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Avoid Heat Stroke

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Be careful when exercising during the middle of the day.
Know the symptoms and signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke and take precautions.
Aim to exercise early (first thing) before it gets hot
or wait until evening when the temperatures have cooled down.
Or plan an alternative activity indoors or in a pool.

More Information:

Video of Katie Couric and medical expert discussing heat stroke:
http://www.youtub
e.com/watch?v=SzsYfBvW97
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  • http://www.umm.edu/non_traum
    a/dehyrat.htm

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    information and tips on preventing, recognizing, and treating dehydration and heat stroke.

    Drink WATER.
    Wear lightweight, loose-fitting, light colored clothing.
    Wear a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and use an umbrella.
    Schedule outdoor activities for cooler times of the day.
    If you have a chronic condition, take extra precautions. - by DRB13_1
  • MARYLQ11
    morning exercise is the best - by MARYLQ11

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