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What is Sunstroke?
Sunstroke is also known as Heatstroke that occurs after excessive exposure to heat. When we are dehydrated it causes reduced the blood’s volume which affects the cooling process of the body.
Is it a life-threatening?
Heat stroke can become a life-threatening condition as it causes excessive loss of body water and can cause an organ dysfunction and death.
Who is prone to it?
Young children and elderly people are at a greater risk of sunstroke.
What are the causes of Sunstroke?
Prolong and excessive exposure of the sun.
Dehydration causes low body water supply, that causes cells to pull water from the bloodstream, forcing organs to work harder.
How to diagnose Sunstroke?
It can be diagnosed by assessing the following symptoms and signs:
• Increased body temperature
• Head pain
• pupils dilated
• Loss of consciousness
How to manage Sunstroke?
• Stay in a shed
• Remove extra clothing
• Drinking many fluids
• cold bath
• Avoid alcohol
• Avoid caffeine
• Maintenance of body temperature
• Natrum carbonicum
• Natrum muriaticum
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