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Summer Heat Brings Danger Zone

JACKSON, Miss. – With the start of summer comes those miserably high temperatures and the chance of heat exhaustion/stroke .

Whether you’re out-and-about exercising or just mowing the lawn, It’s smart to know the signs.

According to the Mississippi Department of Health look for things such as:

Heavy sweating

Paleness

Muscle cramps

Tiredness

Weakness

Dizziness

Headache

Nausea or vomiting

Fainting

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you should:

Drink cool water or nonalcoholic beverages, rest, take a cool shower, bath, or sponge bath, get into an air-conditioned room or change into lightweight clothing.

Every year, more than 650 people die from heat stroke across the United States.

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