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Tip of the week: Know the Symptoms of Hyperthermia.

Exceedingly high temperatures and humidity can lead to a condition called hyperthermia. When
your body temperature rises above its normal 98.6° for more than a few hours, you may be experiencing hyperthermia. The most extreme form of this condition is called heat stroke (body temperature above 105°). Heat exhaustion is a less severe form of hyperthermia. If you or a loved one experiences any of the following symptoms, get to a cooler place as soon as possible.

Symptoms of heat stroke:

  • Fatigue Hyperthermia
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Seizures

Symptoms of heat exhaustion:

  • Muscle cramps
  • Muscle spasms
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Heat rash

Make sure to seek emergency medical attention if symptoms persist.

PBE’s Safe Anywhere service is a quick and easy way to contact emergency services should your loved ones experience signs of hyperthermia. Contact PBE today for more information.