I am a southern girl and I can take the heat, but there are days when even I say whoa! and stay inside where it's cooler! But there are days (like today) when I just have to work outside. It is important to know how to prevent heat related illnesses.
Take a look at this list:
Drink one glass of water every 15 to 30 minutes worked, depending on the heat and humidity. This is the best way to replace lost body fluid.
Prevention is the key, my friends! Now go out and enjoy your summer safely!