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Heat stroke occurs when the body's temperature gets abnormally elevated, causing serious symptoms, and is considered a medical emergency. Symptoms of heat stroke include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, headache, dizziness, rapid breathing, disorientation, and more. If someone is experiencing heat stroke, immediately cool that person in any way possible, removing clothing and applying water or ice to the skin. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heat stroke is caused, symptoms, treatments, prevention, and more.

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Exercising in the heat can be risky if you're not prepared. These tips can help you keep your workouts safe.

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Ensure you're exercising hard enough to get a good workout, but not strain your heart.

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Heart Rate Calculator

Ensure you're exercising hard enough to get a good workout, but not strain your heart.

While you are exercising, you should count between...

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Beats
PER
Seconds