Beat the heat this summer

Jun 02, 2014, 09:52 IST | Kartiki Nitin Lawate

With the soaring heat also comes ailments like heat strokes. the guide spoke to Dr Pradeep D’Costa from the internal medicine department of Sahyadri hospital for handy tips 

>> Drink a lot of water; at least two litres daily and ensure a good liquid intake in terms of juices.

>> If you drink beer or any kind of alcohol, ensure you drink more water.

>> Wear light coloured clothes when you’re going out in the heat and keep your head always covered with cap or
a cloth.

>> Avoid eating spicy, oily and too much of sweet food this season.

>> When you have to go out in the sun, walk in the shady areas.

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