Best Ways to Avoid Dehydration in the Summer Heat
The warm weather of summertime brings with it many celebrated benefits, along with some well documented downside. Getting outdoors more often is often easier, but safety can be an issue when temperatures get into the 90’s. In an effort to help people avoid dehydration, Cleveland Clinic’s recent article outlines the causes, signs, risk factors and preventative tips related to dehydration. Besides just checking the forecast, the article recommends taking breaks, avoiding sugar and caffeine, and, of course, drinking plenty of water before, during and after outdoor activity. Whether it is a child, parent, spouse, friend, or yourself, watch out for headaches, fatigue, flushed skin, and dizziness as warning signs for potential dehydration. Read more.