Alert Center: Be aware of symptoms of heat stroke

Symptoms of heat stroke include a throbbing heading, nausea and vomiting, and a rapid heartbeat.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2022, 11:49 AM

Updated 693 days ago

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Doctors are urging people to be aware of the possible signs of heat stroke as feels-like temperatures climb to near 100 degrees.
Symptoms of a heat stroke include:
-A throbbing headache
-Nausea and vomiting
-A rapid heart beat -- and you may lose consciousness
Doctors say if you feel any of these things or see someone having a heat stroke call 911.
To avoid heat exhaustion, doctors advise staying in cool air-conditioned places, drinking plenty of water and taking a cool shower or using cold compresses to help cool you down.


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