How to deal with the heat without air conditioning
Not everyone can afford the installation and maintenance of air conditioning in the home because of its relatively high cost. People are trying to deal with the heat in various ways, some of which are erroneous. Material will tell you how to survive the heat and what mistakes to avoid is better not to get a result, "the exact opposite", and not to harm health.
1. Open the window on a hot sunny day - bad idea
In the heat period is necessary to open the windows and balconies in the evening when the heat subsides. In the morning, in the home need to tightly close the windows and curtains zadornut, close to the hot air does not get inside. This particularly applies to the windows facing the south side. If the apartment has at least one window, which is in permanent shadow (for instance, if it is flat on the floor 1-2, the window closes weighty wood), just him and can be left open during the day. But if you keep an open window where the sun beats down, the room will be almost as hot as the outside.
2. Cold water can lead to angina
A lot of people believe that the best idea in the heat - very cold water. Often specially harvested ice. In the heat of drinking ice water is extremely dangerous, as it can lead to a sore throat. At very high heat body is weakened, therefore, the immunity is slightly lower than at a comfortable temperature. And it's a great environment for microbes. Let it does not happen so often, however, documented cases of so-called lightning sore throat after drinking ice water. This phenomenon begins, as a rule, trembling and chilliness of the whole body. So if you can not do without the cold water, it is best to do so. With evening placed plastic water bottle in the freezer refrigerator. Early in the morning the bottle need to get and put in the room. As the water thawing is possible to do a sip. During the day all the useful water will be drained without risk to health.
3. The best choice in heat - hot green tea
Have you paid attention to is the fact that people are very hot countries, to which is not fully reached civilization, sitting in tents, dressed in covering the body from head to head and apparel ... drink tea. Hot green tea expands blood vessels, as well as any hot drink, so it reduces blood pressure and allows to enhance sweating. The organism is rapidly cooled and the body no longer sweats. A cool water leads to a sudden cooling viscera, whereby as a protective mechanism of the organism gives a command to raise the body temperature. Result: The vessels are narrowed and the pressure increases. Perspiration going on for a long time after taking cold drinks. Especially if the "hooked" onto the cold soda water or brew. After all, in cold and hot blood circulates throughout the body.
4. The fan must be installed so that it does not blow directly on the human
Fan - is a simple and relatively inexpensive device which will help in the very hot days to escape from the superheated air. With it really is easier to heat. That's just very important to set the device so that it does not blow directly on the person. Fan - is essentially a draft. And from drafts may have severe pain in the muscles, the so-called "backache" - inflammation of muscle tissue arising from the difference in temperature. Too many amateurs to sleep with the window open ajar often complain of "not clear where the undertaken" pain after waking up - in the neck, back, waist. This feedback draft. Therefore it is very important not to send fan per person. There may also be inflammation of the eyes, runny nose, sore throat.
5. Competent menu liquids in the heat to save the health of
In the heat of a person, as a rule, it has increased sweating. But along with the sweat from the body moisture out and a large number of trace elements. Therefore it is necessary to diversify the diet of drinking fruit and vegetable juices, decoctions of herbs such as mint and lemon balm. The water that you drink, it is best to acidify the juice of a lemon. In absolutely anomalous heat would be nice to drink a little salted water, as it is the most efficient salt can delay fluid in the body. But do not overdo it: you may experience swelling of the face and extremities.
6. If it is impossible to take a cool shower soak the ears are very cold water
In highly developed countries, any institution where people work, has a very comfortable showers, which help to escape from the heat. But in our developing countries, most of them have to just get in the way. However, the sink with very cold water, there will literally everywhere. There is an excellent life hacking. When intense heat is not always washing your face with very cold water is a panacea (in addition, many women will not do as a daily make-up is applied). You just need to moisten the maximum cold water earlobes. And another place, having the same qualities magic wand in the heat - elbows. So nice to moisten the ears and elbows at once.
Important! There is crucial temperature contrast, if 'blue crane "is used to pour water at room temperature, to sink look truly cold water.
7. Instead humidifier ... do your laundry!
Not everyone has air conditioning and a humidifier. But the laundry in the house - not uncommon. When to extreme heat, dry your freshly washed laundry right in the room where you relax or work. Firstly, you will enjoy the pleasant smell of powder or fabric softener. Secondly, the air for a while moistened, and thus in your room will spring to replace the fly.
8. Basin with water a little save to
And this advice from our grandmothers. At very high temperatures in the living room can be put pelvis with very cold water in close proximity to human. He will humidify the air and will be given a certain amount of cold. Such a method is absolutely safe for health, in contrast to the direction of the line on the fan you (see para. 4).
And finally - a blitz-competent advice on behavior in the hot season:
● Prefer bright colors of the clothes completely natural fabrics
● In order to indulge in a sweet, choose a fruit, you can even the most sugary, but not cakes
● Vegetables and meat is better to cook, bake in the sleeve, BUT NOT FRY (from smoked meats, marinades and conservation should completely abandon)
● If you have a particularly bad feeling in the heat (you dizzy, pressure skips, dark eyes, and so on. P.), Then from 11-00 to 17-00 you'd better stay indoors
● sunbathe in the morning or after 16 hours
● Use a minimum of makeup in the hot season