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.
Heat Stroke Treatment
WebMD takes you through first aid steps for treating heat stroke.
Heat Stroke: Symptoms and Treatment
Heat stroke is a medical emergency. WebMD tells you what to do if you are suffering from heat stroke or are with someone who may show signs of sickness from the heat.
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.
Heart Failure and Medication: Is There a Link?
Common medications can cause heart failure, a condition where your heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Here’s what you need to know to protect your heart.
Does More Sweat Mean a Better Workout?
Are hot yoga and heated workouts worth it? Explore the pros and cons.
Exercising in the Heat
Exercising in the heat can be risky if you're not prepared. These tips can help you keep your workouts safe.
Can I Work Out On an Empty Stomach?
Is it better to exercise with or without food? What does it do to your body?
Surviving Summer Scorchers
Can't take the heat? Many people can't, and too often they end up in the hospital.