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And -- -- on the house call corsets half an hour after the top of the hour and as always joining us this morning doctor Marc Siegel.
Associate professor of medicine and NYU's -- medical center.
And author of the inner pulse unlocking the secret code of sickness and health and doctor -- somebody's here -- chairman of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital chief of robotics is well on people who know -- -- it's.
Thirty minutes after the top of America's nobody misses Sunday house call that's what they tell -- -- true my mom's watching even.
At its hot -- our best viewers that she's good she's good she's in Florida and I understand that the heat in other areas is even.
Warmer than it is in Florida and you guys are concerned about people not knowing what to do to stay cool.
And then that I was also -- to ask you about -- birth Armenia.
What is that well.
Hyper -- actually the opposite of hypothermia -- means too -- -- where the body heat is building up.
And we have something called the heat index of people out there need to know about especially your mother down -- Florida because the heat index.
Is the combination of what the temperatures outside and what the humidity is outside.
And the higher the heat index the less you can sweat.
And your sweat is what the body has to cool you -- it's your sprinkler system so if it doesn't work and you can't sweat enough.
You have a problem and elderly people like your mom have another problem which is so she hates you right after -- how I started my.
Our problems -- -- -- apparently generic I'm sorry about that.
But -- elderly people don't sweat as well and they tend to take medications that can be a problem like diuretics blood pressure medications.
-- circulatory system doesn't work as well and if they're on anti depressants which I know your mom is not but those who are out there.
That interferes with your ability to stay cool.
You you have to look for certain warning -- your heart rate going up you're becoming confused you becoming fatigued I always say fatigue -- dignity number 12 and three symptoms.
For heat you've got to get out of the heat if you -- you've got to use your air -- you gotta get into the shape and don't be afraid to use ice water.
Warner cold showers and drink drink drink.
You know doctor -- yesterday we reported on an amazing thing police helped a little four year old escape.
-- direction out of a hot car our kids as susceptible to the heat and what should we do for them.
You know its interest and one of the reasons why the show is so great is because you guys -- the best questions you just too bored out of my mouth I was gonna say.
There was a case of a year old kid that passed away died about a week ago.
Then he was left in the car and then -- in the car quite dangerous please don't do this this is a serious problem.
But so so me and that's that's the -- -- and the younger ones that don't have any reserve when it comes to young adults.
Days that are you have temperature of ninety degrees is not the time to get in shape you don't want -- wrong.
You're gonna get cramps and that's not -- if you want to be doing exercise you -- you wanna be indoor.
Are there really did have a problem because of -- -- his anti hypertensive medications if you are taking anti depressants anti Houston is.
-- -- in their fix things such as petrol beat repent you wanna stop those because they prevent you from sweating and sweating is the best thing for those days you get rid of the heat.
Now my advice is to get one of these blood pressure monitors at home everybody should have one of those and on days like this if you take those medication -- Monitor your own blood pressure and if it's -- if it's less than 120 over eighty stop taking those medications and talked your doctor that's -- really important.
One other thing is as a urologist.
I give you those secret you can always monitor whether your well I do -- not the color of your urine is the best way to know how great you're doing if it's white.
-- -- great if it's light yellow you're still all right if it's dark yellow.
It's not a good thing and you want to start drilling.
-- -- top market talk about it and David talk about drinking mark is it true that if you are outside and you're already thirsty.
-- at minute that's like you.
You need you -- -- forty you have to stay ahead of that you have to be drinking water.
People need to be drinking water -- -- not always a look towards solutions if you're professional athlete you've got to use elect George solutions but further from most of us.
You know outside or I would -- on our elliptical.
There inside as we want to exercise Eric in this kind of heat you wanna exercise inside I -- make one final point about her excellent point David made about babies in cars.
-- -- numbers on this are you wanna take home here your car will go up twenty degrees in ten minutes if you say I'm just gonna go and take a bad and that's supermarket and come right back.
Twenty degrees in ten minutes you can lose a baby that way and many have been lost his -- tragically her about it during the summer of the time going to advice of course the.
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