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Module 3: Chronic disease and heat
Heat can exacerbate existing CVD and risk of stroke due to dehydration, haemoconcentration causing increased clotting risk, and increased skin blood flow and sweat 32.
GPs may encourage patients with CVD to adopt strategies to help stay safe during extreme heat, such as:
The Heart Foundation has a webpage dedicated to environment, climate change and heart health, as well as a range of resources available to health professionals including data and statistics, patient resources, CVD risk assessments, food and nutrition, COVID-19 and resources specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples health and recovery.
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