(HealthDay News) — During very hot weather, the body’s ability to cool itself down is compromised, says the U.S. National Weather Service.
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As the body dehydrates, losing important fluids and salts, you or someone you know may develop heat exhaustion.
Signs of heat exhaustion include:
- Heavy sweating and weakness.
- Cool, pale and clammy skin.
- Fast, weak pulse.
- Nausea or vomiting.
- Dizziness and fainting.
If a person shows symptoms of heat exhaustion, get the person to a cool place and seek immediate medical attention.
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