Heat Stroke Directory
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.
Dehydration and Heat Illness in Children
WebMD explains how to spot the early signs of dehydration and heat illness in children and what to do.
Summer Safety for You and Your Kids
Learn more from WebMD about summer safety, including everything from preventing sunburns to treating bee stings to recognizing Lyme disease.
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 Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion
Learn about the symptoms of heat-related illnesses from the experts at WebMD.
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.
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.
Take Cover When Heat Is High
Learn how to not let heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke happen to you.
Summer Safety Tips
Follow these safety and first-aid tips and avoid calling 911 later.