Today we will talk about what could be the possible reason for a high body temperature?
and how to rid from it immediately with Foods & drinks.
Reasons for body heat,
Wearing tight or artificial clothing may trap water and produce ineffective decrease in heat.
Illnesses for example fever as well as infections.
An increased activity on the thyroid which raises the metabolic activity by the body processes and causes production of excess heat.
Strenuous workout or physical exercise.
Medical conditions for example seizures and muscular disabilities.
Certain drugs or stimulants for example amphetamines, cocaine and so on Neurological disorders can bring about excessive body heat even when sleeping.
Others factors which will result in increasing body heat are psoriasis,
systemic sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, and eczema. (as these diseases can affect the normal process of sweating).
Excessive contact with the sun can also result in high body temperature.
Now Lets talk About.
How to remove heat from the body immediately and naturally with Foods & drinks.
1. Water is the best therapy :
Cool water is the most effective and immediate way to minimize the heat.
Increase in body temperature is majorly due to lack of hydration.
Cool water keeps you rehydrated and helps lower the body temperature.
Drink a large glass of ice cool water or take a shower in it,
or just immerse your feet in cool water with some ice cubes to feel better.
It will wash off excess heat and soothe your body.
Regular splashes of water on your face can help reduce body heat in summer.
2. Lemon refreshes :
Lemon consists of vitamin C and other antioxidants.
that help the body remain hydrated during hot summers.
A dash of lemon juice in cold water with sugar or honey is an effective way to beat the heat out of your body.
Drink it 3-4 times a day to keep you refreshed and full of energy.
3. Coconut water :
Tender coconut water contains important minerals like potassium
and calcium and is full of vital nutrients.
It balances the electrolyte levels in the body rehydrating it completely.
Drinking tender coconut water each day can help maintain
the proper osmotic level of body fluids and provide energy.
Pregnant women are advised to keep themselves hydrated and
coconut water is one of the best remedies to reduce body heat during pregnancy.
4. Mint :
Mint has excellent cooling properties. It soothes the body and gets rid of heat efficiently.
A cool peppermint bath with a concoction of mint leaves or mint essential
oil added to cool water can prove beneficial in reducing body heat.
Drink an ice cool mint tea 3-4 times a day whenever you feel
increasing body heat to lower your temperature effectively.
After long working hours a soothing head massage with mint
oil is another good option to reduce body heat for men and women.
5. Watermelon :
Watermelon is rich in nutrients and contains plenty of water.
This perfect combination of essential elements not only hydrates the
body giving proper nutrition but also detoxifies and clears off unwanted
toxins from the body and reduces heat inside the body. Watermelon can be
combined with other hydrating fruits and vegetables like muskmelon,
strawberries and cucumber to make a salad or drink a cool refreshing
watermelon drink to maintain body temperature levels.
6. Cardamom :
In line with the ancient practice of Ayurveda, using cardamom is the best
way to relieve body temperature naturally. You can add cardamom in
your tea as well as add as a flavoring agent in sweets and savory dishes.
Excessive body heat affects skin and often ends in rashes in
addition to skin soreness. Peaches are generally known for
containing vitamins A new, B2 and potassium content,
which are essential for maintaining healthy skin and body.
Dried peaches also helps in regulating the amount of heat produced by the body.
Drink a glass of apricot juice mixed with honey to cool
the body temperature and quench the thirst.
Since apricot is available in solid form, you need to extract juice out of it.
Once the juice is extracted from the apricot,
You can easily drink it without a second thought.
Other foods to help reduce body heat include cucumbers, bananas,
sugarcane liquid, barley, citrus fruit juices and organic teas for example mint & fennel green tea.
Please consult your doctor in case your body temperature doesn’t normalize even after following these remedies.
[ EXTRA TIPS ]
Some Foods to Avoid :
Stay away from hot and spicy food items.
Avoid fatty and fried foods (junk/fast foods).
Stay away from caffeine & alcohol.
Follow a low sodium diet regime,
Use Coconut or Olive herbal oil for cooking than using almond, sesame & corn oil.
Do not use nuts in your daily diet as they are known in increasing the body temperature rapidly.
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