HEATSTROKE TREATMENT: Its Symptoms & the Best Initial Remedies to Person Showing Signs

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HEATSTROKE TREATMENT: Lists of the Symptoms and the Remedies

HEATSTROKE TREATMENT – Here are the symptoms of heatstroke and best initial remedies to a person who is showing its signs.

Undeniably, the summer season in the Philippines now is really different from the previous summer seasons in the country. The intensity of the heat of the sun now is really alarming.

The thing about the heat of the sun now is not only because it can cause sunburn or it brings discomfort to the people but the health risks it posts to the people.

One of the health risks that is common during the summer season is heatstroke or also called as sunstroke. It is caused by prolonged exposure under the heat of the sun.

A person who is suffering from a heatstroke is suffering from an overheating of the body. Unfortunately, this condition can and has led to deaths several times already.

One of the important things that we can do is to equipped ourselves with knowledge about the heatstroke treatment including its symptoms and the initial remedies to it.

Heatstroke
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Based on an article on Web MD, here is a guide on heatstroke treatment and as well as the signs and symptoms displayed by a person suffering from it.

Symptoms of Heatstroke:

  • Dizziness
  • Throbbing headache
  • Dry skin
  • Muscle weakness
  • Lack of sweating even if the heat is intense
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Short breathing
  • Nausea

Best Initial Remedies:

  • Call emergency help right away.
  • Move the person away from the heat of the sun.
  • Take a sponge, dip it on water and then apply it on the skin of the person while fanning him or her.
  • Put ice packs on the armpits, back, neck, and groin of the person.
  • Place the patient in a tub of cool water.
  • If the person is conscious, let him or her drink cold water.

Based on the article, with regards to the prevention which is undeniably better from the heatstroke treatment, the public is advised to wear light-colored clothes, use sunscreen protection, and stay hydrated.

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