Health Products For You can help you get through the unofficial start of summer and stay healthy this Memorial Day and summer season.
Summer officially starts June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is viewed as the “unofficial” beginning of summer. This means more time outside enjoying the weather! Yes, the weather is getting nicer but it also means some potential dangers can lead to health/medical issues. As your health and wellness partner, HPFY has the info and products you need to have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!
After suffering through the cold, dark days of winter and some of the frustrating weather spring can be known for, the warm (or even hot) weather of summertime can be a welcomed respite. But, If we are not careful, the heat can lead to medical issues such as:
With climate change and periods of extremely hot weather (a.k.a. heat waves) becoming more prevalent this can lead to these (and other) medical issues and even lead to death.
Medical issues you may experience during heatwaves are often overlooked or dismissed. Some are obvious, such as sunburned skin, but others can be a little more subtle. For instance, understanding the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion can be the difference between life and death. The differences can include:
Muscle cramps, bug bites, and sunburn can be easily identified and treated, but being proactive can be beneficial. Think ahead and you can prevent medical issues before they arrive.
To successfully navigate the perils of hot summer weather, it is crucial to be proactive but also be prepared to treat any problem before they become too serious. Attention to detail can help prepare you for anything summer throws your way. Find all you need to combat summer’s heat at HPFY, including:
The Boy Scouts have a motto that says “be prepared” and dealing with summer heat safely can require the same preparedness. Often by the time, we realize we are experiencing symptoms of overheating; it is too late.
Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to hydrate or weak before cooling your body. Be proactive, not reactive!
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