No matter the age, we are all at risk of suffering from heat exhaustion or heat stroke when temperatures start to rise.
Kaiser Permanente emergency medicine Dr. Nur-ain Nadir joined Pedro to talk about staying healthy and safe in the summer heat.
- Faintness or dizziness
- Excessive sweating
- Cool, pale and clammy skin
- Rapid and weak pulse
- Muscle cramps
If you start experiencing these symptoms, experts say to drink lots of water and find an air-conditioned place to relax.
- Throbbing headache
- No sweating
- Red, hot and dry skin
- Nausea or vomiting
- Rapid and strong pulse
- Possible loss of consciousness
These symptoms mean you should seek medical attention, as heat stroke can be very dangerous.