Did you know that the extreme heat can have an impact on your mental health?

In addition to limiting access to some enjoyable summer activities, heat can have an impact on the medications that people take to assist in their mental health and wellness.

1 in 6 Americans takes take psychiatric medications and, with temperatures hitting record highs last week, and likely continuing throughout the summer, it’s important to know that keeping cool is about more than being comfortable.

If you have questions about how the heat may impact you medications, talk to you doctor.

For further information about this, check out this article on NBC News.