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Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke – Causes, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Being outdoors in the heat brings with it the risk of two different hyperthermia-related injuries, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Heat exhaustion is the lesser of the two injuries with heatstroke being a life-threatening event that needs immediate medical attention. Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion is a condition that involves heavy sweating with a rapid pulse. High temperatures …

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