Definitions for "HEAT EXHAUSTION"
Caused by dehydration (and sometimes salt loss). Symptoms include a dry mouth. excessive thirst, loss of coordination, dizziness, headache, paleness, shakiness and cool and clammy skin.
A mild form of heat stroke, characterized by faintness, dizziness, and heavy sweating.
Introduced to the body by overexposure to high temperatures, particularly when accompanied by high humidity. The body has difficulty in cooling the body. Signs of heat exhaustion include a general weakness, heavy sweating and clammy skin, dizziness and/or fainting, and muscle cramps.