Necessary Tips to Prevent Break bone Disease

Ways to Prevent Breakbone fever

What is break bone fever and how to safeguard yourself and your loved ones against the same?

Break bone fever is a viral illness caused by the dengue virus, which transmits through infected Aedes mosquito. Break bone fever is just another name for dengue. It is known as break bone fever because people experience intense muscle pain and bone ache under influence of dengue. Some of the most prevalent symptoms of break bone fever include:

  • High Fever
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Severe Headaches
  • Joint and Muscle Pain
  • Rashes

Mild bleeding in form of nose bleeds, bleeding gums, etc.

If not diagnosed well on time, this break bone fever can turn out to be fatal and hence it is important to prevent break bone fever in the first place by following some basic tips mentioned below.

Emphasise on Using Repellents

One of the most important thing to keep into consideration is to use mosquito repellents regularly be it indoors or outdoors.

If you are at home or office, assure that you keep the protected against mosquitoes all the time. Use ‘Mortein Vaporiser’ for continuous and all round protection of your house. If you observe increase in mosquito menace then you can also opt for Mortein’s instant protection in form of ‘Mortein 2in1 insect killer’ to get rid of mosquitoes on the go. The dengue mosquitoes are most active during morning hours so make sure that ‘Mortein Insta Vaporizer’ is on during these hours as it will keep you and your family protected from mosquitoes during the most active hours as well as later during the day.

Once you step outdoors, don’t forget to apply a mosquito repellent cream all over the body, especially the arms and legs as they are always exposed to environment.


Destroy Mosquito Breeding Habitats

Living in a tropical country, it is obvious that none of our vicinities are completely free from mosquitoes. It is our responsibility to minimise the number of mosquitoes in our area by taking accurate prevention measures and destroy their habitats completely. Dengue mosquitoes are found in standing water hence one should keep in mind that it is essential to remove standing water from water buckets, pots and other potential water carriers.

Wear Fuller Clothes

Mosquitoes mainly bite on the open body areas which are openly exposed such as hands and legs. If you observe mosquitoes buzzing around your area, your first move should be switching to fuller clothes that cover your body parts completely. Generally mosquitoes cannot bite though the clothing layer.

Use Mosquito Nets and Screens

Nets treated with insecticide are more effective, otherwise Use a mosquito net especially when you are sleeping in a mosquito prone area. If possible you should treat the entire mosquito net with a mild insecticide as it will kill mosquitoes and consequently repel other bugs from entering your room. It is also a good idea to use structural barriers like window screens as they will keep mosquitoes out of your house.

Lighten Up the House

Mosquitoes normally prefer dark and damp surroundings. Make sure that you fill your home streaming sunlight throughout the day by keeping respective windows and curtains open. This turns out to be helpful, as it doesn’t allow the breeding mosquitoes camping up in your house. During the night, you may close the windows to keep mosquitoes at bay and rather lighten up a Mortein Insta Vaporiser to safeguard continuous protection against virus carrying mosquitoes.