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Doctor insights on: Stay Indoors And Avoid Overexertion During Hot Weather

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Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Heat and headaches: Sun overexposure can cause headache and nausea, most worrisome is heat stroke in old terms. However, simple dehydration can cause these symptoms, especially if you live in a drier climate. Some migraine patients get headaches on exposure to light from the sun, without the need for over exposure to heat. ...Read more

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How do I avoid getting sick from the AC? I always get sore throats that leads to colds from the AC in this very hot weather.

How do I avoid getting sick from the AC? I always get sore throats that leads to colds from the AC in this very hot weather.

Pesky summer colds: Well, I believe air conditioning may only be partially to blame for your summer sore throat. Possibly the air conditioning dries out the air even more and causes throat irritation. Allergies are often more active in summer contributing to post-nasal drip and throat irritation, even sneezing and cold-like symptoms. Viruses causing sore throat circulate all year. Keep air humidified, wash hands. ...Read more

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16yo girl. Seeking opinions on whether pubic hair should be shaved for hygiene esp when doing sports in hot weather (30deg c) or during period?

16yo girl. Seeking opinions on whether pubic hair should be shaved for hygiene esp when doing sports in hot weather (30deg c) or during period?

No need to shave: There is absolutely nothing wrong with pubic hair. It's just hair. Perfectly good hygiene can be achieved by properly rinsing in all the skin folds that girls and women have, hair or no hair. For some unknown reason, so many cultures across the globe have issues with pubic hair. It's just hair. Shaving it is fine too (but takes continuing work, and it can be itchy as it grows back out). ...Read more

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Are men more fertile in hot weather?

Are men more fertile in hot weather?

No: The scrotum is designed to be a cool safe haven for sperm. Hot tubs, hot pants are associated with poor sperm quality; it is unlikely/improbable that men are more fertile in hot weather. That is not to say that they are infertile in hot weather or more fertile in cold weather. The sperm prefer cooler temperatures, since they are the source of male fertility, they need to be happy-cooler is better. ...Read more

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Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

No: Weight, a unit of measure of mass that is related to gravity. Temperature does not factor into it. ...Read more