World Health Organization, Ollie Jay, Colorado discussed on John Hancock


Likely to help and when it's not likely to help at all the U. S. environment of environmental protection agency recommends that people not use fans when the heat index temperature a combination of temperature and humidity climbs above ninety nine degrees Fahrenheit the World Health Organization and the U. S. centers for disease control and prevention warns that fans don't help people stay cool enough when the temperature hits ninety degrees Fahrenheit or higher this new study from the university of Sydney found that under hot and humid conditions fans lowered the participants core body temperature and reduce the heat related strain on their heart as well as improved their thermal comfort however in hot and dry conditions fans increased body temperature the strain on the heart and thermal discomfort so researcher Ollie Jay's said that fans at any temperature of two hundred and four degrees Fahrenheit where there is some kind of humidity or beneficial but as the temperature goes higher if it's dry than fans are progressively less useful and potentially detrimental I wonder if the people in Colorado know that is it gets pretty toasty out there but you've got you don't have all in the humidity I just thought that was interesting because you just kind of think of fan is always beneficial but it may not be it may feel better but it may not be a good for you in the long run now the other thing that comes with heat is water and if you finish the water in your disposable bottle they say think twice about refilling it the issue is the plastic water bottles contain a chemical.

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