Heat Illness: All You Need to Know

 Everyone's prone to heat-related illness, but you may have risk factors that make you more vulnerable to heatstroke, heat exhaustion or heat cramps, medicinenet reports.

The National Safety Council says you're at greater risk if:

    You have a chronic heart or circulatory problem.
    You're a senior citizen.
    You work outside.
    You take certain medications, especially those that help regulate body temperature or sweat.
    You abuse drugs or alcohol.

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