How To Stay Cool And Beat The Heat

Temperatures are set to rise next week and it pays to know how to keep cool and recognize the warning signs when your body gets too hot. Warning signs can include dizziness, racing heartbeat and shortness of breath. If you get too hot, you may also experience heat cramps, heat rash or heat stroke.

If you start to get too hot, find shade under trees or awnings. If you can, get inside somewhere there is air conditioning.

Make sure you have access to water, as sweating can cause dehydration and loss of electrolytes, which can make things worse.

Cold compresses can help provide relief, as well.

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