Stay cool, drink fluids, seek shade: How to manage searingly hot days

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Unusually hot weather can be pretty challenging, especially for those who are elderly or chronically unwell. Some handy health tips that should help you get through very warm days: Drink, drink, drink Our bodies lose a lot of fluid when we sweat so be sure to keep drinking, preferably two to three litres of fluids a day. That might be mineral water, juice spritzers or tea. Whatever you drink, your cool drinks should not be too cold, says German geriatrician Brigitte Buchwald-Lancaster. Another good way to take in fluids is to eat foods that have a high water content, such as melons or cucumber…

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