Skip to main content

Health Information

# 48

Health Tips

Make sure you wash your hands with soap or with a good liquid hand-wash before you start handling or cooking food.

Show me another tip
Home >> Health Information >> First Aid >> Heat Exhaustion

Heat Exhaustion

Back to First Aid

Heat ExhaustionHeat exhaustion begins after excessive exercise, heavy perspiration, and inadequate fluid or salt intake. It is a warning that the body is getting hot.


  • Weakness or dizziness
  • Cool, moist/clammy skin
  • Excessive perspiration
  • Dilated pupils
  • Rapid, weak pulse
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal or muscle cramps


  • Move the casualty out of the sun and into a cooler site
  • Make the casualty lie down with feet slightly elevated
  • Loosen clothing
  • Cool the casualty by sponging with cool, wet cloth
  • Fan with electric fan
  • Give a CONSCIOUS casualty sips of a cool drink or water
  • Monitor the condition of the casualty as heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke. If the condition does not improve, get medical help.
Ask a Doctor

Ask A Doctor

Health problems? Medical Queries? Send us your questions.


Make an Appointment
Healthy Recipes
Gift a Health Plan


Re: Syringe
1653 days ago

1740 days ago

Usefull Health Services