Summer can be a joy; or it can be a royal pain, triggering extra Migraines as well as other health and safety issues.
This summer has seen record high temperatures in many areas of the country, and thunderstorms have been more than plentiful. This means an over abundance of Migraine triggers for many of us.
One of the primary problems to be aware of and avoid during this summer heat is dehydration. To do that though, we need to really understand dehydration, what it is, how to avoid it, how to treat it, what to drink, and what to avoid. We have that information for you, and you can find it in Dehydration - An Avoidable Migraine Trigger .
There are other summer issues that can cause Migraineurs problems - the heat itself, fragrance in sun products, and more. For more on this, take a look at Tips for Avoiding Summer Migraines and Headaches .
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Darn, it’s hot outside!! Like many others around the United States, I’m finding I’m sweltering in 100-plus temperatures when I step outside every afternoon. And morning isn’t much better – we’re already nearing 90 degrees and it’s just barely 10 a.m. So what do you need to know about exercising when it’s this hot ? Here's a quick laundry list.
Timing is everything! If possible, try to go early in the morning or late in the night when it isn’t so hot. However, if you’re walking dogs (like I often do), morning is better since the sidewalk pavement hasn’t absorbed all the sunshine and isn’t radiating tremendous heat onto my canine friends.
Hydrate! It’s important to continually consume liquids when you’re out in the heat. The University of Maryland Medical Center recommends drinking water or sports drinks, but avoiding tea, soda, coffee and alcohol, which can lead to dehydration. Whole Living...
Definition Heat intolerance is the inability to be comfortable when external temperatures rise. Alternative Names Sensitivity to heat; Intolerance to heat Considerations Heat intolerance often produces a feeling of being overheated and can cause heavy sweating. Heat intolerance usually comes on slowly and lasts over the long-term. Common Causes Amphetamines such as appetite suppressants Caffeine Excess thyroid hormone ( thyrotoxicosis ) Menopause
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