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KRON 4 | How to Stay Healthy in a Heat Wave

When you face dangerously hot conditions, water can be your best friend. Here’s how to stay healthy and hydrated in a heat wave and why people pass out.

Why Water Is Essential

Water not only quenches the thirst, but it’s also vital for your organs to function.

  • Lungs: 83% water
  • Muscles and kidneys: 79%
  • Brain and heart: 73%
  • Skin: 64%
  • Bones: 31%

How to Eat Your Fluids

See more on the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion vs life-threatening heat stroke. How to Stay Healthy and Hydrated.

Karen Owoc

Karen Owoc is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist specializing in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and lifestyle medicine. Her science-based approach to longevity, nutrition, and muscle health has made her the go-to source for health seekers and medical professionals alike. Karen's best-selling book on functional longevity, "Athletes in Aprons: The Nutrition Playbook to Break 100", and her transformative perspective have mended many minds, hearts, and spirits.

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