Summer Heat Archives

Summer safety tips for seniors

July 14, 2022

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seniors are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses and injury. When we age, our bodies become less efficient at regulating temperature because older adults do not sweat as much as younger adults, and sweat is the body’s most important heat-regulating mechanism. Older adults also store fat… [Read More]

Don’t overheat! Tips to keep your heart safe in the summer heat

June 23, 2022

Summer is officially here and that means a rise in temperatures. As much as you may love summer, it can pose dangers for your heart if you aren’t careful, especially if you have an underlying condition such as high blood pressure, obesity, or a history of heart disease or stroke. As you prepare for a… [Read More]

Tips for staying heart-healthy all summer long

July 1, 2021

By Dr. Eben Eno Cardiologist, cares for patients at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee and Milwaukee campuses. This summer, we’re all looking forward to getting outdoors, enjoying Wisconsin’s beautiful parks, beer gardens and Lake Michigan beaches. But, heart health during summer months can be tricky business. It’s important to remember how the summer heat… [Read More]