How Do You Know If You Have Heat Exhaustion?

Heat exhaustion is one of the heat-related syndromes. Symptoms range in severity from mild heat cramps to heat exhaustion to potentially life-threatening heatstroke. Heat exhaustion can begin suddenly, usually after working or playing in the heat, perspiring heavily or being dehydrated.
Heat Exhaustion Signs And Symptoms Include:

  • Faintness or dizziness.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Heavy sweating often accompanied by cold, clammy skin.
  • Weak, rapid pulse.
  • Pale or flushed face.
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Headache.
  • Weakness or fatigue.
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How Long Should It Take To Recover From Heat Exhaustion?

Recovery time for heat stroke is variable; initial recovery may be done with 1-2 days in the hospital; complete recovery may take about 2 months to a year. recognizing the early warning signs of heat cramps and heat exhaustion and responding to those symptoms with treatment (cooling). Read More…

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Heat Exhaustion

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