Working around your home garden during the summer can be exhausting. The hot summers in south Louisiana can quickly lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke even for people who have never had either before. Both younger and older people are more susceptible to heat stroke and heat exhaustion. They, and those caring for them, need to be fully informed on the symptoms and ways to prevent it from occurring.
Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion Prevention
Symptoms of Heat Stroke
These are the symptoms you will notice for the onset of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. The further down the list you get, the more severe the situation. In my experience, red, hot dry skin is one of the first sure signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke that is definitive and would not be confused with symptoms of some other ailment.
Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke Treatment
Call 911 if the person has any of the following symptoms:
Lower Body Temperature
See a doctor
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