Heat Stroke Warning Signs: The risk of heatstroke increases in summer, know how its signs occur!
Heat Stroke Warning Signs: Due to high heat, cases of heatstroke and heat exhaustion also increase. Of these, heatstroke is a serious condition in which the patient needs immediate medical help.
Heat Stroke Warning Signs: At present, mercury is increasing rapidly in many parts of India. In many states, the temperature has crossed 40 degrees. This happened after many years when it was so hot in March and April. In summer, problems like heat exhaustion, heatstroke, crumps, etc. start due to hot winds, heat, humidity, and strong sunlight. It not only harms our health but also makes it difficult to do our daily work.
The risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke is especially increased in the elderly and young children. In such a situation, it becomes important to know about them. It is also important to understand the difference between heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Heat exhaustion causes rapid dehydration of the body, usually excessive sweating, which leads to loss of water and salt and drains the person's energy. Warning Signs of Heat Exhaustion – Fainting, nausea, weakness, tiredness, irritability, headache, and increased body temperature.
If heat exhaustion is left untreated, it can turn into a heatstroke.
Heatstroke is much more serious than heat exhaustion and requires immediate medical attention. Symptoms of heatstroke include confusion, altered mental status, hoarseness of voice, loss of consciousness, hot, dry skin or excessive sweating, seizures, and very high body temperature.
Among the warning signs of heatstroke:
- High body temperature (above 103 F)
-Skin becomes red, hot, and dry (loss of sweat)
- Rapid pulse
- Severe headache
- State of confusion
- To pass away
- A voice not clear
Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.