No matter how much you prepare for the heat, there is always the possibility that your aging loved one could be negatively affected by the summer sun.

That’s why it is so important to know the signs and symptoms of heat stroke to be prepared for immediate care. Remember that the sooner you recognize, the sooner you will be able to get the help.

Signs and Symptoms

The main symptom of heat stroke is a core body temperature of 105 degrees.

Other Symptoms can include:

  • Throbbing headache
  • Dizziness and light-headedness
  • Lack of sweating
  • Red, hot, and dry skin
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Behavioral changes such as confusion, disorientation or staggering

Keep a close watch on your aging loved one for any of these signs. If you or your aging loved ones are experiencing any of the above symptoms it is vital to seek medical attention immediately!

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