heat exhaustion

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Related to heat exhaustion: salt depletion, dehydration, heat cramps
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Synonyms for heat exhaustion

a condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes

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Well-placed sources told the GDN that the spate of cases was registered on Monday and Tuesday at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), in which labourers working at outdoor worksites during the hottest hours of the day suffered fatigue and heat exhaustion.
Past this point, heat exhaustion can turn into heat stroke.
Al Ansari explained that the signs of heat exhaustion to watch for include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, muscles cramps, difficulty breathing and a racing heart rate.
Dr Fiona Rennie, consultant, Family Medicine at Valiant Clinic, explained that in extreme heat, the body starts to struggle to cool itself down, which can then lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke.
Heat exhaustion is a slightly milder version of heat stroke.
In intense summer, heat can cause cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
In addition to common mortalities due to heat exhaustion, fatigue and other natural causes during the pilgrimage, fatal crowd stampedes are also regular occurrences due to the volume of pilgrims along the pilgrimage route.
Heat exhaustion is where you become very hot and start to lose water or salt from your body.
Dubai: With temperatures and humidity hitting new highs this week, doctors have warned the public against falling prey to a spate of diseases ranging from dry eyes and dehydration to heat exhaustion and heat strokes.
Summary: Heat exhaustion is defined by symptoms like thirst, fatigue, headache and twitching and if worsens, it can lead to heat strokes
People suffer heat-related illnesses, such as heat strokes and heat exhaustion when the body's temperature-control system is overloaded," Dr Jawid Ali Abdul Hameed, specialist, Internal Medicine at the Badr Al Sama Hospital, said.
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEATSTROKE ARE EXACTLY THE SAME You might suffer heat exhaustion if you're in a hot environment and you don't drink enough water.
to 10 labourers collapse from heat exhaustion every day in the summer, senior paramedics told 7DAYS newspaper .
Al Baloushi said: "The idea for this project came after we visited a construction company last summer and we realised that labourers are not aware of the dangers nor ways of avoiding heat exhaustion.