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Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion happens after prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, which disables the body’s temperature control mechanisms. Low fever, fatigue, nausea, a moist skin, a racing and weak pulse and fast breathing are symptoms of heat exhaustion. If this is not treated immediately, it can lead to a life-threatening heat stroke.

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