7 Tips to Prevent Digestive Issues During Monsoon

Follow below tips to avoid digestive problems in monsoon.

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The rainy season, also known as the monsoon season, is a time of change for many people. The weather becomes humid and warm, and the air is filled with moisture. This can have a significant impact on our digestive system, leading to a number of common issues.

The high humidity and warm temperatures of the monsoon season can create an ideal environment for bacteria and fungi to thrive. This can lead to contamination of food and water, which can then cause digestive problems. In addition, the monsoon can also lead to poor sanitation, which can further increase the risk of gut issues.

A number of digestive problems are common during the monsoon season, including bloating and gas, loose stools, acidity and indigestion, stomach infections, diarrhea, and more. These problems can be caused by a number of factors, including contaminated food and water, poor sanitation, and stress.

Let us read about some effective tips to prevent digestive issues during monsoon season below.


7 Tips to Avoid Digestive Issues in Monsoon

There are a number of things you can do to help avoid digestive problems during the monsoon season. Some of these include the following.

1. Eat Fresh and Healthy Food: Freshly cooked food is less likely to be contaminated with bacteria and fungi. Therefore, eating such food will decrease the chances of gut issues.

2. Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of clean, filtered, or boiled water will help to keep your digestive system hydrated and functioning properly. Staying hydrated will also boost your immune system to fight against stomach infections.

3. Wash Fruits and Vegetables Before Eating: Although it is always recommended to wash fruits and vegetables before eating, in monsoon it is even more important because of the more prevalence of disease causing microorganisms. Washing fruits and veggies will help to remove any dirt, pesticides, or microbes that may be present.

4. Incorporate Probiotics in Diet: Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that can help to maintain a healthy gut flora. Include probiotics in your diet during monsoon to avoid gut issues.

5. Practice Hand Hygiene: Washing your hands frequently with soap and water will help to prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses.

6. Avoid Raw Food: Consuming raw foods like salads should be avoided during monsoon because they are more likely to be contaminated with bacteria.

7. Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle: Eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and managing stress can help to keep your digestive system healthy.

The monsoon season can be a challenging time for your digestive system. However, by following the above tips, you can help to reduce your risk of digestive problems and enjoy the season in good health.

(Disclaimer: Parts of this article were generated by AI and published after the content was editorially modified and verified by a human based on their own judgement and expertise. The Quint does not publish AI-generated content without direct human involvement and oversight).

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