Shyam SudanCorona pandemic has changed the entire scenario of our life on this planet. A restriction on public movement can be seen everywhere across the entire nation. Entire world is going through a transational phase due to this lockdown like scenario. Due to freezing of all the life activities of humans lot of problems can be seen everywhere in daily life of people. Beside the economic stagnation in the country the people are suffering with lot of other problems in their daily life. Various kinds of psychological disorder like stress, anxiety, depression and isolation irritation can be seen in every individual. Due to Covid 19 tragedy all the health centres of the country are busy with tackling this viral infection. General out patient departments (OPD) and other private health clinics are not fully functional due to the crisis of corona pandemic.People who are suffering with other health ailments and seasonal health problems are facing lot of hurdles due to unavailability of routine treatment in such health centres. Due to corona phobia generally people hesitate to visit in these health centres. Now a days generally people prefer the custom of self medication in their homes. This wrong habit of self medication is creating lot of complexities in the life of people. Self medication has very antagonistic impact on the body of an individual. In every home there is availability of some drugs and first aid box facility. But these simple drugs and first aid box is meant for only preliminary minor treatment of an unhealthy person. The treatment beyond the limit of this facility comes in the category of self medication. This practice of self medication is usually practised by rural people. In rural areas generally the primary health centres and the facility of hospitals are generally far away from the houses of people. Generally people of rural areas avoid to visit in these hospitals and health centres due to their hectic life schedule and ignorance. Generally these people are busy in various kinds of agricultural works and other skilled professions in their homes. They think that for every minor health problem it is useless to waste their money and time in such health centres.In order to overcome from this problem these rural people generally adopt the method of self medication and self treatment. Now this wrong habit is gradually changes the life of people. Even in big cities and urban areas this wrong practice is followed by many ignorant people. Some even prescribed this self medication to other ignorant and less educated people. In rural areas mostly some uneducated follow the practice of colour identification of medicine. They usually recommend this self medication to other unhealthy person in their family. To take such life saving drugs without the prescription of a medical experts is very harmful for anyone. Every sachet,tablet and ointment is inscripted with a precautionary note that reads only take drugs with the advise of medical practitioners. But people generally in ignorance do not follow such health advisories and protocol. Such things create troubles in their physical health in long run. For same kind of disease even doctors avoid the same kind of prescription. Because body of every individual is different from others. Some people have some allergic problems with some special kinds of drugs. For such people the practice of self medication in their homes is very harmful.Now a days due to our unhealthy eating habits and adulterated food our immunity is very poor and weak. The increasing urea content in every food item has drastically changed the life of every individual and the chemical composition of their body. The most frequent danger of self medication is incorrect disease diagnosis. Sometime people couldn’t diagnose the type of disease by its symptoms. Because there is resemblance in symptoms of many diseases. Only an expert health worker can identify and diagnose the actual symptom of a particular disease. For a lay man and an uneducated persons it is not possible to identify the exact nature and complexity of a particular disease. In his ignorance usually such people take the wrong medicines in their homes by their habits of self medication. This leads to several kind of side effects and health complexities in their body. Another drawback of self medication is the wrong combination of drugs. As a result of this there are chances of dangerous drug interaction. This thing creates very harmful impact on the body of an individual. This wrong drug interaction in the body leads to various kinds of side effects in the body. For old age people and children this habit of self medication is very harmful. By adopting this wrong habits in our life we are putting the life of our family members in danger and risk.
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