Signs Your Body Is Overheating Due to Hot Weather Lifestyle – 4 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Intense hot weather can increase body temperature. If left unchecked, it can pose serious risks to health such as heat exhaustion and dehydration.

If you live in an urban area, you are very vulnerable to experiencing heat exhaustion, especially if atmospheric conditions are stagnant and air quality is poor. This is because asphalt and concrete store heat during the day and only release heat gradually at night, resulting in higher nighttime temperatures.

Exhaustion due to hot weather can be fatal

Heat exhaustion is fatigue that appears after the body is exposed to high temperatures. There are at least two types of fatigue due to high heat, as reported WebMD:

  • Signs of water loss include excessive thirst, weakness, headaches and loss of consciousness.
  • Signs of salt loss include nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps and dizziness.

Heat exhaustion is not something to be taken lightly. Without proper intervention, heat exhaustion can damage the brain and other vital organs, and even cause death.

Diabetics have a greater risk of developing heat-related illnesses.

Symptom overheating due to hot weather

Signs and symptoms heat exhaustion The effects of heat include:

  • Headache
  • Dark urine (a sign of dehydration)
  • Faint
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or stomach cramps
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Pale skin
  • Sweating a lot
  • Fast heartbeat

How to overcome heat exhaustion

If you experience symptoms of heat exhaustion, do the following:

  • Drink plenty of fluids, especially sports drinks to replace lost salt (avoid caffeine and alcohol).
  • Remove tight clothing
  • Take a cold shower

If these measures do not provide relief within 15 minutes, seek emergency medical help, as untreated heat exhaustion can progress to heat stroke.

After you recover from heat exhaustion Due to hot weather, you may be more sensitive to high temperatures during the following week. So it’s best to avoid hot weather and strenuous exercise for one week.

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Originally posted 2023-10-19 05:20:00.