Hot water bathing has been a tradition from roman times. It works amazing if you want to relax your body. But, you probably don’t know that soaking in hot tubs can also end up with infectious skin diseases.
Here is why hot tubs get so contaminated and how they can make you sick:
MRSA is an infection caused by a type of Staphylococcus, or staph, bacteria. These bacteria have evolved through decades of unnecessary antibiotic use and have thus learned to resist many different antibiotics. MRSA treatment at home is quite less expensive and effective. It includes use of turmeric, rosemary oil, tea tree oil etc.
In the above video, HealthExpert is showing how to cure a MRSA infection naturally. Usually, these bacteria live in the nose and on the skin and cause no harm. But when they begin to multiply uncontrollably than MRSA infection can occur, especially when there’s a cut or break in your skin.
The most essential method of prevention is proper hygiene with a natural soap for MRSA. This type of infection is highly contagious and can spread very fast through direct contact with an infected person. A person can also be infected by coming into contact with an object or surface that an infected person has touched.
MRSA is a bacteria that causes serious skin infections or infect surgical wounds, bloodstream, lungs or the urinary tract. MRSA skin infection stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. A few years ago the CDC and The Journal of the American Medical Association reported MRSA is killing more Americans rather than AIDS. That year there were nearly 19,000 deaths from MRSA while roughly 16,000 people in the U.S. died from AIDS.
What are The Signs and Symptoms of MRSA Infection?
The symptoms of MRSA staph infection are redness of the skin to swell and collection of pus in the affected areas. This may cause pain and as the infection becomes severe the patient may suffer from fever. Staph infection is a common bacteria that can live in our bodies. Plenty of healthy people carry staph without being infected by it. In now days MRSA is one of the biggest health concerns of the 21 century.
How an Athlete or Other Contact Sport Athlete Prevent MRSA Infections?
1. Wash your hands with a natural soap.
2. Keep cuts and abrasions clean and covered with sterile, dry bandages until they heal.
3. Avoid sharing personal items such as towels, sheets, razors, clothing and athletic equipment.
4. Shower immediately after each game or practice using tea tree oil soap and water. This essential oils is best known to have very powerful antibacterial properties.
Here is an info-graphic by News Illustrated explaining how lethal bacteria of MRSA kills:
MRSA stands for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and it is a prevalent skin infection in athletes. MRSA is caused by the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. It is often carried on the skin and lives in the nose. It can cause mild skin infection but in case the bacteria get into the blood it can be a life threatening by causing blood poisoning.
There are several existing MRSA myths and truths that are mandatory to know and shorten your recovery time
Hand washing is the best way to prevent it. Avoid sharing personal items, use disposable hand towels to dry your hand or else use sanitizer if towels are not available. Common athletic equipment should be cleaned with a bleach-water solution.
Know more MRSA infection myths and truths just by checking video and stay healthy.
We know that MRSA infection is a common occurrence in MMA sport, especially because fighters are spending a lot of time grappling. This microbe is generally found in the bodies of all individuals without causing any harm. The causative agent commonly enters the body through an open cut or hair follicles. MRSA gets transmitted by skin to skin contact. However, unclean machinery and tools are also known causes of MRSA infection. In some cases, they may find their way into the bloodstream, and cause other infections and health issues in the body.
Wash Your Hands: The most essential method of prevention is proper hygiene, such as hand washing with natural soap. Hand washing is one of the oldest and most reliable methods to prevent MRSA (staph infections).
Here are the proper guidelines to hand washing:
Watch this video below to learn the right method of bathing and keeping yourself safe from the infections that can put a combat sportsperson’s career lurking in doubt.