Heightened chill in Delhi
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The number of patients in hospitals is increasing due to continuously falling mercury in combination with severe cold. Most patients reach with complaints of cough and cold, fever, viral, diarrhea, headache, dizziness and other illnesses. Among them, the number of children and the elderly is greater. Doctors say that these are all seasonal diseases. One should stay away from the cold in this season. Special attention should be paid, especially the elderly, children, pregnant women, seriously ill people. Heart patients, respiratory patients should above all take care of themselves.
Neeraj Tripathi, senior physician of AYUSH branch of Delhi secretariat pharmacy, said that with the drop in mercury, the number of patients complaining of cold, headache, dizziness, swelling of hands and feet, skin-related problems and phlegm increased. Is. Apart from this, patients also complain of a feeling of heaviness in the stomach, diarrhea.
He said this is a problem that comes with all winters. In this season, people are less thirsty, so there is a shortage of water in the body. People should take ORS in lukewarm water. Raw salad or cold food should not be eaten if you have an upset stomach. If there is a headache or dizziness, blood pressure should be checked. If BP is normal, it is due to a cold in the ear.
Asthma patients increased in the hospital
With the drop in mercury in Delhi, the problem of black asthma and asthma sufferers is on the rise. Doctors say that the number of patients increases by 30 percent in winter. Dr. Karan Madan of the Department of Respiratory Diseases at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) says that in black asthma, the airways shrink and there is swelling in them. On the other hand, the other doctor said that the cold air is drier and has little moisture in it.