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Serious heat related illness in wilderness medicine is broken up into two categories, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. This blog post from NOLS has a pretty good overview of the two (including signs & symptoms [S/Sx], and treatment). The information is similar to what would be covered in a WFA/WFR course regarding heat illness. That being said, I would ...


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Speaking from a few occasions, I can describe this list: (Anectodal being what it is, YMMV). Generally, I was aware of feeling hot and discomforted by heat A very alarming generalsense of unease. Something is not as it should be. Light-headedness; like when you stand up quickly sometimes, but persistent Slight nausea, though likely connected to the first ...


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I wanted to add some details that might compliment the other answers here by looking at specific signs and symptoms that help evaluate dehydration. My experience as an EMT weighs in here, and links are below for learning more details. However, dehydration does not affect everyone in the same way. Each person will have a different tolerance level to ...


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