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The Science Behind Why Heat Waves Make Us So Tired

The Science Behind Why Heat Waves Make Us So Tired

When hot days leave you feeling tired this summer, the sensation isn’t all in your head: There’s real biology behind your lethargy.

Soaring temperatures this month set records for the earth’s hottest days and sapped people’s energy levels. Exposure to hot surroundings can jump-start a series of physiological processes in the heart, brain, skin, and muscles that can leave you mentally and physically drained.

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