Weather of Arabia - In the United States, health complications related to extreme heat kill more than 600 people each year, and this is more than the total number of victims of hurricanes, floods, lightning and other weather disasters.
The good news is that the health risks caused by extreme heat can be avoided, but it's important to identify warning signs and act quickly and appropriately when they arise.
Heat stress: It is a precursor to heat stroke and is a direct result of the high body temperature.
Symptoms of heat stress:
These symptoms may develop over time or appear suddenly, especially during or after periods of prolonged exercise. And when heat stress is not treated, it may lead to heat stroke, which is considered the most dangerous disease associated with hot weather because it can lead to death.
Heatstroke: Heatstroke is avoided when the body temperature rises to 40 degrees Celsius or higher, and at this temperature, it can damage the brain, heart, kidneys and muscles, leading to serious complications or death, so medical attention should be sought immediately when heatstroke occurs .
Heat stroke symptoms:
In general, a person with heat stress sweats a lot, while in the case of heatstroke , the patient stops sweating and is completely dry, and this is a good general rule that helps differentiate them, but it is not always correct.