Do You Suffer From Body Heat?
It seems as though summer is finally here. I can spot watermelons, sugarcane juice stalls in most places! Great! Let us see how hot it gets this year!!! Maybe this summer can break a few records 😛 However, today I am not talking about external heat. I am talking about the internal body heat.
The normal temperature of the human body is 98.6 degree F but a slight variation in it is acceptable. However, your body temperature has to be normal and if it is not, you should correct it. In order to function properly, it is essential for your body to be of the right temperature. When you have a high body heat, it can result in sleeplessness, stomach and eye irritation and many other unpleasant symptoms.
Experts say that high body heat can be controlled by changing food habits and consuming foods that help in regulating the temperature of your body. There are certain reasons why the body heat gets more than normal. Let us find out more in this regard.
Why does the body produce excess heat?
- Hot and humid climate
- Fever and diseases
- Neurological disorders
- Thyroid abnormality that increases metabolism and results in excess production of heat.
- Too much exposure to the sun.
How to find out that there is excess heat in your body?
When there is excessive heat in your body the following signs will let you know about it:
- Excessive perspiration
- Acidity and heartburn
- Burning sensation in hands and feet
- Rapid heartbeat
- Boils and skin rashes
- Stomach ulcers
- Heat cramps
Practical tips that help in controlling the heat
In order to lower your body heat you can consider rubbing sandalwood on your body. Adding a bit of rose water to the sandalwood would be even more effective. You can also take a basin of cold water and soak your feet in it to get some respite from your body heat. Easy and effective tips, aren’t they?
Foods and drinks that help regulate body heat
What you consume also plays a big role in regulating your body heat. Let us have a look at foods and drinks that can help you out.
The ever-refreshing natural drink can do wonders. It hydrates the body and helps in balancing the electrolytes naturally. It has an instantly regulates body heat.
Being a fruit with really high amounts of water, it regulates the heat of the body. The watermelon season is here so you can get plenty of them and get rid of body heat.
Buttermilk is a probiotic drink and it provides nutrients that get depleted when one is dehydrated.
If you drink a glass of apricot juice with honey, it will quench your thirst along with cooling you down.
Peaches, both in fresh or dried form are considered to be good. They hydrate the skin and are great sources of vitamin B2 and vitamin A.
Cardamom is widely used as a flavour in food. But the goodness is not limited to its enchanting flavour, the spice works wonders in reducing body heat.
In order to bring down the body temperature you can drink a glass of cold milk with honey.
There are other foods like cucumbers, citrus fruit juices, sugarcane juice, herbal tea, mint, barley and bananas that are known to reduce body heat.
Take care and stay fit!
Hope this post has been useful for those who have excess body heat!
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