Today is the great heat in the 24 solar terms. The great heat is the hottest solar term of the year. In many areas of our country, high-temperature weather of 40 degrees Celsius often occurs. As the saying goes, Small summer heat is even hot, there is nowhere to hide from the heat. Faced with the baked test of hot and sultry weather, how should people cool off in the summer?
Since the hot summer weather is hot, the diet should be light and nutritious, suitable for eating assorted mixed vegetables, mixed eggplant, bitter gourd chrysanthemum porridge, mung bean pumpkin soup and so on. You can also drink mung bean soup, warm water, watermelon juice, sour plum soup, etc. The fruit is watermelon, which has the effect of clearing heat and removing heat, diuretic and swelling. Eat less spicy and greasy peppers, beef, lamb, and dog meat.
Traditional Chinese medicine says that the summer heat and poison are steamed, and the diet should be salty and sweetened. Ginger, shallots, garlic, and vinegar should be put in when cooking. Try to eat warm and soft foods and avoid excessive consumption of cold , frozen fruits or sweet foods. Do not force food without appetite.
In addition, in the hot summer season, it is easy to consume gas and yin, and people are often free of disease and three points. It should be based on nourishing qi and nourishing yin. Such as ginseng, antler, angelica and so on. In addition, there is a saying in the folk that during the hot summer season, it is necessary to feed the children in the growing season with tonic chickens. Experts remind that tonic needs to be different from person to person, otherwise the opposite will happen.
To prevent heatstroke in the diet, it is advisable to take light foods, and eat more foods such as mung bean soup, bitter gourd, winter melon soup, etc.; Try not to go out during high temperatures during the day. Be suitable, don t be greedy, and hide in the air-conditioned room for a long time to blow cold air; avoid overwork and ensure adequate sleep; choose cotton, linen, and silk as the choice of clothing; you can prepare Rendan, ten drops of water, and incense Righteous water, cool oil, etc. in case of need.
If a heat stroke occurs, leave the high temperature environment that caused the heat stroke as soon as possible, move to a cool and ventilated place to rest, and drink a moderate amount of salty beverages. Seek medical attention if symptoms such as decreased blood pressure and prostration occur.
Ultraviolet rays are ubiquitous in the heat, and skin can be damaged if you are not careful. If you want sun protection, you should minimize outdoor activities around noon. Even when going out, double protection should be done, both sunscreen and parasols. The use of sunscreen is also particular about it. It is necessary to choose a good sun protection index according to the needs. The sunscreen should be applied within 10-30 minutes before going out, and the application should be even and not too thick.
For hipsters, sunglasses are a must-have item in summer. The skin around the eyes is already fragile. A good pair of sunglasses not only wears fashionable and beautiful, but also protects the eyes from fine lines and spots from the sun.
The summer heat is the year with the highest temperature and the strongest yang. There is often a saying in the health care that winter disease and summer treatment. The major hospitals are particularly hot. Some chronic bronchitis, diarrhea, emphysema, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, allergic rhinitis, etc., can be treated during this period.
It should be noted that those with poor blood glucose control, those with scar constitution, and those with skin allergies should be cautiously applied with acupoints for winter disease and summer treatment; bronchiectasis, patients with active tuberculosis and hemoptysis, and pregnant women should not use acupoints for winter treatment and summer treatment Apply.
During the treatment period, we should comprehensively recuperate from diet, medicine and daily living according to the characteristics of summer. Be cautious with dry products, such as peppercorns, cinnamon, anise, cumin, dog meat, lychee of lamb, etc.; avoid taking cold products in large quantities, and eat fatty and greasy things; avoid excessive exercise to prevent excessive sweating, Lead to Qi and Yin deficiency.