Translation of heatstroke in Spanish:

heatstroke

insolación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhiːtstrəʊk//ˈhitˌstroʊk/

noun

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    insolación feminine
    • If not treated promptly, heat exhaustion may evolve into heatstroke, a deadly form of heat illness.
    • Medications have shown little efficacy in treating heatstroke.
    • Wet clothing is used to reduce the temperature in heatstroke.
    • Worse, you may risk such dangerous conditions as heatstroke (dangerously high body temperature) and heart failure.
    • If you have heatstroke, your temperature will be very high.
    • The three types of heat-induced illnesses include heat strain, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.
    • Failure to arrest the process during heat exhaustion could lead to the more deadly condition of heatstroke.
    • Prolonged dehydration can lead to heat exhaustion or even heatstroke, as the body can no longer maintain a safe core temperature.
    • This is why one uncontrollably shivers during very cold temperatures, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke, as the body can no longer maintain a safe core temperature.
    • Shock may result from trauma, heatstroke, allergic reactions, severe infection, poisoning or other causes.
    • Evidence of central nervous system dysfunction should trigger a diagnosis of heatstroke rather than heat exhaustion.
    • According to his mother, Bechler had a history of heat-related illnesses, having suffered heatstroke on two occasions during his high school career.
    • Preparation for and understanding of heatstroke can help prevent much of its associated morbidity and mortality.
    • This is a comprehensive source of information that helps surfers diagnose ailments, from altitude sickness to heatstroke, advises on first aid and discusses issues such as exercise programmes.
    • Having heat exhaustion or heatstroke makes you more vulnerable to hot conditions for about a week afterwards.
    • Heat-related illnesses are preventable, and physicians can help ensure their patients' safety by reviewing the article and patient education handout on heatstroke and heat exhaustion.
    • Feeling thirsty is the initial symptom of heatstroke, which reflects that the body is short of fluids.
    • Left untreated, these symptoms can develop into heatstroke.
    • Most of the victims were poor - small farmers, elderly people, rickshaw pullers and street vendors - who succumbed to heatstroke and dehydration in temperatures that reached 49 degrees Celsius.
    • It is important to remember that heat exhaustion, if not promptly treated, can lead to heatstroke, and that the two conditions may overlap, making vigilance of the utmost importance.