ER Doctors Warn About Preventing Most Deadly Summer Condition

Published 06/11 2013 10:32PM

Updated 06/11 2013 10:45PM

An ER doctor at Hendrick Medical Center tells us one of the most frequent conditions he sees people coming in with are heat related illnesses that can be easily prevented with one thing: water.

With the summer heat reaching the triple digits, doctors warn people of being especially careful while being outside.

The elderly and outdoor workers are the most susceptible. 

If you feel light headed, nauseous or have a rapid heart rate, you could be suffering from heat stroke and you should get to a cooler spot and call 911.

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