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Heat Wave: Expert issues a warning to Nigerians about the consequences of working in direct sunshine

May 2, 2024 | Health | 0 comments

Dr. Sambo recently took to his Facebook page to highlight the health risks associated with the ongoing extreme heatwave affecting several northern states. Describing the situation as unprecedented, he cautioned about the numerous health implications it poses.

Highlighting the potential risks, Dr. Sambo emphasized the likelihood of heat stroke, severe dehydration, and kidney stone problems among the populace. Additionally, he raised concerns about the increased susceptibility to the spread of infections such as meningitis, underscoring the gravity of the situation.

In response to these health threats, Dr. Sambo advised individuals to prioritize hydration by consuming ample water and fluids regularly. Furthermore, he recommended ensuring adequate ventilation while sleeping to mitigate the adverse effects of the intense heat.

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