Summer Danger: What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke?

Have you ever suffered from exertional heat stroke? This condition is caused by intense activity in the heat and is one of the top three killers of athletes and soldiers in training.

Last summer 141 million people in US were under heat advisories. Emergency rooms saw an increased admittance for those suffering from heat exhaustion.

Douglas J. Casa explains heat stroke’s tremendous effects on the human body and details an action plan in case it ever happens to someone you know. Check out these warning signs to watch out for and stay cool this summer.

SEE ALSO: Why dehydration is making you fat and sick

Lesson by Douglas J. Casa, animation by Cinematic.

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