Although the fever may be one of the most typical symptoms of flu or of cold In the coldest times of the year (autumn and winter, mainly), the truth is that it also affects us in summer .
Not in vain, when it comes to one's own fever in summer , there may be several causes of fever : from insect bites or jellyfish to food infections, including even the summer colds.
But in certain occasions it is possible that we feel that we have fever , when in reality it is not like that. It is what is known as hyperthermia , and may appear above all in summer .
Hyperthermia, what is it?
The hyperthermia It is a disorder more frequent than it could actually be believed, which occurs frequently during the summer months, and which in fact tends to be confused with fever.
Why is it produced?
The hyperthermia It can occur if, for example, you stay for a long time in a very hot environment.
This forces your body to warm up gradually, until it can no longer absorb more heat.
The organism, as a consequence, ends up collapsing and becoming dehydrated, suffering a heat stroke or sunstroke.
Symptoms of hyperthermia
- The skin is very hot.
- It dries easily.
- Loses elasticity
- Very thirsty.
- Dry mouth.
As we see, the symptoms of hyperthermia They are quite simple to identify, especially because they tend to be felt when we are on the beach or in the pool because there is too much heat in the environment. Pay special attention to the symptoms that you may feel to avoid greater evils.