Staying cool: Doctor says heat exhaustion can happen quickly amid high temps

In the next few days, Mother Nature is expected to crank up the heat as temperatures will soar into the 90s. People will undoubtedly be looking to find ways to cool down.

News 12 Staff

Jun 27, 2021, 9:25 PM

Updated 1,030 days ago

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In the next few days, Mother Nature is expected to crank up the heat as temperatures will soar into the 90s. People will undoubtedly be looking to find ways to cool down.
News 12’s Andrew Ehinger was at Jones Beach on Sunday to speak with Long Islanders about how they plan to beat the heat.
With a possible heat wave to start the workweek, medical professionals are reminding Long Islanders to stay in the shade, wear light clothing and sunscreen and keep hydrated.
Doctors warn that heat stroke and heat exhaustion can happen quickly in high humidity so beware of the warning signs.
“If you start feeling your muscles start cramping when you are outside and you start getting dizzy and heart racing, really get yourself into a cool place at that time,” says Dr. Payal Sud, of Glen Cove Hospital.


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