May 29th, 2012

Temperatures And Health: How Do The Indoors And Outdoors Affect Health?

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It’s Memorial Day and June is right around the corner -- for many, this is the time to really crank up the air conditioning. But is there a healthy way to get your heat fix outside, or to stay cool indoors? Here’s what you need to know: Outside If our bodies aren't acclimated to the sharp temperature rises this time of the year, that could leave some of us feeling ill, says Dr. David Claypool, M.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Mayo Clinic.  That's because temperature -- while not responsible for the "usual suspects" of disease like bacterial or viral infections -- can still affect how our bodies feel.

 

Huffington Post By Amanda Chan

Tags: Dr. David Claypool, Huffington Post, temperature, Wellness

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