When the dog days of summer arrive, it's important to protect not only against sunburn, but heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Overexposure to the sun and excessive heat causes loss of fluids leading to dehydration, low electrolytes and an increase in body temperature. This is caused not only by high atmospheric temperatures but by over-exposure to the sun, or performing manual work during high temperatures and high humidity. Certain illnesses can make an individual more prone to heat exhaustion as well as drinking alcohol. Young children and the elderly are most at risk, but anyone can suffer, so caution is advised. Read more
Homeopathic Remedies Alleviate Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
When temperatures soar, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke can occur with little warning. Homeopathic remedies can be helpful in treating these conditions.