patient should also avoid cold drinks, beverage etc.

Diet for Chikungunya

  • Always eat homily fresh wood with plenty of lukewarm liquids, lavish use of ginger and turmeric in foods.

  • Never eat food prepared under unhygenic conditions, contaminated and stale food. The patient should also avoid cold drinks, beverage etc.

Lifestyle

  • Proper sanitation and cleanliness

  • Don’t visit disease rampant areas

Ayurvedic treatment recommended for chikungunya:

  • Amrutha Arishtam

  • Vasa Arishtam

  • Sudarshana tablets

  • Ananda Bairava Rasa

  • Vivadi Tablets

  • Yogiraj Guggulu

  • Bharangyadhi Kashayam

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