Heat stroke occurs when the body is unable to regulate its temperature.
Symptoms of Heat Stroke
Warning signs of heat stroke vary but may include the following:
- An extremely high body temperature (above 103°F, orally)
- Red, hot, and dry skin (no sweating)
- Rapid, strong pulse
- Throbbing headache
What to Do
- Call for immediate medical assistance
- While waiting for medical assistance cool the victim rapidly using whatever methods you can.