Preventing heat stroke on these hot summer days

7:27 AM, Aug 6, 2013   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida - Summer is in full swing! It seems like we're feeling the heat earlier and earlier every day, which means extra water, extra sunscreen and extra shade when we spend time outside.

But your skin and your thirst aren't the only things you need to pay attention to when the heat is on. Our hearts also go through a lot in the summer, especially if you have other cardiovascular problems.

Tuesday on The Morning Show, Dr. Gabe Delgado from the Bradenton Cardiology Center joined us to talk about heat stroke, how to prevent it and who is at the greatest risk.

Here are the signs and symptoms of heat stroke: Headaches, heavy sweating, cold or moist skin, chills, dizziness, a weak or rapid pulse, muscle cramps, nausea and vomiting.

To learn more, check out the video.

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