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[mass noun] A condition marked by fever and often by unconsciousness, caused by failure of the body's temperature-regulating mechanism when exposed to excessively high temperatures.
- ‘Prolonged dehydration can lead to heat exhaustion or even heatstroke, as the body can no longer maintain a safe core temperature.’
- ‘Most of the victims were poor - small farmers, elderly people, rickshaw pullers and street vendors - who succumbed to heatstroke and dehydration in temperatures that reached 49 degrees Celsius.’
- ‘According to his mother, Bechler had a history of heat-related illnesses, having suffered heatstroke on two occasions during his high school career.’
- ‘Medications have shown little efficacy in treating heatstroke.’
- ‘Left untreated, these symptoms can develop into heatstroke.’
- ‘This is a comprehensive source of information that helps surfers diagnose ailments, from altitude sickness to heatstroke, advises on first aid and discusses issues such as exercise programmes.’
- ‘Failure to arrest the process during heat exhaustion could lead to the more deadly condition of heatstroke.’
- ‘Having heat exhaustion or heatstroke makes you more vulnerable to hot conditions for about a week afterwards.’
- ‘Heat-related illnesses are preventable, and physicians can help ensure their patients' safety by reviewing the article and patient education handout on heatstroke and heat exhaustion.’
- ‘Preparation for and understanding of heatstroke can help prevent much of its associated morbidity and mortality.’
- ‘Wet clothing is used to reduce the temperature in heatstroke.’
- ‘Shock may result from trauma, heatstroke, allergic reactions, severe infection, poisoning or other causes.’
- ‘Worse, you may risk such dangerous conditions as heatstroke (dangerously high body temperature) and heart failure.’
- ‘It is important to remember that heat exhaustion, if not promptly treated, can lead to heatstroke, and that the two conditions may overlap, making vigilance of the utmost importance.’
- ‘Evidence of central nervous system dysfunction should trigger a diagnosis of heatstroke rather than heat exhaustion.’
- ‘If you have heatstroke, your temperature will be very high.’
- ‘This is why one uncontrollably shivers during very cold temperatures, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke, as the body can no longer maintain a safe core temperature.’
- ‘Feeling thirsty is the initial symptom of heatstroke, which reflects that the body is short of fluids.’
- ‘If not treated promptly, heat exhaustion may evolve into heatstroke, a deadly form of heat illness.’
- ‘The three types of heat-induced illnesses include heat strain, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.’
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