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Offline Kavik

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Heat Exhaustion
« on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 10:39:22 »
Has anyone else experienced a marked decrease in the ability to tolerate heat for long periods after a certain age?

Over the weekend, I attended an all day event in ~90-95 F heat, and, around mid afternoon, I began feeling extremely sluggish despite drinking lots of water and powerade. Eating and resting helped a bit, but not a ton.

A couple years ago, I was training for a long bike ride (I think that day's ride was 65 or 70 miles), and I had to have a nurse friend pick me up and start an IV on me, despite drinking tons of gatorade and snacking. I felt nauseated for a couple hours after being picked up as well.

Prior to my 30s, I don't remember ever having any issues with heat as long as I kept drinking fluids.
Maybe they're waiting for gasmasks and latex to get sexy again.

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 10:45:29 »
Dat cholesterol building up in your peripheral blood vessels lowering your water cooling efficiency.

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 11:18:03 »

Has anyone else experienced a marked decrease in the ability to tolerate heat for long periods after a certain age?

Prior to my 30s


Yes, just like the cold and everything else.

But, as my grandfather always used to say: "It's better than the alternative."

PS - today is my 69th birthday
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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 09:42:51 »

Has anyone else experienced a marked decrease in the ability to tolerate heat for long periods after a certain age?

Prior to my 30s


Yes, just like the cold and everything else.

But, as my grandfather always used to say: "It's better than the alternative."

PS - today is my 69th birthday

Ha, that is true.

Happy birthday!
Maybe they're waiting for gasmasks and latex to get sexy again.

The world has become a weird place.

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 09:49:33 »
PS - today is my 69th birthday
Ha, that is true.

Happy birthday!

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 10:01:30 »
Yes, I remember.

It all started on the day I was born.

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 10:19:26 »
The solution to all thing is to never go outside. 

outside is where the antivaxxers are
outside is where the hot weather is

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 11:07:04 »
The solution to all thing is to never go outside. 

outside is where the antivaxxers are
outside is where the hot weather is


Stay inside, be gamer

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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 11:22:43 »
The solution to all thing is to never go outside. 

outside is where the antivaxxers are
outside is where the hot weather is



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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #9 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 12:02:30 »
Stay inside, be gamer

Peeps like to think the entirety of the Inside-Crew consist of gamers,  there are variations.


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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 17:13:21 »
I never liked heat, hot days. Even when I was a kid.
However yes - I do remember that being a kid, I did not care that much about temperature outside.
There is also one thing I noticed - when I was a kid, in 80s-90s - weather was different - back then 20-25C was kinda max during summer and it was that hot like its now.
Now, living in Scotland, where summers get hot like 25-30C for a week or two, I cant freaking stand temperature higher than 17C.
Even my wife says that nowadays 20C is like 30C 20 years ago:)
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Re: Heat Exhaustion
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 15 June 2021, 20:06:20 »
Living in Texas past few years I have gotten used to the heat. But now I cant take cold weather which I never had a problem with, when I lived up north.