Circulatory System Cold reduces the Diameter of the Blood vessel causing reduced flow Hot dilates the vessels causing perspiration & low B.P., dehydration
Nervous System Cold causes nerve roots pain Hot causes burning Cold stimulates brain activity Hot reduces the speed of the process Sun Stroke , Convulsions
Skin Problems Perspiration in Hot & wetness in Rainy season causes- Fungal Infections groins, clefts Taenia Paedis Summer/ Cold Rashes Cracks of the Heels, palms Exfoliation of skin & lips Dryness of skin in both
Psychology & Behavior Hot causes Confusion, Slow mentation, Drowsiness, Hot increases Anger, Irritability Severe cold causes apathy, lack of attention
BETTER TEMPERATURE FOR GERMSIdeal Temp: 15- 37 ^ C Ideal Temp: 5- 37 ^ C
Weather Changes & Infections Fever is a part of Immune Mechanism to abolish the germs causing infection Fever Helps to kill Viruses & Bacteria by increasing the Temperature of the Body which is not favorable for the germs to grow.
Direct & Indirect EffectsClimate & Weather changes cause- Direct effects which are mainly Physiological The indirect effects of Weather due to irresponsible Social Behaviour & Public Health Negligence – Result into Infectious Diseases & their Epidemics