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Health tips to prevent heat stroke: Nutritionist shares

Updated On May 26, 2023 03:11 PM IST
  • From having fruits loaded with Vitamin C to avoiding red meat, here are some of the tips to follow to prevent heat stroke.
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With the summers showing a steep rise in temperature, the risk of heat stroke is increasing every day. Heat stroke is a condition when the body temperature control system gets overheated and is beyond control. This mostly happens due to prolonged exposure to heat and absence of cooling mechanisms. "Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related condition and can cause death or permanent disability if treatment is not provided immediately,” explained Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee. She further shared a few health tips that should be followed to prevent heat stroke.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:11 PM IST

With the summers showing a steep rise in temperature, the risk of heat stroke is increasing every day. Heat stroke is a condition when the body temperature control system gets overheated and is beyond control. This mostly happens due to prolonged exposure to heat and absence of cooling mechanisms. "Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related condition and can cause death or permanent disability if treatment is not provided immediately,” explained Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee. She further shared a few health tips that should be followed to prevent heat stroke.(Unsplash)

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Extremely high body temperature, a throbbing headache and nausea are some oof the symptoms of heat stroke. It is best to avoid any beverage and drink lots of water in this heat. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:11 PM IST

Extremely high body temperature, a throbbing headache and nausea are some oof the symptoms of heat stroke. It is best to avoid any beverage and drink lots of water in this heat. (Unsplash)

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Lettuce, cucumber and mint are some of the foot items that are a must in the daily diet. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lettuce, cucumber and mint are some of the foot items that are a must in the daily diet. (Unsplash)

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Fruits that are high in Vitamin C and A are to be consumed as they help in quenching thirst and act as coolants for the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:11 PM IST

Fruits that are high in Vitamin C and A are to be consumed as they help in quenching thirst and act as coolants for the body. (Unsplash)

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Red meat, fried food, alcohol and coffee should be avoided at all times. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Red meat, fried food, alcohol and coffee should be avoided at all times. (Unsplash)

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Ingredients such as cinnamon and ghee should be rarely used and should be replaced with cool ingredients such as kokum, raw mango and yoghurt. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ingredients such as cinnamon and ghee should be rarely used and should be replaced with cool ingredients such as kokum, raw mango and yoghurt. (Unsplash)

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Light cotton and loosely fitted clothes help in keeping the risk of heat stroke at bay in summers. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:11 PM IST

Light cotton and loosely fitted clothes help in keeping the risk of heat stroke at bay in summers. (Unsplash)

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