Heat Exhaustion, When You Only Have 15 Minutes To Get Emergency Medical Care

Among all the conditions summer heat can aggravate – we also have Heat Exhaustion

Acupuncture can help

Often signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion come on quickly and without warning. If you try some simple self-treatments, and you cannot get relief in 15 minutes, you may need to get emergency care.

Heat Exhaustion symptoms include:

  • Confusion
  • Dark-colored urine (a sign of dehydration)
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Muscle or abdominal cramps
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Pale skin
  • Profuse sweating
  • Rapid heartbeat

There are some simple things you can do on your own to reduce these symptoms. To get all the details and some of the things you can do if you feel heat exhaustion coming on, visit WebMD.com.

If you are not suffering from severe symptoms that require emergency care, but feel your body is having trouble regulating its temperature, call me to discuss a plan to help you regulate heat (and cold) better.

Call me at 352-464-1645 or contact meonline here