Heat Exhaustion- Symptom, Causes, Treatment of Heat Exhaustion
Heat Exhaustion is the collapse of the circulation
fluid loss frum sweating caused by strenuous activity at high temperatures. Heat exhaustion is most
to affect people who do heavy work in a hot environment ( miners, steelworkers). or athletes who emulate at high temperatures to which they are not acclimatised.
Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion
Primitive symptoms include
laligue, weakness, anxiety and drenching sweats.
athletes have been warned of the symptoms and
training or competing at the first
signs of heat exhaustion, but the pressure of competition can
people push themselves beyond safety limits. If activity
proceed, blood pressure cannot be
kept and the
are cold, pale, clammy skin; a weak, slow pulse; loss of muscle coordination; mental disorientation, and potential conapse.
Treament of Heat Exhaustion
If somebody collapses from heat exhaustion,
the patient flat or with head down
clothing and sponge with coo lwater.
amounts of slightly salty fluids (1/2 teaspoon of salt per litre)
few minutes. If the patient has not
in 10 minutes, take him or her to hospital.