Just in case you have forgotten, the normal body temperature is 98.6°F. A little bit here and there is fine, more deviations are signs of illness. There are a number of factors that cause the body temperature to rise, including exerting in hot weather, exercising in a poorly ventilated place, wearing tight clothes, and more. We will tell you some easy DIY remedies for maintaining the body temperature.
How does the body overheat?
Albeit, we have discussed it in brief, there are a couple of other reasons behind the body getting heated abnormally. Before we move on to the remedies, it is important to know about the causes. As the old saying goes, “prevention is better than cure,” remedies will follow. Body overheats in fever and infections, increased activity of the thyroid gland, certain drugs (the illegal one), diseases like psoriasis, eczema, cystic fibrosis and even neurological disorders.
What to avoid?
Reduce the intake of red meat or if possible follow a vegetarian diet, avoid excessive caffeine containing beverages and alcohol. Spicy food, fried food, junk food will worsen the condition. Avoid being out in the sun for long periods, do not wear excessively tight clothing and exercise in a properly ventilated area.
Simple home remedies
- Coconut water
Along with getting rid from heat stress, coconut water will supply your body with a dose of potassium and help in maintaining the electrolytic balance of fluids in the body. Coconut water has a pleasant nutty taste and consuming water out of two or three coconuts will do more good.
It is a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin A, magnesium, vitamin B1, B6, copper and potassium is also obtained from watermelon. As you know, watermelon is one of the most watery fruits, consuming it will hydrate the body. Elimination of excessive body heat is obvious by this fruit.
- Pomegranate juice
This is one of the most effective solutions to get rid of heat stress. Along with a great taste, pomegranate juice is a good source of vitamin K,C, potassium and folate.
- Honey and milk
Add a tablespoon of honey to cold milk and a potent solution to fight body heat is ready.I am sure you are familiar with the nutritional benefits of milk, honey contains calcium, iron and vitamin C.
If the abnormal body heat is ignored, it may cause a variety of health issues ranging from irritation to stroke, which is fatal. Following the above home remedies is ease, simply and cost effective, utilize these and save yourself from the ill effects of excessive body heat.