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Coping with the summer heat

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Posted: Jun 25, 2014 8:51 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Jun 25, 2014 8:51 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: summer, heat stroke, Matthew Chamberlain, 2une In, 2 Your Health, Our Lady of the Lake, American Heart Association, AHA

BATON ROUGE - The summer heat has arrived. It can be dangerous for you and your family if you don't take the correct precautions. Dr. Matthew Chamberlain with Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to keep you safe.

Everyone likes to spend time outside in the sun, but that can be risky if you don't stay hydrated. If you don't, you can suffer heat stroke which can result in death. Some of the symptoms of heat stroke are warm and dry skin with no sweating, strong and rapid pulse, confusion or unconsciousness, high fever, throbbing headaches and nausea and/or vomiting.

Check out the video for safety tipes to protect yourself this summer.

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