Prevention of heat stroke
Keep Cool in the Hot Sun
As temperature is hitting the 40s in certain parts of India Star health that cares for you always is giving a few pointers how to stay cool, healthy prevent heat stroke and other ill effects of hot weather.
Wear loose fitting, light weight cotton clothing
Protect against sunburn; Use sunscreen as recommended
Drink plenty of fluids especially tender coconut water, fresh fruit juices
Take extra precautions with certain medications
Never leave anyone in a parked car
Take it easy during the hottest parts of the day
Open windows and use fans, or turn on air conditioning. If you don't have air conditioning, go to a public places that does, like a mall, library, or movie theater.
Avoid caffeine and alcohol, which can speed up dehydration.
Finally, be a good neighbour - check on the elderly and chronically ill persons regularly to make sure they're bearing up under the heat.