How to fight the heat in a healthy way

Now that the heat is here we must take into account that high
temperatures affect our body, which can be the cause of feeling tired, with a headache, concentration deficit or, even in the most serious case, a heat stroke or heat exhaustion). So it is very important to be aware of this.

You must bear in mind that our body loses between 2 and 3 liters of liquid per day due to sweat, urine, breathing or perspiration of the skin and with the heat this loss increases. The importance of hydrating our body
To avoid all these problems, it is best to take the appropriate measures to prevent them. In this regard, to prevent these effects, experts recommend first increasing the consumption of liquids to avoid dehydration, ideally at this time is to reach an average of 2.5 liters per day.

The ideal drink is water, although we can also take juices, tea, soft drinks, juices, slush … without forgetting the fruits and vegetables.
It is best to drink plenty of water, as it is proven that water is essential to recover the mineral salts that our body loses through sweat. Therefore the goal is to drink water, in any of its variants and hydrate. The juices, in addition, have great importance by the amount of vitamins and antioxidants that they possess. It is important to be very careful with salt and alcoholic beverages, because above 10 degrees, can cause losses of liquid. We must take special care of the hydration in people who are in risk groups such as: children, pregnant women and the elderly as well as people who practice sports that should avoid doing it outdoors in the hours of greatest exposure to the sun. In the case of the elderly, hydration is especially necessary since with age the levels of water in our body descend So you know, this summer to take care of yourself make sure you keep your body properly hydrated

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *