By Natasha Hinde in HUFFPOST.
Another week, another influx of scorching weather. While it’s great news for those looking to spend their summer holiday in the UK, there are risks attached to heatwaves and dehydration is one of the major factors.
Registered GP Dr Kenny Livingstone tells HuffPost UK he has received calls from “a lot more patients complaining of headaches, lethargy and tiredness” in the past month.
“It’s almost undoubtedly related to people not drinking enough fluids,” explains Dr Livingstone, who is chief medical officer of private home visit service ZoomDoc. “We’re just not used to these temperatures in the UK, so it has caught a lot of people off guard.”
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