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It's Summer in Ohio & that means HEAT

With the summer temps rising, it's important to remember the risks and possibility of heatstroke! Heatstroke can come on fast and without much warning. Be sure you're drinking lots of water and finding shade intermittently if you are going to be outside for multiple hours.

According to the Mayo Clinic, Heatstroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heatstroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F or higher.

Heatstroke requires emergency treatment. Untreated heatstroke can quickly damage your brain, heart, kidneys and muscles. The damage worsens the longer treatment is delayed, increasing your risk of serious complications or death.

Watch Closely for signs of heatstroke so you can get help as soon as possible.

8 Heatstroke signs & symptoms, High body temperature, altered mental state or behavior, alteration in sweating, nausea and vomiting, flushed skin, racing heart rate and headaches.


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