Quick Tips to Beating the Heat
SUMMER IS HERE
This is a really short hub while the babies are asleep. Summer is upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere and heat stroke is a real danger. Especially to those who are a little older or those on medications that can effect your body's ability to disperse body hear, like me
Quick Ways to Cool Your Core Body Temperature
The trick to a quick cool down is to get to the parts of the body where the veins and arteries run close to the surface:
- Feet and ankles
- back of knees
- hands and wrists
- inside of elbows
- back and sides of neck
- top of head
When you are overheated
Just try any one of these and you will feel an almost instant change in your body temperature. They have stopped heat stroke in its tracks more than once for me.
Sorry no pics babies just woke up. Gotta run!
Cold Water + Application=RELIEF
You only need 2 things:
- Cold water ice if possible
- a container to put it in
For a really fast cool down, fill a bucket with cold water, add ice if you have it and simply stick your feet and ankles in it. You will be amazed at how quicly your body will cool right down.
Run the insides of your wrists under the cold water faucet. Veins and arteries run right on the surface. the coll water, cools the blood which is then carried through out the body.
A cold towel at the back of the neck, or running your head under cold water will do the same.
A Link to an Important Hub about Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
- The Difference Between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke and How to Treat It
Heat can be a silent killer. Often times, the condition of either heat exhaustion or heat stroke occurs very suddenly. Heat Exhaustion isnt necessarily a killer itself, but it can certainly lead to heat...