Understanding and Preventing Heat Stroke
posted by The Live Better Team | July 27, 2017
Untreated heat stroke can lead to brain, heart, kidney and muscle damage that worsens the longer treatment is delayed. It can also increase the risk of death or serious complications. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to prevent heat stroke, whether you’re staying local for the summer or going on a vacation.
Heatstroke can be caused by:
Signs and symptoms of heat stroke include:
There are several steps you can take to prevent heat stroke:
“Heatstroke.” The Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-stroke/basics/definition/con-20032814
“Heat Stroke: Symptoms and Treatment.” WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. You should always consult your doctor before making decisions about your health.