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Synonyms for hyperthermia

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WHEN you have got that cold, or troubled tummy, or sun stroke, eating well might hardly be on your agenda.
Sure, retailers don't help, setting up their Santa's grottos while we're still getting sun stroke in Lanzarote, but they can and should be ignored.
The pensioner spent two days in hospital last week suffering from exhaustion and sun stroke.
The official spokesman also stated that 2916 of the total patients' injuries ranged between shotgun and cartridges, while 656 injuries ranged between syncope, sun stroke, wounds, bruises and fractures, referring to the discharge of 466 of the wounded from hospitals after being treated, as well as their conditions improved, while 3106 remained under treatment.
He added that the break during the hottest hours of the day was introduced to ensure health and professional safety of labourers working under direct sun and prevent dehydration and other health risks, including sun stroke and heat exhaustion from working in the summer sun.
Only three cases were treated in May, but four people have already been treated for sun stroke so far this month and the hospital is bracing itself for a rush of cases.
Mark, a 34-year-old council worker from Coulby Newham, said: "There were a few lost toenails on my part and Julie suffered from sun stroke on one day and needed medical intervention, as did other group members, but we did it
I bumped into a nurse while I was out there and she asked if I was ok and started to speak to me about the symptoms of sun stroke.
Between 20 and 30 of them were then transferred to Mater Dei state hospital suffering from sun stroke, severe dehydration and malnutrition, he said.
Only hours into the race Henry, originally of Rhydlanfair near Betws y Coed, was felled by exhaustion and sun stroke, saying: "It made me think what it must be like having chemotherapy and the nausea that is part and parcel of the treatment.
The public is warned against exposure to direct sunlight especially during peak hours from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, so as to avoid sun stroke.
SUN STROKE Phil Mustard hits out on a disappointing night for Durham.
SUN STROKE The frustration shows for City boss Roberto Mancini at Sunderland DELIGHT Bruce led his team to victory over City
The CDD said in a statement that sun stroke (hyperthermia) could be life-threatening as it causes nausea, vomiting, falling, unconsciousness, and heart and respiration rates increases (tachycardia and tachypnea) and fluctuated arterial pressure.