Summer heat can affect your medications according to a new report citing heat and thyroid medication as cause of death of a young boy in Arizona. Doctors believeÂ certain active thyroid medications may increase the body’s metabolic rate and cause increased heat generation.Â Â Dr. Mazda Shirazi, Medical Director withÂ Arizona PoisonÂ and Drug Information Center, says that certain medications could make you feel theseÂ effects even more. He statesÂ medications for blood pressure could also be a factor leading to increased over-heating of the body.
You can read Stephanie Weaver’s report here:
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