How to Identify and Treat Heat Stroke | Earth Lab


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Miklathesamurai
Oh no, it's more than 22ºC in the UK , heat strokes all around, be careful everyone! I'm just kidding, I'm from Spain and we've had this kind of information in school since we were kids cause summer here gets up to 45ºC, sometimes higher. Y'all drink a lot of water, cover your head, if it's too hot throw a lot of water on it, then cover it again; and just avoid the sun when it's up as much as possible. Be sure to share all this info, help those less informed or less prepared, share your water and your spot in the shade, wear lighter colours since they reflect the sun beams more than darker ones; look out for older people who aren't being cautious enough, since they are the ones with the higher risk of a heat stroke, and use your head in general.
Blak
I heard "remove clothes". I'm down! xD
William Finnegan
Wear black clothes and preach how to avoid heat stroke.
kyle
I got heat stroke last summer working outside my house on the weekend, I felt like i was going to pass out from the heat so I hurried into a cold shower where I collapsed in the tub. Prob be dead if i didn't get the water turned on.
fidel catsro
how hot can it get in uk? 20degree celsius?
PidLive
Video's a bit late, isn't it? We're all dead now.
mahchymk93
"Exposing as much skin as possible " **giggidy**
Andreas Will
Right now, we got 35 Celcius in Switzerland.
millsie312 Miranda
I can’t even handle 18 degrees without start sweating. And if it’s up to 32 degrees in the summer, I get a heatstroke and can barely walk and I just breathe heavily
Phoenix
We need to have weather warnings made clearly available for heat waves.
Elite
All the non-Brits here not understanding that Brits are not biologically acclimatised to hot weather. Also, it can go up to 36c or more indoors as a lot of buildings are not air conditioned due to the year-round mild temperatures. Extreme weather country is not something to feel national pride about. By the way, this is a BBC channel - this information is directed at Brits.
JessiePVlogs
I live in brisbane Australia where its hot and humid. I feel sick and dizzy when mowing lawns lol
David Jameson
This would've been better to release like, a month ago when summer started.
supercomputer2004
The title makes me think of the are you choking video
Ed E
How is it possible that the reporter has never done exercise and is an expert of this topic LOL
Elan Sun Star Photography
I am a professional photographer in Hawaii my entire life I am quite used to being in sinlight all day morning tonight and loving it but I was shootoing yesterday (aged 69 now) and it hit me.I had to go insde and lay down it was scary.. really scary...could not walk.. Imnd I love sunshine allday.
TheGreatTick
“Please tell me why you’re lying on the ground!”
MrGrombie
I like to wear long sleeves and wet my shirt down, working in construction.
stailleos
This lady looks like a fool to me
radikaali
"remove clothing" oh, suddenly i see multiple ladies out there clearly having signs of heat stroke, better go help them out.
mahchymk93
مين الولية ديه؟
Csaba Turik
i know a better method. you lay down in parallel next to the body and ask: -do you have a heatstroke? -yes guys he's having a heatstroke
Ay Ay
Relevant
Yvngboi ßľəssa
Call 999
Mach D
999 not answering here in Holland, what to do now? It's urgent, someone is having a heat stroke in front of me. *Just joking*
Tyrandus
Lol. All the Brits freaking out over 25c. Meanwhile we're averaging 35c here for the high and it isn't uncommon for the heat index to hit 43c mid day.
mahchymk93
Bunch of nancies
Minhored
First comment
isokessu
1:19 shouldn't the cloth protect from the sun -.- even she has this rag on her head
HeadlessHorsemanMC
Why is Muhammad here