How you can prevent heatstroke by these steps

How you can prevent heatstroke by these steps

Heat stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the body can no longer cool itself. It can be life-threatening, therefore, one needs to be extra cautious. It is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. As the temperature rises, your body’s natural cooling mechanism, sweat evaporates and helps to cool your body. Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body overheating.If you take precautions and know the warning signs, you generally can prevent heat stoke. 

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Heat stroke occurs when your body’s natural processes to regulate your core temperature begin to fail as you become overheated. Signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion may develop suddenly or over time, especially with prolonged periods of exercise.

Heat cramps
Heat cramps are a type of heat disease, muscle spam, which is caused by large amounts of salt and water loss in the body. Heat cramps is associated with cramping in the stomach, arms and calves. This can be due to insufficient consumption of liquids or electrolytes. To avoid this drink as much as water.

Wear loose clothing light in color and fabric, as well as a hat and sunblock, and stay in the shade or indoors if possible. Open windows and use fans, or turn on air conditioning. 

Protect against sunburn
Sunburn affects your body's ability to cool itself, so protect yourself outdoors with a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen.

Provide preventive care
Once you see the signs of heat exhaustion, and after finding a quiet indoor area, you should give yourself enough time to drink enough water, take any extra loose clothes for yourself stay in front of fan, and you need to spray cold water on your skin.

Sanket Ramesh Prasade

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