Care recipient (cr) gets heat cramps during the hot summer months

Try: Stop all activity and sit quietly in a cool place drink clear juice or a sports beverage do not return to strenuous activity for a few hours after the cramps subside because further exertion may lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke

Materials: Clear juice or a sports beverage

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: extreme heat a prevention guide to promote your personal health and safety by national center for environmental health 2009 available at www bt cdc gov

Keywords: Hot weather heat muscle cramps dehydrated summer safety

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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