Many of us have already experienced the crazy rise and fall of temperatures throughout the spring this year. One thing, though, is for sure as we look forward to the summer season – we will likely experience more hot days than cool ones for the next couple of months. And, depending on where you are, the humidity that accompanies the heat can be brutal.
While we may remember enjoying the fun of spending our days outside playing when we were young, we must also remember that as we age we need to be more diligent about protecting our bodies from such dangers as the summer sun, UV rays, heat and humidity. We often see the results of exposure to these elements in the form of sunburn, sun exhaustion or heat stroke, and dehydration.
Here are a few precautions to take that will help you enjoy your summer.