Fever is when your body temperature becomes higher than your normal average temperature. It is the body’s built in response weapon to fight against infections and illness however if not monitored and left untreated could cause serious damages to the body.
Simple But Effective Tips For Mild Fever.
Cover Up In Moderation.
If you have a fever, don’t cover up under too many thick blankets or take a hot shower which may raise your temperature higher instead, try to keep to normal covering.
Know Your Body Temperature Limits.
Normal Body Temperature is 37°C (98.6°F). Contact your doctor for temperatures above 38.5°C (101°F) that last more than a day seek emergency attention for temperatures over 40°C (104°F) or more.This very important.
Don’t OD On Vitamin C.
When you get a fever, the tendency is to reach for vitamin C, but be careful not to go overboard. Too much can lead to diarrhea and kidney stones.
Make Your Temperature Lukewarm.
To ease the discomfort of a fever, don’t use cold water, which can shock the skin into holding on to heat. Instead, get into a bath that feels the same as body temperature or put on warmish flannel material. Research has shown that the body may recover better if mild temperatures are left untreated.
Meatless Until Then.
Reducing iron if you have a temperature could help fight infection, so avoid iron-rich foods until you’re on the mend, then stock up on your levels as you recover from the fever.
ITS IMPORTANT TO KNOW.
While fevers are naturally responding and fighting infections and illness in the body, often times not harmful it’s, imperative that it is monitored and managed, if temperatures goes above the normal and with severe symptoms. Medical attention and assistance must be obtained quickly.