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A Summary Of Heat Stroke Symptoms, Risk Factors And Prevention

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 13, 2013 at 11:37 AM

When your body temperature reaches 104 F or 40 C, you are considered to have heatstroke, and prolonged exposures to high temperatures or working out in hot weather are leading causes.  If you do not cool down, heatstroke can progress with symptoms such as heavy sweating, nausea or feeling faint.  If your body temperature continues to rise emergency treatment is needed.  Untreated heatstroke can cause damage to your heart, kidneys, muscles and brain. 

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