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Heat Stroke

Heatstroke is defined as increase in body temperature or hyperthermia that exceeds 41°C (104°F) with lack of sweating associated with an altered sensorium. It’s yet another heat-related condition that is becoming increasingly common in modern times due to adverse changes in climatic conditions around the world.

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Water - Nutrient that Beats the Heat | Summer Nutrient-Water
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Top 10 Reasons to Drink Water
Seventy percent of our body is water. It is a vital need to live healthy. Learn how drinking water regularly keeps the body in proper function... Read More
Top Tips to Beat the Summer Heat | Summer Tips to Beat the Heat
Is the summer heat making you feel tired and dizzy? Check out these simple tips to help you beat the summer heat and stay cool... Read More
Top 15 Tips To Avoid Common Summer Diseases
Summer is a time for fun but the hot weather brings with it a host of diseases. With some health tips you can avoid them and make most of the summer vacation... Read More
Polydipsia (Excessive Thirst) - Symptom Evaluation
Polydipsia or excessive thirst is a symptom commonly associated with conditions like diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus or dryness of mouth... Read More
Muscle Cramps - Symptom Evaluation
Muscle cramps occur commonly and result in temporary pain in the muscles. They are often due to overuse of muscles or dehydration... Read More
Intravenous Fluid Replacement Therapy - Types, Administration, Complications
Find the facts of intravenous fluid replacement therapy including uses in dehydration and other conditions, complications and other information... Read More
Drugs Causing Low Blood Sodium Levels / Hyponatremia
Many drugs can lower your blood sodium levels or hyponatremia. Low blood sodium symptoms are associated with salt level in blood and causes of hyponatremia are decrease in sodium and water content... Read More
Heat Stroke - Causes - Symptoms - Treatment - FAQs
Heat stroke is caused when body temperature or hyperthermia exceeds 40.6°C or 105.1°F. Heat stroke can be triggered due to overwork during summer months and lack of perspiration... Read More
Heat Exhaustion - Causes - Symptom - Treatment - FAQs
Heat exhaustion is a heat-related illness and occurs when the body gets too hot. Heat exhaustion occurs due to dehydration and loss of electrolytes through the skin... Read More

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