The Biggest Health Mistakes You’re Making This Summer

These common mistakes can be dangerous
summer health mistakes

In the midst of summer vacations abroad or outdoor concerts at home, your health might not be the first thing on your mind.[slideshow:104408]

The foods being offered to you this time of year are seriously tempting (ice cream, anyone?) and staying out late and spending lots of time outside are par for the course.

But if you don’t take at least some basic measures to protect yourself against the hazards of summer, serious consequences may ensue. You don’t want to be holed up all winter in a ball of regret for your summer mistakes.

There are some mistakes that health experts and medical professionals see people making year after year. Sometimes these mistakes can cause immediate injuries or even cause long-term effects on a person’s health.

Whether you’re planning on spending all day in the sun or going on an ambitious hike through the woods, there are ways to prevent these consequences from happening to you.


Simply avoid making these common health mistakes to keep yourself safe and healthy this summer.