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Is heat exhaustion when you don't have enough sweat to cool you?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Basically yes.

Heat exhaustion occurs when a person exercises or works in a hot environment and sweating cannot dissipate the heat generated within the body.
Often dehydration occurs because the person hasn't replaced the water lost by sweating.

In brief: Basically yes.

Heat exhaustion occurs when a person exercises or works in a hot environment and sweating cannot dissipate the heat generated within the body.
Often dehydration occurs because the person hasn't replaced the water lost by sweating.
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