Heat Exhaustion

  • Symptoms resemble heat stroke and include headache, nausea, weakness, thirst and giddiness
  • Caused by loss of large amounts of fluids as sweat
  • Skin is clammy and moist
  • Complexion is red with rapid pulse
  • Body temperature is normal or slightly elevated

Heat Exhaustion First Aid

  • Rest in cool place
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Severe cases could take one or two days to recover
  • No known permanent side effects