Heat stress (as defined by CCOHS &Environmental Health Dept.-IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY) is the overall heat load a person is exposed to. This includes a series of conditions where the body is under stress from overheating.
When the air temperature or humidity rises above the range for comfort, problems can arise
As the temperature or heat burden increases, people may feel:
Exposure to more heat may affect performance and can cause health problems such as:
One major way of curing these side effects is through cooling of the environment either by fans,air conditioners e.t.c .
Taking in cold fluid from time to time also helps.
Sleeping in cool well-ventilated environments too will go a long way
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