Prevent Heat Exhaustion with Food Therapy

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    Fruits are excellent companions to outdoor activities in warm weather! Whether you are lounging at the beach or hiking up a mountain, if you are going to be spending time in the sun, you need to be replenishing your fluids and electrolytes. Many health professionals recommend drinking a beverage containing electrolytes while in… Read more »

Treating Heat Exhaution

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When suffering from Heat Exhaustion, if a person is not fully conscious and coherent, they need immediate medical attention. Do not try to get them to eat or drink. If you are at the beach, talk to a life guard. If there are no medical professionals present, take them to the nearest medical facility. If… Read more »

Heat Exhaustion

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The Mayo Clinic defines Heat Exhaustion as “a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body overheating. It’s one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe.” As a redhead with pale skin and blue eyes, I certainly fall into… Read more »