Dengue is currently the fastest – spreading mosquito – borne viral illness.
It has become a leading cause of morbidity in children and adults.
Dengue Outbreaks overburden, stretched health systems.
Need- Initiate Community based awareness
1. Classical Dengue fever, which is also known as break bone fever due to the severe pain it causes in the patient’s joints.
2. Dengue Haemorrhagic fever which is not only painful but also fatal as it results in abnormal bleeding from nose, gums or as blood in urine.
It is specific syndrome that tends to affect children under 10 years of age.
Need to Know About Dengue to Care
Transmitted through mosquito bite,
The symptoms include:
- Severe joint pain,
- Muscle pain,
- Swollen lymph nodes,
- Headache, fever,
- Exhaustion and rash.
- This phase of pain and fever lasts for about one to two weeks.
Who ranks where?
According to National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) maximum number of cases were reported from Delhi followed by Punjab, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttara-khand, Telangana and other states.
What is thrombocytopenia?
Thrombocytopenia, a haematological disorder characterized by abnormally low platelet count in the blood stream. There are about 150,000 - 450,000/µl platelet in peripheral circulation of blood.
During the critical phase of Dengue, malaria, chikungunya that thrombocytopenia is characterized by a decrease in platelet count below 1,00,000 permm3 from the baseline.
How it can be addressed?
Thrombocytopenia occurs majorly in patient’s incident with various dreadful bacterial and viral infections.
- There are no effective methods to treat thrombocytopenia. Transfusions, growth factor injections and bone marrow transplant have their limitations.
- Management of thrombocytopenia is by drugs and blood products, both of which are costly.
Remedies from Nature:
Carica Papaya (Papita) leaf contains various bioactive constituents like saponins, tannins & glycosides, act on bone marrow, prevent its destruction & enhance its ability to produce platelets, (PLT) count, white blood cells (WBC) and neutrophils in blood. Increased platelets could lead to reduced bleeding, thus avoiding progression to the severe illness of Dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Tinospora cordifolia (Giloe) stem has an amazing role in strengthening our natural immune system by helping the White Blood Cell count to increase in the body. This action of Giloe as a major immunity booster is very remedial especially during the dengue spell. In dengue, immune power is very weak. Giloe boost immunity in dengue fever. Giloe is effective in promoting regeneration of the liver. Dengue is sometimes associated with the problems of degeneration of liver. This herb fights this degeneration by raising the efficacy of the WBCs in the body.
Helps to relieve dengue fever associated discomfort:
Wheat Bran Provides various micro-nutrients which contribute to normal energy release and enhances vitality.
Wheat germ oil (Genhu Ankur tail) rich source of vitamin E, helps relieve fatigue and extreme tiredness complaint by patient.
Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) has immune-stimulating property, vital herb to manage body pain and enhance immunity.
Emblica officinalis (Amla) being rich source of vitamin C, it is potent anti-oxidant, protect body tissues from oxidative stress, improve immunity to fight the disease. Vitamin C helps to regulate Haemoglobin and Iron. It also improves platelet count and keeps the blood vessel healthy. Helps to manage skin rash and bleeding disorders.
Fenugreek (Methi) gives relief from symptoms of dengue fever.
With add on nutritive benefits Kali drakash, Varahi kand and Soya bean etc.
AIMIL AMYRON an extremely beneficial formulation in condition of dengue, available in syrup and tablet dosage form. AIMIL AMYRON contains many more ingredients along with above mentioned – supplements multi-vitamin, multi-mineral, protein rich nutrients which improves blood picture and platelet count via acting on bone marrow, prevents the destruction and enhance the ability to produce platelets. Thus, exerts thrombopoietic action.
Dengue Prevention & Control Programme
Dengue prevention and control isn’t just the responsibility of the government, but of every citizen of the country. It’s high time to be active and achieve victory over such dreadful health condition.
How to Control Dengue?
- Dengue doesn’t spread from one person to the other, which is why one can prevent this disease by keeping the surroundings clean and wearing protective clothes.
- The puddles of water formed around the houses, makes a perfect breeding place for the mosquitoes.
One can reduce their habitat by clearing the water from the surroundings and use natural repellents like Lemon Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Lavender, Neem Oil and Cinnamon Oil to protect self against mosquito bites.