Heat Stroke

Heat stroke or sun stroke is a sever illness occurs if there is too much exposure to the sun and usually goes up in hot and humid weather. Signs of heat exhaustion are warm flushed skin, dizziness, faintness, headache and lethargy. In order to prevent this one should drink plenty of water and avoid drinking alcohol, coffee or tea, wearing wide brimmed hat and light long sleeved clothes. In case of emergency, the person should be moved and lied down in cool shady place and let them sip water or fruit juice if they are conscious, or one can apply cool water or ice packs to the armpit, ankles, groin or wrists.

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