A wave of high temperatures has been announced to conquer Europe this month. With high temperatures above 40 degrees, people are highly endangered by heat shocks and excessive fatigue, writes Independent.
What is the heat shock?
Hitting or assaulting heat, is a condition in which body temperature increases a lot, and the body does not have the ability to balance it. People who are most at risk of this condition are those who spend a lot of time exposing the sun to high temperatures and dehydrated their bodies, elderly people and children. At this point, the person who is undergoing this condition stops sweating, meaning the body does not have the ability to lower the temperature itself. Expert Sips if a person fails to lower the temperature within 30 minutes, then it may be in serious danger.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of a heat stroke are: headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, rapid heartbeats, and excessive sense of thirst. These symptoms also apply to children. If within 30 minutes this condition does not pass, then the person can pass into dehydration, stops sweating and the body temperature can rise up to 40 degrees.
How can you help someone who is experiencing a heat attack?
The first step you should take if you encounter someone who is going through this condition is to send it to a cool place. You should also give it water, freshen your skin and put it in a comfortable place. If these symptoms do not improve within 30 minutes, then you should contact the ambulance.
How can it be prevented?
There are many ways in which you can prevent a kick from the heat. Some of these ways are: water consumption all the time, avoiding sun exposure, and avoiding alcoholic beverages. According to experts, children and people with chronic illnesses need to be more careful.