Before we discuss some precautionary measures, let’s review the heat-related ailments. Keep in mind that a person won’t necessarily go from a mild to severe condition. It’s possible to quickly go into heat stroke; you don’t have to experience heat exhaustion first.
Heat cramps – Caused by loss of electrolytes because you’ve been sweating so much. Your brain can’t communicate with your muscles, so they start to spasm and cramp up. Heat cramps and a headache are usually the first signs of trouble. Watch for those.