Karachi people may face an intense heat stroke as yesterday was the hottest day of 2018. The temperature was 44 Degree Centigrade in the city.
Chances of heat stroke are high as Karachi swelters with temperature in the city taking off to 41 to 42 Degree Centigrade, inhabitants have been encouraged to prevent themselves and others from a heat stroke.
It comes about because of long contact to high temperatures, ordinarily in mix with the deficiency of water, which prompts failure of the control system for the body temperature.
With Karachi anticipated that would stay hot and dry this whole week, there are some signs of a stroke and also the prevention steps.
Symptoms or Signs of a Heat Stroke
Those who became victim may show some symptoms or signs including:
- High temperature yet without sweating
- Throbbing cerebral pain
- Lack of sweating in spite of the heat
- Muscle spasms or weakness
- Red, hot, and dry skin
- Vomiting and Nausea
- Rapid and shallow breathing
- Rapid pulse, which might be either weak or strong
- Behavioral changes
Here are a few measures you can take to protect yourself from a heat stroke:
- Wear lightweight, light-hued, baggy garments
- Avoid strenuous movement
- Use sunscreen
- Wear a wide-overflowed cap or top
- Take showers