What is Seasonal Diseases? The diseases which are caused due to the influence of seasons are considered as seasonal diseases. The diseases which are caused for the allergy of weather are also called seasonal diseases. Measles, Small Pox, Jaundice, Conjunctivitis, Dengue Fever, Cold, Flu, Sun-Stroke, and many others are the example of seasonal diseases. Here you will find a short description of common winter diseases, viral diseases. Viral Diseases There are about 400 kinds of viruses that can attack your respiratory system. In winter the virus attacks most and causes cold and respiratory viruses. Every year, the children are attacked up to 10 times, and the adults are attacked up to 4 times by respiratory diseases. But, these are not extreme in severity. Viral infection is contagious and people are attacked from anyone virtually. However, if the viruses can enter into the respiratory system they will multiply by 8 to 12/hour. Though the cold are not responsible for respiratory infections but the frequent change of temperature can destabilize the metabolic system and can not fight against infectious agents. The viral diseases may begin with muscle pain, fever, headache, sore throat, or watery nose. The symptoms are very acute in nature. Flu The sudden flu attack can increase the body temperature more than 40 Degrees Celsius. There are some visible symptoms of flu, these are: dry cough, weakness and fatigue, red eyes, sore throat, severe headache, muscle aches, chill, runny nose, weakness and fatigue. This kind of fever may last for 3-5 days. Though the temperature drops down still the cough, weakness and fatigue may remain up to 3 weeks. Cold Cold has some specific symptoms such as, fatigue, runny nose, coughing and sneezing. The fever may not occur, but in normal the body temperature may increase 1-2 degrees Celsius. Usually cold remains 4 to 10 days. Adult people may have 1-2 colds in a year while the children are attacked by cold 5 to 8 times in a year. The duration of cold may increase if the affected people spend much time in a cold situation than being protected. Complication in Viral Infection Sometimes, the viral infection becomes complicated by bacterial infection. In this critical situation you must take antibiotics. When the nose become dumpy for long times the bacteria may involve and make the situation difficult to recover. Influenza Among all other infectious diseases, Influenza is considered the most dangerous viruses. It may be life threatening to the pregnant women and for those people who are suffering from systematic ill. The People of Europe are affected by Influenza in the months January-March. If you feel any sudden high fever with joint pains and headaches in that period, you may be affected from flu. Influenza is a contagious that can be transmitted through direct contact or air. There are numerous diseases that can attack you in different seasons. Some of them are for a few days where some other bring long lasting effect. In order to keep yourself safe from such contagious disease, you should take care of your health regularly and should learn about the seasonal diseases. You will get more information with long descriptions of more seasonal disease symptoms in the next. Until then take care of your health and be happy.
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