(HealthDay News) -- Heat exhaustion occurs when the body becomes overheated because of exposure to high temperatures or overexertion during physical activity.
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says to seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else has these symptoms:
- Weakness or dizziness with nausea or headache.
- Cool, clammy skin and/or excessive sweating.
- Ashen color.
- Extreme thirst, loss of appetite and dry mouth.
- Weak or tired muscles that may cause collapse or cramping.
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