8 ways to avoid heat stroke this summer

As scorching weather and heat waves hit, hospitals see a spike in heat-related illnesses. Among those include heat stroke, a very serious medical condition putting you at risk for potentially fatal consequences.

Those most at risk for heat stroke include infants, the elderly, and athletes.

Heat Stroke Symptoms

  • Nausea
  • High body temperature
  • Alteration in sweating
  • Rapid heartbeat and
  • Rapid breathing.

 

Here are the 8 ways to avoid heat stroke this summer:

  1. Drink cool fluids
  2. Avoid heavy exertion midday
  3. Protect against sunburn
  4. Wear loose and light clothing
  5. Never leave anyone in a parked car
  6. Stay in a cool environment
  7. Take precautions with certain drugs
  8. Take a cool shower or bath

 

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