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What is Chikungunya?

Chikungunya is a viral infection which is caused due to infected mosquito bites. Mosquitoes get infected when it bites an infected person and that infected mosquito spreads disease to other people. Two mosquitoes namely Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti spread the virus. These two mosquitoes bite in day time and also cause dengue. Chikungunya symptoms start 2-7 days after bitten by a chikungunya mosquito. The symptoms of chikungunya are little similar to that of dengue and zika. Infected person faces sudden high fever and severe joint pains. Chikungunya virus is also being transmitted to new born baby from mother at the time of birth. It may also spread through transfusion of bodily fluids from infected person to non infected person. Chikungunya disease has been discovered in Africa and gradually spread to Asia, Europe and America. Before there was no vaccine for this infection but now U.S researchers developed vaccine for chikungunya which is safe and effective. Chikungunya is not life threatening in many people whereas in infants and elders it can be severe and can be life threatening also if not diagnosed. People infected with chikungunya may have symptoms like fever, chills, joint pains and swelling, body ache, vomiting, diarrhea, head ache, muscle pains, rashes and many more.

What are the Causes and Controlling tips?

Causes
Chikungunya is mainly caused due to infected mosquito bites. Mosquitoes named Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti carry infection from infected person to non infected person. Chikungunya also spread with monkeys, birds and cattle. It can be transmitted from mother to new born baby at the time of birth. Transfusion of bodily fluids also generates chikungunya in non infected person.

Tips to Control Chikungunya :

By following few basic steps we can eliminate spreading of chikungunya and protect our family.

  • We can avoid chikungunya by avoiding mosquito bites.
  • Use mosquito repellent creams to avoid mosquito bites
  • Keep surroundings clean
  • Avoid stagnant water in and around house to eliminate mosquito breeding
  • Usage of mosquito nets to windows and using net doors is the top way to stop mosquitoes entering our house.
  • Avoid over watering your plants in order to eliminate mosquito bites
  • Clean your AC and Ac trays to avoid mosquitoes.
  • Wear full clothes that covers your body

Benefits of Homeopathy to Control Chikungunya :

Homeopathy remedies for chikungunya are very effective and controls chikungunya fever. Homeopathy treatment for chikungunya treats the infection along with its symptoms like fever, chills, headache, joint pains, muscle pains and many more. Homeopathy for chikungunya problems uses natural treatment and it is safe and has no side effects. Homeopathy remedies are prescribed based on the symptoms of infected individuals and their severity. Homeopathy targets to improve immunity of the individuals and helps to deal with the infections and diseases.

Homeopathy Tips for Chikungunya :

Homeopathy not just provides treatment but also prescribe some chikungunya control tips to stay healthy and improve immunity. Chikungunya homeopathy tips include some healthy eating habits and physicals which keep us fit, improves overall wellbeing and self healing process to eliminate diseases and illnesses.

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