This inflammation of the outer ear, which is caused by bacteria stuck in the ear after swimming in the sea or in a swimming pool, is called “swimmer’s ear”. A feeling of blocked ears, severe pain are the main symptoms. To avoid it, consider inserting earplugs before swimming. And, when you get out of the bath, tilt your head to the side to drain away from the standing water, then dry with a towel.
Is your eye itching, burning, or tearing? The conjunctiva, the membrane that covers the white area of the eye, maybe inflamed. Conjunctivitis, whether caused by a virus, bacteria, or an allergic reaction, is extremely contagious. The easiest method to avoid this is to avoid coming into contact with irritants and allergens. If your eyes are sensitive, wear swimming goggles and close your automobile windows during pollination.
Too much air conditioning and that’s the cold, sinusitis, or angina guaranteed in the middle of summer! Our bodies don’t like the thermal shocks between the scorching exterior and the cool ambiance of shops or car interiors. The organization then seeks by all means to defend itself. Set the air conditioning to reasonable temperatures. Also beware of the fresh shelves of supermarkets, always planning a little wool or a scarf to put on over your summer outfit.
You could be suffering from heatstroke if you’re experiencing cramps, nausea, or abrupt exhaustion. Your body’s internal temperature can no longer be controlled. Keep in mind that the elderly and infants are the ones who are most vulnerable to this occurrence. In the middle of the heat, stay away from places that aren’t well ventilated. Wear loose clothes that allow for natural ventilation in the worst-case scenario. Always have a fogger on hand and drink at least 3 liters of water if the temperature is above 30 degrees Celsius.
Repeated sunburns are bad for the skin and can lead to skin cancer over time. Prevention is the best weapon. Apply sunscreen every two hours to the face and body (index 50 for fair skin and index 20 to 30 for brown skin). Read the instructions for your medications carefully and never apply perfume before going out in the sun, as they can be photosensitizing.
Urinary tract infection
Frequent urge to urinate and a burning sensation when urinating may be signs of cystitis. More numerous in summer because we do not drink enough, they correspond to inflammation of the bladder caused by the presence of intestinal bacteria. Drink at least two liters in the summer; When using the toilet, always wipe from front to back and be sure to empty your bladder completely to prevent bacteria from stagnating in the remaining urine.
A bacteria, a parasite nestled in the picnic by the sea and it is assured food poisoning, causing vomiting and diarrhea. Meat, eggs, cold meats, fish, and dairy products are particularly fragile. In summer, more than ever, respect the cold chain, do not leave your food in the sun or in the open air, quickly consume ready-made products such as sandwiches and salads. And wash your hands before cooking.
To treat all the ailments in the family, always have the right holiday emergency kit on hand: sterile dressings, saline pods, compresses, a roll of adhesive plaster, gauze, a pair of gloves, scissors, tweezers, thermometer, arnica, hemostatic wicks, local disinfectant, antihistamine cream, paracetamol, anti-burn cream and antiemetic.