Why is coconut water good for dengue patients?
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Dengue fever drinking coconut water can help the body cool down, detoxify, stop bleeding, diuretic. Coconut water with natural sweetness, cool, average, has the effect of quenching thirst, and has many nutrients that can help reduce hot fever, treat measles, diarrhea, dysentery, stomach pain. Besides, coconut water taken under sterile conditions can also replace the infusion solution and be used to prepare medicine.
1. What medicine do you take for dengue fever?
Outpatient treatment for Dengue hemorrhagic fever is mainly symptomatic treatment, patients are closely monitored so that shock can be detected early for timely treatment.
When treating symptoms, if the patient has a high fever of 39 degrees Celsius or higher, they must use antipyretic drugs, encourage the patient to wear cool clothes, cool the body with warm water.
Note, the antipyretic used here is paracetamol alone, with a dose of 10-15mg/kg of body weight in one time, taken 4-6 hours apart, and the total dose of paracetamol should not exceed 60 mg/kg body weight for 24 hours. In particular, it should be noted that antipyretic drugs such as aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid), analgin, ibuprofen ... should not be used for treatment, because they may cause bleeding and acidosis.
2. Why do people with dengue fever drink coconut water?
When outpatient treatment for Dengue hemorrhagic fever, another equally important issue is to encourage patients to rehydrate early by oral because fever often causes dehydration. Patients can supplement and drink a lot of oresol electrolyte solutions, cooled boiled water, fruit juices or dilute porridge with salt.
Among the juices, coconut water is considered by traditional medicine to be one of the good foods for dengue patients because coconut water is a natural source of water, providing essential minerals and electrolytes. . Drinking coconut water is the best way to replenish the fluid in the body.
Dengue fever do to quickly recover, the patient can drink more coconut water besides other rehydration drinks. Because in coconut water, up to 95.5% is water, the rest is 4.0% carbohydrates, 2.2 - 3.7 mg% vitamin C, 0.5mg% iron, 0.4% inorganic matter, 0. 1% protein, 0.1% lipid, 0.02% calcium, 0.01% phosphorus, along with many amino acids (arginin, alanine, cysteine and serin) and B vitamins.
Dengue drinking coconut water can help body cooling, detoxification, hemostasis, diuretic. Coconut water with natural sweetness, cool, average, has the effect of quenching thirst, and has many nutrients that can help reduce hot fever, treat measles, diarrhea, dysentery, stomach pain. Besides, coconut water taken under sterile conditions can also replace the infusion solution and be used to prepare medicine.
3. How to prevent dengue fever drink coconut water correctly?
During the peak season of dengue epidemic, to prevent disease, you can drink coconut water regularly and can drink from 3 to 4 coconuts per day.
For people who have a fever, no matter what kind of fever it is, they should drink coconut water instead of normal boiled water if they feel thirsty. However, note that nothing should be added to coconut water. Drinking fresh coconut water directly and then eating coconut rice is the best way.
Although drinking coconut water with dengue fever can help reduce fever symptoms, lower heat and detoxify, if the disease has severe symptoms, the patient should seek medical attention to be diagnosed. timely diagnosis and treatment.