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:
Nausea or vomiting
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.