●How to avoid Heatstroke
*Try to take water, sodium, oral rehydration solution, etc., frequently, even when you don't feel thirsty while the activities both inside and outside.
*Take rests frequently.
*Wear caps or hats and avoid direct sunlight as much as possible.
*Wear air permeable, highly hygroscopic, and fast drying clothes.
*Cool your body down frequently with wet and chilled towels.
When You Have Symptoms of Heatstroke
〇Follow the instructions as stated below if you feel symptoms of heatstroke:
*Move to a cooler, air permeable shady place. An air-conditioned room is recommended.
*Help to radiate/reduce body heat by loosening your clothes.
*Cool the body down by putting cold water or chilled towel (if any) behind the neck, armpits, and groin area.
*Visit medical institutions as soon as possible.
*If the patient can drink by himself/herself, let him drink water. If he/she is unconscious and can't drink, do not force them.
*Moving the patient to a medical institution is the top priority when the symptom is serious, such as he/she can't drink water by himself.
〇 What are the Symptoms of Heatstroke?
The main symptoms of heatstroke are as follows:
*Numbness of the hands or feet
*Cramps or muscle ache
*Nausea and vomiting
*Sense of fatigue
*Light-headedness and spasm
*High body temperature
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