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How To Safeguard Your Health From The 10 Perils Of Summer

PERILS OF SUMMER

Summer planning can be a lot of fun! There’s vacations, family reunions, grilling in the backyard, and spending days relaxing in the sun. However with all of the promise of summer also comes the perils.

That’s right. There are things that can happen that you don’t plan for. Things that can have an adverse effect on you and your family’s healthy. If you want to ensure that you have the best summer ever, it is a good practice to have a plan in place to safeguard yourself and your family from the 10 perils of summer:

 

Bee Stings

Ouch! Bees, wasps, hornets and other stinging bugs are sometimes unavoidable.  

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Sunburn

Protect your skin from the sun. Use sunscreen, and avoid the most severe UV rays between 10am-4pm.    

Concussions

A concussion can result from a blow to the body or head, such as a fall from a swing set.

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Poison Oak & Ivy

In the woods everything is green and leafy and… poisonous? Some plants really make you itch.  

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10 perils of summer doctor on demand bJellyfish

They’re not really fish, and they don’t attack. But their tentacles pack a painful and potent venom.

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Tick bites

Lyme disease and other complications can arise from a nasty little tick bite.

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Sunstroke

Kids and seniors are at higher risk for heat exhaustion and sunstroke. Be aware and stay hydrated.

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Sports Injuries

After a long winter, we’re in a rush to get outdoors. Sometimes leading to a trip and fall.

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Burns

Accidents can happen when we’re around campfires or BBQ grills. 

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Kids bumps and bruises

Sometimes it’s a minor scrape, but it may be a more serious bruise. 10 perils of summer

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If you have done everything that you can to no avail, do not fret. Stuff happens. The next course of action is to get treatment for your or your family member’s ailment as quickly as you can.

That is where Doctor On Demand comes in. It is a service that offers an innovative way to access high quality healthcare instantly through a virtual home visit via smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. It is the latest effort in making quality healthcare more accessible by using technology. Whether you are in the middle of a summer family vacation or a BBQ gathering right in your backyard, expert help is just a few short taps away.

I have used Doctor On Demand many times since first being introduced to it during the winter months. What I love most about the service is how fast and user-friendly it is. The physicians always answer my questions and address my concerns in a professional yet personal manner. No matter when I establish a ‘visit’ be it day or night, the doctors give me any necessary steps I need to take for me or my family members to feel better. My experience with the staff is always exceptional.

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With Doctor On Demand, professional medical help is available anytime, no matter where you are.

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10 perils of summer doctor on demand

Talk to a doctor right away for immediate attention, or schedule an appointment for later on.

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10 perils of summer doctor on demand

Use Doctor On Demand to get help for the perils of summer for you, your child(ren), and your spouse.

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Before your summer gets into high gear, take a few moments to write out a plan of action to safeguard you and your family from the 10 perils of summer. And know that if something happens, you can rely on Doctor On Demand to give you the help that you need right away.

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10583920_833823406642127_2204582719558927001_n*Doctor On Demand is available for download through Apple and Android. The service is running a limited-time special promotion where they are offering everyone’s first video visit for FREE. To take advantage of the offer, use my special exclusive code MELISASOURCE now through July 15, 2015.

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How do you safeguard your family from the 10 perils of summer? Share with me below or tell me about it at: melisasource@yahoo.com.

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Makeba Giles is a Digital Content Producer and Founder of Faith Health and Home, a digital space with information and resources for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being to help families live an inspired lifestyle.

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Robin
Robin

Yup, stuff happens – especially when you have kids. It is always good to be prepared.

Bernadyn

I love how there’s apps available like this now! I haven’t heard of this one but need to try it out for my kids. Thanks for sharing it!

Jamie

Great tips!! We always have to be prepared, don’t we? I sure loved the Doctor on Demand. Great people, easy to use and no waiting in a waiting room of sick people! 🙂

Avry

I’ve been stung by jellyfish in the Bahamas.. OUCH it was painful 🙁 I wish I had some knowledge and preparedness before I went

Michelle

Ugh, I used to hate spending a lot of time outside in the summer as a kid between all the bee stings and mosquitoes. Love the idea of the doctor on demand to ask questions without having to leave home!

Allison

I am so deathly afraid of getting stung by a jelly fish while on vacation this summer, or my son. So glad there is a doctor on demand service!

Liz
Liz

These are bound to happen at some point. It’s great to have a convenient way to talk to a doctor at your fingertips.

Kim
Kim

I am loving this Doctor on Demand thing! How helpful!!

Jeannette

Sunscreen is such a big deal for me during the summer! I make sure I always have plenty of sunscreen on hand! It’s nice to know that Doctor on Demand is there if I need them.

Jamie

These are great tips!!!! I haven’t heard of this app before, but I will be checking it out. I know this will be a great app for both myself and hubby to have.

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