Heat stroke (also known as sunstroke) is the most serious form of heat injury and can be deadly. The CDC states that, “On average, 675 people die from complications related to extreme heat each year in the United States – more than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, lightning or any other weather event combined.”
These deaths are all 100% preventable, yet every year we lose hundreds of lives to sunstroke when we didn’t have to lose one.
Why do we lose so many victims? I believe it is from lack of education. We need to know the symptoms of heat stroke, who’s most at risk, prevention and treatment options. [Read more…]Posts may contain affiliate links, which allow me to earn a commission to support the site at no extra cost to you. Thank you!