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Heat Stroke

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  • Created on: 17-11-10 10:57

What is Heat Stroke?

Heat stroke is an uncontrolled increase in your body temperature.

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What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia is when your body is exposed to low temperatures for a long period of time. Your body then can't replace heat as fast as it is being lost.

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Causes and symptoms of heat stroke


  • Exercising in very warm conditions
  • very high humidity and dehydration


  • confusion
  • red/dry skin
  • low blood pressure
  • convulsions
  • fainting
  • rapid heartbeat
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causes and symptoms of hypothermia


  • grey skin colour
  • amnesia
  • shivering
  • slurred speech
  • confusion
  • loss of co-ordination
  • cold skin
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