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- Drink water and fluids frequently, although you are not feeling thirsty and regardless of the physical activity you carry out.
- Do not abuse of drinks with caffeine, alcohol or large amounts of sugar, since they can cause you to lose more body fluid.
- Although anyone can get a heat-related problem, pay special attention to babies and small children, elderly and people with diseases that may get worse with heat and dehydration, as cardiac pathologies.
- Try to be as much as possible in cool, shady or air-conditioned places, and refresh whenever you need it.
- Try to reduce physical activity and avoid making outdoor sports in the hottest times of the day (from 12.00 to 17.00).
- Wear light, loose-fitting clothing which allows you to perspire.
- Never leave anyone in a vehicle parked and shut down (especially children, elderly or chronically ill people).
- Talk to your doctor about any symptoms that may take longer than one hour and which may be related to high temperatures.
- Keep your medicine in a cool place; the heat can alter its composition and its effects.
- Take snacks which help you replace the salts of your body lost by the sweat (salads, fruits, vegetables, juices, etc.)
Summer time by Toldos Guardamar