Moving to San Antonio? Here's How to Adjust to the Hot Climate

summer funBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Climate jealousy is something. Minnesotans envy Floridians whenever there are a couple of feet of snow on the ground, but Floridians spin their focus north throughout those incredibly scorching summer months.

For those who just transferred to San Antonio, the humidity and heat may hit you like a wall, especially within the summer months. Any envy you may be feeling leaves as the moving company unloads the final boxes from the moving van in San Antonio. Thankfully, you'll be able to adjust to a warmer local climate. Alas, it usually takes a little extra time, so you might need to hang in there and deal with it a bit.

Here are some actions you can take to acclimatize to the heat and humidity after moving to San Antonio:

1. Adjust your regimen. Stay away from going out in the full heat through the day and try to schedule tasks for the morning hours or perhaps evening. In the event you normally jog in the afternoon, alter it to early morning hours. Eating a little bit later will help you deal with the consequences of the humidity on your desire for food. In case your agenda will allow, there is a reason why people in take siestas.

2. Resist the temptation to turn the A/C totally up to freezing degrees. It will only decrease your adaptation, as well as turning up your power bills. It's also possible to end up feeling too cold after you have been outside the house. Generally, you should set the A/C to about ten degrees lower than the outside temp, no more. Also, do not operate the A/C with the windows open, you'll just squander energy.

3. In the event that you have usage of a pool or the ocean, utilize it. Swimming will probably cool you off, when you stay in for a minimum of 15 minutes. Do not wreck it by laying in the sun, however. Also, simply wading in the ocean might cool you down.

4. Indeed, you'll want to drink a lot more, particularly if you are older. Likewise, make sure you consume ample salt (unless you're explicitly on a lower sodium diet). Perspiration forces you to shed salt, which can make you unwell. High levels of humidity can cause you to feel less thirsty, at the same time making sweating unproductive. You also might want to decrease your consumption of alcohol until you are adapted, and in case you do consume, choose a beer or a tropical light drink above shots.

5. Wear a hat. Obtain a good, wide-brimmed sun hat (or maybe more than only one) and utilize them. Keeping the direct sunlight off your face can make you feel significantly cooler. Also, counterintuitively, thin long-sleeved clothes will frequently help you stay cooler over a t-shirt and shorts. Make sure whatever you put on is loose fitting and light colored. Stay away from exercising in taut spandex.

6. Make sure to keep eating on a regular basis, even though you are not ravenous. High heat along with humidity can result in loss of appetite, and not eating enough will add to any lethargy you already feel.

7. Modify how you prepare food. Save the lengthy cooking stews and also roasts for winter months and prepare dishes which bake for a short time and employ the stove as little as possible. Take in more salads in addition to fruits and veggies. Keep ice cream or, in the event that calories are a worry, popsicles in the freezer. You may also freeze blueberries and other berries or cherries and then suck on them. If you're feeling committed, purchase an ice cream maker and try out different flavors.

8. Do not feel bad about being lazy on those prolonged summer time days. Sometimes it really is just too warm to move much.

Understand that it can require several weeks to adapt. The first summer could be unpleasant, however you can make use of the same cognitive tactics that got you through prolonged winter months up north. When the summer months arrives once more you can find you deal with it much better and you may well begin to enjoy it.

If you are looking for a professional mover in San Antonio to help with your move, give A-1 Freeman a call today!

Sources:

https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/27/do-we-crank-up-the-a-c-too-high/

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/slideshows/16-ways-your-body-adjusts-to-a-new-climate?slide=8

https://leavingholland.com/10-tips-to-survive-in-a-warm-humid-climate/

https://wanderwisdom.com/misc/How-to-Survive-in-a-Humid-Climate

 

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