How extreme heat waves affect our bodies (and who’s most at risk)

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The heat wave and its extreme temperatures bring health risks.

Summer has not yet arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and the first heat wave has already occurred, and with it the dangers.

And health authorities warn that the high temperatures that will occur in the coming days could affect people’s health.

In the case of Spain, the Still alert to high temperatures. The heat wave that began last Sunday will continue, at least, until Saturday, according to the state meteorological agency (AEMET).

In this hot weather, the recommendation is that Close monitoring of the most vulnerable groups, such as the elderly, who are at greater risk of heat stroke.

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