😯So much snow…so little time. 😶Wait-a-minute…take as much time as you need …and call for help sooner than later. 😑Winter portends an increased risk for heart attacks. Here is how you can protect yourself or your loved ones.
⛷Even fitness enthusiasts who are into winter sports need to protect themselves from accidental hypothermia. Dampness, wind, less subcutaneous fat – can increase our risk.
According to the American Heart Association, to help make snow removal safer: . . •😰🛋Remember to take frequent breaks while shoveling. . •No ❌🍻alcohol before or immediately after shoveling. . •🧥🧣🧤Don’t forget to dress in layers and wear a hat – this protects from hypothermia. A lot of body heat can be lost from the head. Air acts like a layer of insulation when we dress in layers. . . •📚📺Learn the heart attack warning signs and listen to your body, 📞call 911 if you don’t feel well. •📞🏥Consult a doctor with questions or concerns or symptoms or if you have a health condition.
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