Summer in the city
Our tips will help you survive the hot time more easily without harming your health.
The heat is not easy to bear, especially for those who spend the summer in the city. Our tips will help you survive the hot time more easily.
When the thermometer rises above + 25 ° C, you need to dress in everything natural. The ideal dress code in the summer in the city is loose clothing made of thin cotton or linen.
• The load on the legs increases ten times with every extra centimeter of heel, and veins in the heat are already widened. Make your life easier and get into open-toed flat sandals. You will immediately become more comfortable.
• With the onset of heat should be very careful people with cardiovascular disease. If you have hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, obesity, cancer, you have suffered a heart attack or stroke, in no case do not work in a stuffy house or in the country. In general, physical activity in such weather is contraindicated for you: the load on the heart increases, blood pressure starts to jump.
• It is dangerous to work in the heat in the country people with myopia of medium and high degree. From bending and lifting weights, a retinal hemorrhage and even retinal detachment can occur.
• Try to stay away in the heat from air conditioners - it is better to cool the body gradually.
CAUTION with medicines!
When it comes to instructions for the use of drugs, it is important not only to study carefully, but to accurately understand what they read. In the United States, they conducted a special study on this subject, inviting patients to read the instructions for five popular over-the-counter drugs. Then they were asked the question: “How will you take the drug?” And 46.3% of the participants could not answer correctly! Particular difficulties caused the dosage.
In practical medicine, there is the term "therapeutic dose" - the amount of active substance that gives a therapeutic effect. It is minimal, medium and maximum. Below the minimum dose, the medicine will not have a therapeutic effect, and the independent use of a higher dose can seriously harm you.
IN THE HANDS OF PROFESSIONALS
A good massage can work wonders, but only if it is done by a professional. According to orthopedists, about 15% of patients need rehabilitation treatment due to damage to nerves and muscles after poor massage. By the way, people with thin skin deep massage is generally not recommended because of the risk of tissue damage in the spine. Therefore, you should not trust your body to homegrown masseurs without special qualifications.
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