With more people heading outdoors to take advantage of warm weather, don't let hidden health hazards put a damper on your summer fun. Doctors at AFC/Doctors Express urgent care centers treat patients suffering from heat and sun-related illnesses each year.
If you prepare for problems caused by heat and sun you can avoid health issues and enjoy the summer season.
Here are a few heat related concerns to look out for:
With that warm summer sun comes another common seasonal problem sunburn. Long-sleeved, loose fitting shirts, wide-brimmed hats and sunscreen that protects against UVA and UVB rays are musts these days. It can be easy to skimp on the sunscreen, but skin cancer rates are high in the U.S., so it is important to take precautions. However, if you miss a spot or don't remember to re-apply your sunscreen, cool cloths, aloe vera creams