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How to prevent heat stroke

Here's how you can prevent heat stroke during the scorching days of summer.

1. Don't exert yourself too much outdoors. Drink about a quarter litre of fluids every hour.

2. Wear loose-fitting, lightcoloured clothes in light fabrics like cotton. Keep a hat and sunscreen handy, and
stay in the shade when outside.

3. Open the windows of your home occasionally, and keep hand fans with you. Staying in an AC environment all day isn't healthy either, so get out every once in a while during the day.


4. Avoid caffeine and alcohol, which can speed up dehydration.

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