What Is the Origin of Heat Stroke?

Answer Heat stroke is a medically serious condition marked by extreme increases in body temperature as a result of environmental exposure and physical exertion. The condition is caused by a loss of body f... Read More »

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What should do when treating someone for heat exhaustion or heat stroke?

If the face is red raise the head. I fthe face is pale, raise the tail.

What should you always do when treating a casualty for heat exhaustion of heat stroke?

A person has collapsed because of the heat and you suspect it may be heat stroke what is the first thing you should do?

No. You must be a legal resident of the United States and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent to enlist in the army. Go to for more information on the requirements to join t... Read More »

What is the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Heat ExhaustionHeat exhaustion occurs when the body is not able to maintain normal functions because of the excessive loss of body fluids and salts. In effect, the body is trying to protect itself ... Read More »