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Sun & Heat...


Precautions
Wear light coloured, loose-fitting, fabrics such as cotton & linen.
Wear a loose-fitting, coloured-hat or scarf.
To prevent sun-burn or tanning wear sunscreen (SPF 15 or more) everyday. 
Wear sunglasses, if possible choose the ones which block 92-97% of visible light.
Increase intake of fluids like water and juices.
Stay in air-conditioned rooms & vehicles when possible.
Relieve discomfort of mild sunburns and heat rashes by cold water bath or by applying cool compresses.
Heat exhaustion or Heat stroke result from elevation of core body temperature (Hyperthemia). Dizziness, nausea, rapid pulse & headache are common symptoms. Take the victim to some cool spot where they can rest & give them plenty of liquids. In extreme cases take medical help immediately.
Avoid wearing tight fitting dark-coloured clothing.
Try not spend too much time outdoors between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the sun is strongest.
Don’t intake too much of alcohol.
Don’t take medication without consulting the doctor in serious cases.
 

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