First Aid

Heat exhaustion

Heat exhaustion:

It occurs when the body temperature increases greatly due to hot weather, where the person feels tired and weak, dizzy, headache or an increase and speed in the heartbeat, and he may experience dehydration and a decrease in the amount of urine after exposure to high temperature.

    • Heavy sweating.
    • Coolness and paleness of the skin.
    • Nausea or vomiting.
    • Muscle spasm.
    • Feeling tired or weak.
    • Dizziness or fainting.
    • Headache.
    • Weak pulse.
First aid for heat exhaustion:
  • Move the affected person to a cool place.
  • Loosen the clothes on his body
  • Apply cold compresses to the neck or armpits
  • Spray the body with water
  • Encourage him/her to drink cold water.
Medical intervention is required in the event of:
  • Vomit.
  • Bad symptoms.
  • Symptoms persist for more than an hour.

Last Update : 15 May 2023 02:16 AM
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