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What are the causes of heat stroke:

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The causes of heat stroke

  • exercising in very warm conditions
  • very high humidity
  • dehydratin
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what are the symptoms of heat stroke?

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  • confusion
  • red/ dry skin
  • low blood pressure
  • convulsions fainting
  • repid heartbeat
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Can heat stroke be controlled?

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heat stroke is an uncontrolles increase in your body temperature.

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What can lead to dehydration?

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Increased sweating due to hot temperatures can lead to dehydration. Dehydration stops sweating from occuring which leads to the core body temperature increasing even further

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what happens if your body does not cool down?

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