14 Weird Ways Your Body Reacts to Summer

The season affects you more than you think
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When the season changes to summer, lots of other things change, too. The days get longer. Your weekends get busier, filled with picnics or barbecues or concerts outdoors. Your house starts to smell like sunscreen from all the times you have to apply it each day.

It might surprise you, but your body actually changes in the summer, too. Not in the way that it looks — though that might change, too. But your body actually goes through a bunch of adaptations and reactions to the seasonal weather changes that you might not know about.

To make sure you feel your best this summer through all the changes, take a few basic precautions.

First, you’re going to want to make sure to stay hydrated. You can accomplish this by making sure to drink enough water — here’s how much nutritionists say you really need. You can also try drinking electrolyte-rich, healthy beverages.

In addition to staying hydrated, it’s also crucial to protect your skin. Always wear sunscreen, and if you do get a sunburn, avoid making these mistakes that could make it worse.

But no matter what you do, you’ll feel differently this season.

Here are all the ways your body reacts to the summertime

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