Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke
- Do Outside Work in the mornings or evenings, stay inside or under shade doing very little in the heat of the day if at all possible.
- Stay hydrated when working or playing outside in heat – water is best.
- Avoid excessive amounts of carbohydrates and alcohol.
- Eat hydrating foods like melon, watermelon, cucumber, grapes, oranges/citrus.
Signs of Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke
We never want to have to deal with this situation, but if something seems like it’s wrong, it’s best to err on the side of caution and get checked out. Here’s signs & symptoms to look for.
(image courtesy of the CDC and ABC News)
Your pets can also get Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke.
(image courtesy of the Arizona Humane Society)