Minden Medical Center offers summer heat tips

Special to the Minden Press-Herald

Everyone is at risk when temperatures rise above 90 degrees, but the elderly and the very young are most susceptible to heat and heat-related illnesses. Signs of heat-related illnesses include nausea, dizziness, flushed or pale skin, heavy sweating and headaches. Visit our website www.mindenmedicalcenter.com for more information on heat related illnesses and ways to stay cool.

Minden Medical Center offers the following tips for staying cool and safe this summer:

Dress for the heat. Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing. Light colors will reflect away some of the sun’s energy. It is also


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