Family doctor Alexey Dobrovolsky assess the risk of heat health.

  • RIA Novosti

“Brief exposure to high temperature, no harm to the human body will not cause, if the person is not the whole day in the open air,” he said in an interview with Nation News.

According to him, if you stay under the scorching sun during the day, the damage will be from one day.

As noted Dobrovolsky, the heat are at particular risk to those who are initially at risk. He explained that the high temperature provokes exacerbation, especially in the elderly.

“When the house warms up, the temperature in the apartments increases, oxygen becomes less. In the elderly suffering from chronic diseases such as cardiovascular system, it’s exacerbated,” — said the expert.

He stressed that the main first aid — plenty of water and a hat.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on ecology and environment Igor Cherkasov in a conversation with FAN commented on the situation with climate change in Russia and the influence of natural processes on the development of the country.