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Staying ahead of heat Illness

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Another big summertime worry is heat illnesses. Something Dr. William Ferrar is keeping track of it in Henrico.

Heat stroke can hit quickly, especially if we have not been out much in the hot weather.

Talk to your doctor about reducing blood pressure medications or attempt taking them in the evening.

Keep ahead of your thirst by drinking cool liquids and adding a bit of salted snacks. If symptoms become worse, get to the emergency room as soon as possible.

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