Heat is hard on the heart; simple precautions can ease the strain - Harvard Health Publications
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The combination of brutal heat and humidity can be downright dangerous to people with heart disease and other chronic conditions. They may have trouble getting rid of extra body heat, or the process may strain the already–overworked heart and arteries. Taking it easy, finding air conditioning, and drinking plenty of water (not sugary soda or fruit juice or caffeinated beverages) can help beat the heat. It's also important to be aware of the warning signs of heat illness—nausea or vomiting, View full resource at health.harvard.edu
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