How extreme heat affects the brain + how to prevent any damage
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk about keeping our brains and bodies healthy when it’s extremely hot outside. Although there still needs to be more research on how extreme temperatures affect the brain, they definitely have a negative impact with prolonged periods of heat exposure. Why? Temperature is one the main driver of chemical reactions, so changes in temperature affect the biochemistry of the brain and body.
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0:15 Extreme temperatures & the brain
1:00 What extreme heat can do to the brain & body
1:28 Ways to keep cool during a heat wave
4:30 What happens in the brain when we are exposed to high temperatures for long periods of time
7:00 Ways you & your children can cool down in the summertime
10:29 How to keep your child’s brain stimulated while spending time indoors
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