Ramadan is here again a time of praying and fasting but a lot can go wrong if fever comes attacking during the fasting period and if not well managed it can be dangerous to the well-being of the individual.  Fever is when a human's body temperature goes above the normal range of 36–37° Centigrade (98–100° Fahrenheit). It is a common medical sign. As the body temperature goes up, the person may feel cold and this feeling will surely reduce if not bring an abrupt stop to the person normal activities as the body system is been powered-down.

When we feel feverish there are some certain symptoms that accompany’s it, and they would always include the classes of;

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Lack of appetite
  • Cold(shivering)
  • Increase in temperature

 

This are some of the symptoms of fever. How best can fever be managed effectively during the Ramadan fasting period?

  • Stay in an open area for ventilation, that is, don’t try to cover up the person as covering the person up will increase the temperature more.
  • Always stay hydrated, the goal is to drink enough water that will help cool down the body temperature.
  • If it is not yet time to break the fast, place a damp towel on the forehead of the individual to help cool down the body temperature.
  • When you feel feverish there will be lack of appetite so it is vital you try to eat as food powers the immune system that helps fight against foreign bodies.
  • Use medications especially after you break your fast, there are medications that helps in providing fast relieves from fever an example of such is the Sudrex Headache & Fever.  The First Halal Medicine for Headache & Fever.

 

Fever can be easily managed during the fasting periods using the above tips. #ReliefMoment

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