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The next fews days are supposed to be some of the hottest we've had yet this season. And with these high temps, it's important to remember that being outside for too long can lead to serious health concerns and risks if you’re not careful. Sometimes it’s easy to forget to stay hydrated and seek shade when you’re enjoying outdoor activities. Learn how to beat the summer heat by learning the signs and symptoms of heat stroke.
Rick Gimbel, MD, an emergency medicine physician at NorthShore, shares some of the facts and warning signs for identifying heat stroke:
Have you ever experienced heat cramps, exhaustion or stroke? When do you usually know you’ve had too much sun?