Persistent heat waves with very high temperatures (in some areas of Europe even above 10 degrees the seasonal average), strong solar radiation, no ventilation and sometimes important humidity rates they can represent a serious health risk, especially since extreme heat is not limited to a few days, but has been with us for over a month now. In addition to exacerbate existing pathologiesthe heat can cause cramps, heat stroke, edema, skin rashes. Precisely because of the high temperatures it is easier to expose yourself to dehydration and consequently to the dilation of blood vessels: thus increases the risk of cerebrovascular diseases e thrombosis. With the absence of rain and wind, pollution also increases, which we know is increasing mortality from chronic lung diseases.
2 July 2022 | 12:12
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