Long Term Effects Of Heat Stroke
What Are The Long Term Effects Of Heat Stroke?
Heat stroke happens when the human body temperature is elevated from overexposure to sun or other means of high temperatures.
Heat stroke has the potential to make a person suffer both physical and neurological issues, unlike heat exhaustion which is a less severe ailment.
Heat stroke can lead to long-term effects which can be devastating. Severe dehydration and in worse cases, lead to a person’s death.
- Kidney problems
- Brain damage
- Blood disorders
Heat stroke can also lead to…
- Permanent organ damage
- Coma or a comatose position
- Neurological side effects
- Personality & behavioral abnormalities
- Heart & breathing irregularities
The after-effects can be joined with..
- Chronic Headache
- Muscle Cramps
As it causes the body to start shutting down, affected people can appear oddly confused and may also lose consciousness. It can cause the body to completely shut down, and lead to death.
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