Fever, you may have listen this word again and again, recurring and bringing some kind of symptoms such as increased temperature, headache, muscle strain and feeling like malaise. Fever is a kind of disease that is common all across the world and almost everyone get affected by this condition at least once in their lifetime. Fever is a condition where your body’s temperature increases to an extent level that it becomes harder to tolerate. Although we commonly hear that 98.6 degrees F, or 37 degrees C, is considered normal, this is not a set number that applies universally to all. Normal body temperature may vary depending on person to person, children or even some individuals but is it being considered that if the body temperature is above 98.6 degrees than this situation can be called fever. Fever is your body’s way to fight against external particles, infection, bacteria or other kind of health condition that could be harming your body. Therefore you should not stop this process by eating pills or taking some kind of medicines but sometimes your temperature increases more than the acceptable range and this situation could be hazardous for you. Some of the common symptoms of sweating, headache, muscle ache, dehydration, weakness, slight shivering and loss of appetite. If your temperature is more than the acceptable range, you should do something to soothe your condition. Here are some natural remedies that should be used in order to take on with high fever:
1. Cool Water
This option has been used for thousands of years and it is the choice of every grandmother especially in India. This is the best way to reduce the temperature of your body. You can soak a clean piece of cloth in the cool water and squeeze that piece of cloth so that extra water filtered from it and now apply this cloth on armpits, feet, hands and groin to reduce the temperature.
2. Take Bath in Lukewarm Water
Lukewarm water should be used in bringing your temperature down. In this process you can take a tub of lukewarm water and take bath with that water. When your temperature is high then you will feel lukewarm water liker cold water and this process will help your body’s temperature calm down.
3. Take Adequate Amount of Water
Dehydration is one of the common problems that a fever sufferer has to face throughout the fever time period. In order to be safe from this condition you should drink as much water as you can so that your body gets the water it required during this time period. Deficiency of water in your body may be hazardous for your body.
4. Reduce Caffeine Intake
Excessive intake of caffeine may stimulate your body temperature to at a higher extent that could be fatal for you. Therefore you should reduce the intake of caffeine and if directly say you should avoid the consumption of tea and caffeine order to be safe from high fever.
5. Take Rest
Rest is something that should be taken in any kind of health condition that influences the healing process. If you are tired and from there if you want your body to cure you then this is not going to be happening. You should give some rest to your body.