Struggling with soaring summer temperatures? Here are nine natural ways to keep your body cool and healthy
The sun is good for us in a lot of ways. Numerous studies show that it lifts our mood, relieves stress, improves sleep and provides the essential vitamin D. “Too much of it, however, like a deadly heat wave, can damage our body," says Tarun Sahni, senior consultant (internal medicine) at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi. Too much exposure to the sun can lead to heat rashes, sunburn, boils, cramps, headache, fever, blisters and nausea, or, in extreme cases, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, dizziness, even cataract, he says.