Many medications can impede the body’s ability to regulate heat. These medications include high blood pressure treatments, some anti-depressants, beta-blockers and common antihistamines for treating allergies.
Click here to learn how heat-related illnesses can sneak up faster on people than they might expect, especially if they take certain kinds of medications.
Source: NPR, US Dept. of Human Services, Office of Inspector General, clevelandclinic.org