When we feel healthy, we tend to feel in our own best self. We know who we are, we feel better about ourselves, and we know that we are on the right path.
But what happens when we have a health challenge that we don’t know how to deal with? It’s easy to think that we’ll just try to ignore the symptoms that come with that challenge, because we want to stay on the right path. But we don’t need to. There’s plenty of research to suggest that when we’re sick, our brains are activated to make us feel worse.
When I was a child, I had a fever every few weeks that I would be bedridden for a number of days. Eventually, I stopped feeling it, but for the first few weeks it was a huge challenge for me. I would stay in bed and just stare into space as the temperature in my room kept climbing. I found myself daydreaming about taking a bath.
I remember sitting in my room one night and feeling like I had been sitting for days and now I was just being told to drink more. I looked at my bed and it was covered in dirty, crusty bedclothes. I thought about it for a few seconds, then I thought, “well, this is what happens when you’re sick.
It’s a good thing we’re all starting off with good health. There’s a good chance we will get sick, but we can always catch it early. In the case of our very first “health partner” in the game, it was a blood disease called Plasmodium falciparum. We were living together in a tiny house on a small island in the Pacific Ocean when we both got malaria. The first time we heard the word malaria it was terrifying.
The only way to prevent getting malaria is to stay inside a closed environment and not put your hands in water for at least 24 hours. If you get a fever, a malaria parasite can be spread to you. We found that having this malaria parasite in the blood was the best way to survive malaria. We had to do everything we could to keep our bodies healthy. We were a little afraid of the bugs that lived in our blood.
The other way we were able to survive malaria was through our emergent health partners. We were able to build a strong immune system because we had a healthy blood supply. A team of scientists that use the blood from our partners and have developed malaria treatments and vaccines for it. It was so awesome.
One of the good things about malaria is that it’s so difficult to find it in areas where people do live. That’s because malaria relies on the fact that people living in the same area usually have the same blood type. If there is malaria in the area, it can be found everywhere, and people with the same blood type can’t fight it.
If you don’t have malaria, you’re left to deal with the diseases that are there. One of the biggest threats to your health is dengue fever. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus that affects the blood-sucking mosquito Aedes aegypti. If you live in an area where there are no mosquitos, there are still a few things you can do to protect yourself. First of all, wear long pants.
I should note that dengue is not spread in the same way that malaria is, and you can spread either one without being affected by the other. Aedes aegypti actually feeds on blood that is in your body, and it is a major vector for dengue fever. Since most people carry both types of malaria, it is important to have a wide variety of types of malaria immunity to be effective.