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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.

Kindly Follow

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.

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