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Does the coldness from ice cold water help decrease heat exhaustion or heat stroke risk?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

The treatment for heat exhaustion or its more serious next stage, heat stroke, is rapid cooling.
Immersion in ice water is an effective treatment.

In brief: Yes

The treatment for heat exhaustion or its more serious next stage, heat stroke, is rapid cooling.
Immersion in ice water is an effective treatment.
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