Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Heat exhaustion is an illness that occurs when someone is too active in hot temperatures. Heat stroke is a more severe illness that occurs under the same circumstances, but can be life-threatening.
Last reviewedSeptember 2013by Marcin Chwistek, MD
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