Heat / Sun by National Institutes of Health in the wake of the recent high temperature wave in different parts of the country
In the wake of the recent high temperature in different parts of the country, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a guideline advisory on heat / sunstroke. Has been released. According to the advisory, heatstroke is a medical condition which, if not treated properly, can be fatal. Symptoms include hot and dry skin, weakness or lethargy, fever, headache, and rapid heartbeat. Is. If heatstroke is not treated properly in time, it can lead to death or damage to limbs or disability. Infants, people over 65, people with diabetes and high blood pressure Athletes and outdoor workers have a higher risk of heatstroke. The advisory also emphasizes the following precautions.
– Drink more water in hot weather
– Avoid exposure to direct sunlight in hot and humid weather or in places with high temperatures.
– In hot weather, cover your head with a hat and wear light colored loose clothing.
-People working in direct sunlight should consume plenty of water / beverage.
For more information, visit the National Institutes of Health website (www.nih.org.pk).
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