KSLA 12 - Filling up on fluids and constant hydration are good ways to prevent heat exhaustion, especially as outdoor sports like football are gearing up for the fall with summer practices, says Dr. Charles Webb, LSUHS Director of Sports Medicine Division.
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KTBS 3 - Dr. Peter Seidenberg, professor of family medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, said it is important for those who will be in the heat for an extended time to stay hydrated. “With how much people use energy drinks nowadays, that increases the risk for heat stroke, as well. Any stimulant type medication, including ADD medicines, will also increase your risk. And also certain blood pressure medications increase your risk for heatstroke.”
KTBS News - Dr. Peter Seidenberg, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, explains: “The difference between heat exhaustion and heatstroke is actually your body starts to shut down. When you start adding altered mental status to that, that's when it becomes heatstroke. And it's extremely dangerous.”
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