According to the US National Library of Medicine, women have more sweat glands. Men's sweat glands are more active and make them sweat more. The more you sweat, the easier you can get dehydrated, which can lead to other health problems. Heat stroke is a condition caused by the overheating of the body, usually due to prolonged exposure or exercise at high temperatures. This more serious form of heat injury, heat stroke, can occur when body temperature reaches 40 ° C or higher. The condition is more common in the summer months.
Heat stroke requires emergency treatment. Untreated heat stroke can quickly damage the brain, heart, kidneys, and muscles. The damage worsens with the delay of treatment, which increases the risk of serious complications or death. Symptoms of heatstroke may include
- High body temperature
- Mental changes
It is treated by the self-management techniques which can lower the body temperature immediately. Drinking plenty of water, cool food intake and water baths are recommended