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Whether it's by choice or necessity some senior citizens can be found outside in the middle of the day raving -- Outside -- lot of gets pretty miserable doesn't it.
Yes doctors say some elderly residents are more prone to heat related illnesses because -- medicines they take.
But are less likely to notice the symptoms.
Taking medications for things like high blood pressure or diabetes can put it predispose you to not having this typical symptoms that might alert you that you're having a heat illness or something like heat exhaustion -- heat stroke.
Doctors still cannot -- He says so medications.
Can prevent seniors from sweating a lot or feeling thirsty.
-- initial signs that tell our bodies they are getting overheated.
This is very important for the elderly to be aware that if they're feeling unwell in any way feeling -- having any shortness of -- feeling dizzy -- light headed.
That -- should -- check and call family member check in with your physician right away.
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