Doctors told how to recognize heat stroke

Медики подсказали, как распознать тепловой удар

Important information for those who go on vacation. In the summer is too hot and therefore easy to overheat. In this regard, it is important to recognize the signs of heat stroke, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to наhealthinfo.ua.

As a rule, the human body regulates its temperature through perspiration. However, in some cases, the regulation system can not cope with the task, and the body temperature can rise too fast.

Overheating can cause the disruption of all organs and systems of the human body, but the greatest damage may be caused to the brain. People for whom the most dangerous overheating, it is infants and children under 4 years of age, persons older than 65 years, with overweight and patients taking certain types of medications, according to health info with reference to apteka.ua.

According to the Center for control and prevention of diseases (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — CDC), USA , the occurrence of heat stroke may indicate the following symptoms:

-body temperature above 39,5 °C;-red hot and dry skin, with small or no traces of sweating; fast, strong pulse;-throbbing headache;-dizziness;-nausea;-mental confusion; loss of consciousness.

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