SOME COMMON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES ARE
• Communicable diseases spread through air, water, food, and touch.
• The gap of time between the entry of germs into the body and appearance of symptoms is called incubation period.
ii. Constant shivering
v. Body ache
iii. Muscle pain
iv. Runny nose
v. Redness of the eyes
vi. Sore throat
i. Severe headache
iii. Dry white coated tongue
ii. Person feels very thirsty
iii. Severe watery diarrhoea
ii. Loss of weight
iii. Excessive weakness
iv. Rapid pulse
v. Chest pain
• Diseases that do not spread from one person to another are called non-communicable diseases.
• Non communicable diseases are present at birth.
• They are linked to an individual’s life style.
• Some of the non-communicable diseases are caused due to the deficiency of a particular vitamin or mineral.
• These are called deficiency diseases.
Table 4: Deficiency diseases: