The steady humidity may be perfect for a trip to the beach, but for rigorous exercise? Not so much. We support anyone who completes a daily workout as part of a healthy routine. However, with sweltering temperatures in Raleigh and throughout the Triangle area, you might be wondering, is it safe to exercise in hot weather? The good […]
Heat Related Illness
Our hot North Carolina summers can cause many heat related health problems. Read these tips on how to creatively stay hydrated and have a healthier, safer summer.
“Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” – Russell Baker, American journalist The long, sunny days and breezy nights of summer beckon us to enjoy the outdoors. Biking, swimming, and water sports headline the top of the “to-do” list. Watching the surf while strolling along the beach or […]
Heat-related Illnesses Summer places many at higher risk for various heat-related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke. These occur when the body is not able to cool itself, either by not having enough fluid to produce sweat or by participating in intense activity in a hot environment. The body’s cooling system works by producing […]