Dengue is a mosquito borne disease; it is mainly caused due to dengue viruses. These dengue viruses are also related to other viruses which lead to yellow fever and west Nile infection. Each year it is estimated that worldwide about 390 million dengue infections happen and among which 96 million cases develop as illnesses.
Dengue cases are mostly seen in tropical areas of the world. Few countries which are at an increased risk of dengue are
- Indian subcontinent
- South east Asia
- South China
- Islands in the pacific ocean
- Region of Caribbean sea
- South and central America
In United States most people get affected with dengue while traveling to foreign country. The risk of dengue is increasing among people living in Texas- Mexico border and other areas of southern United States.
Aedes mosquito spread the dengue infection from one person to another. These aedes mosquitoes when bite a person with dengue virus also gets infected. This infected mosquito spread the dengue virus by biting another person. This dengue virus does not spread directly from one to another.
Symptoms of Dengue fever
Symptoms of dengue begins to start from forth to sixth day after getting affected with virus and may also last for 10 days. Few commonly seen symptoms of dengue are
- Head ache
- High fever
- Pain in eyes
- Extreme muscle and joint pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Rash on skin, which develops after two to five days of fever
- Light hemorrhage
In few cases the symptoms are mild and are mostly misunderstood for other diseases like flu and viral infections. Other people and young children who did not have the infection before will have mild symptoms when compared to adults. Dengue can lead to severe complications like dengue hemorrhagic fever, high fever, damage of lymph vessels, hemorrhage from nose and gums, enlarged liver and also the circular system gets collapsed. The symptoms may develop further and lead to severe complication called dengue shock syndrome (DSS), this condition leads to severe hemorrhage, shock and also death.
People who have weak immunity and those who have second time following infection are at high risk of developing dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Homeopathy treatment for Dengue
Homeopathy treatment effectively controls the symptoms of dengue like fever, body pain and also stimulates platelet production. Homeopathy effectively treats dengue by improving immunity and also by producing antibodies. Homeopathy treatment for dengue is safe, natural and side effects free.