Heat Exhaustion Directory
Heat exhaustion occurs due to high temperatures and dehydration. Signs include nausea, dizziness, headaches, cramps, and more. Heat exhaustion can progress to heat stroke if not treated quickly. Anyone experiencing signs of heat exhaustion should drink plenty of fluids, get into cool water (shower, bath, etc), and apply other cool items such as ice or cold compresses. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heat exhaustion is caused, symptoms, treatments, prevention, and more.
Treating Heat-Related Illnesses
How can heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke be treated? Find out from the experts at WebMD.
The Basics of Heat-Related Illness
Learn about heat-related illnesses from the experts at WebMD.
Protecting Your Child from Dehydration and Heat Illness
Children are at greater risk than adults for dehydration and heat illness. WebMD provides tips for keeping your child hydrated for a healthy, active summer.
Heat Exhaustion: Symptoms and Treatment
WebMD explains the symptoms and treatment of heat exhaustion, a heat-related illness that can develop after several days of exposure to high temperatures and inadequate or unbalanced replacement of fluids.
Staying Safe at the Beach
From the days when Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello made waves in movies such as Beach Party and Beach Blanket Bingo, we have all idealized beach fun and games.
Summer Health Risks vs. Realities
The news media are so full of warnings about potential summer health hazards that you may wonder, as the season wears on, how anyone ever comes through unscathed.
Take Cover When Heat Is High
Learn how to not let heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke happen to you.
Summer Safety: Swimming Pool Water Problems
WebMD provides information about common toxins in swimming pools and at the beach and how you can avoid them.