Heat causes blood vessels to widen thereby increasing heart rate and symptoms.
Most people find symptoms are worse during the summer.
*You will need to further increase salt and fluid intake if you feel hot or start to sweat more.
*Have a spray bottle of water at hand for your face and neck. This will cool you down as the water evaporates from your skin.
*A fan can be helpful.
*Cooling vests have been used by some people
*Currently no available medical evidence. Based on patient experience and opinion.
Written by: Lorna Nicholson
Medically approved by: Dr Kavi, Prof Newton
Review Date: 1/9/18