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What are the causes, symptoms and treatment for hypothermia and heat stroke?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Thermal: Hypothermia caused by more cold than system can handle. Heat stroke is the other end more heat than the system can handle. They both have weakness and confusion as prominent symptoms. For cold gradual rewarding and vice versa. Hydration is important for both.
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Heat Stroke!: Heat Stroke = HYPERthermia. Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1
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