May 30, 2024, 11:45 AM IST

7 warning signs of heat strokes

Deepika Shakya

Heat stroke is a serious condition caused by your body overheating.

Your body temperature goes above 103°F (39.4°C).

Your skin feels very hot to touch and may look red or flushed. It might be dry or slightly damp.

Your heart beats very quickly and forcefully.

You experience a strong, throbbing headache.

You feel dizzy, unsteady, or like you might faint.

You feel sick to your stomach or might throw up.

You feel confused, disoriented, or behave unusually.

Recognizing these symptoms quickly can help you seek urgent medical care.