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: 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.
Heat Stroke Treatment
WebMD takes you through first aid steps for treating heat stroke.
7 Tips to Prevent Dehydration in Children
Follow these seven tips to keep young athletes safe from heat illness and dehydration.
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.
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.
Does More Sweat Mean a Better Workout?
Are hot yoga and heated workouts worth it? Explore the pros and cons.
Can I Work Out On an Empty Stomach?
Is it better to exercise with or without food? What does it do to your body?
Summer Safety Tips
Follow these safety and first-aid tips and avoid calling 911 later.