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June 23, 2017

Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat emergency

Extreme heat can be dangerous. Every year, thousands of people suffer symptoms of heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Soaring temperatures are certainly a major culprit, but you also can get into trouble in moderate heat if humidity is high. Dr. Luke Wood, a Mayo Clinic Emergency Department physician, says everyone should know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, because people can be overcome no matter how thoroughly they prepare. Watch: The Mayo…

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