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How can you prevent heat stroke?|
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Medical emergency
Heat stroke is a medical emergency that can be prevented by avoiding strenuous activity during the heat of the day, staying well hydrated before experiencing thirst, staying in the shade, and various cooling methods.

In brief: Medical emergency
Heat stroke is a medical emergency that can be prevented by avoiding strenuous activity during the heat of the day, staying well hydrated before experiencing thirst, staying in the shade, and various cooling methods.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Be smart and careful
There are two types of heat stroke: classic (ie episodic with heat waves) and exertional.
They are very different. If you take certain medications(esp cardiac and psychiatric) you are at higher risk. The common pathway is thermoregulatory dysfunction. When that happens your body temp will rise drastically and you fry your liver, brain, etc... Know your limits, be careful on marathon in the heat.

In brief: Be smart and careful
There are two types of heat stroke: classic (ie episodic with heat waves) and exertional.
They are very different. If you take certain medications(esp cardiac and psychiatric) you are at higher risk. The common pathway is thermoregulatory dysfunction. When that happens your body temp will rise drastically and you fry your liver, brain, etc... Know your limits, be careful on marathon in the heat.
Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Answer
Hydrate yourself , dress accordingly to weather change, .

In brief: Answer
Hydrate yourself , dress accordingly to weather change, .
Dr. MARIE RENEE M DOMERCANT
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Heat Stroke!
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

In brief: Heat Stroke!
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
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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