Aging poses challenges related to exposure to hot weather and higher temperatures. This is due to the body’s reduced ability to regulate its temperature changes during aging, as well as the medical problems that can come with aging.
It’s wonderful to take a road trip until you start to feel car sick. As you move along the highway, you feel nauseated. You sweat. Maybe you get dizzy or get a headache. Why does this happen? What’s going on in our bodies when we experience car sickness? And how can you prevent it? Watch to learn more.
If you’re a dedicated athlete, weather doesn’t stop you from your training and workout routine. But when temperatures turn hot, it’s time to take some extra precautions. Physical activity increases your core temperature. So does hot weather. When you combine the two, you risk serious illness.
If you’re in an exercise rut, remember it’s not too late to start moving. Find five expert tips to getting started as well as insights about whether you’re experiencing normal soreness or possible injury.
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If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you may experience difficulty tolerating heat. Your symptoms may worsen when you’re overheated, so it’s important to know how to keep your cool. “With MS, the myelin or protective covering gets damaged either partially or completely, so it doesn’t cover the nerves,” says clinical nurse specialist Kathleen Schwetz. “So when people are … Read More
Discover the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee. Cleveland Clinic experts in sports medicine, neurology and rheumatology weigh in.