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Heatstroke: What to do, symptoms, treatment

Try these natural remedies to beat the heatstroke and feel better before you start popping those pills inside.

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: May 28, 2018 14:45 IST ]
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Suffering from heatstroke? 5 remedies from your kitchen for natural healing

This season, Sun is forcing us to stay indoors and avoid direct contact with the deadly rays. It is making us all want to run away to the hills or lay by the poolside and never come back. The heat not only snatches away our glow but also raises the body temperature which eventually leads to dehydration and heatstroke. It is better to understand the early signs of heatstroke or else it can leave a burning patch on your skin. Here are the symptoms that you are suffering from heatstroke-
 
Throbbing headache.

Dizziness and light-headedness.
Lack of sweating despite the heat.
Red, hot, and dry skin.
Muscle weakness or cramps.
Nausea and vomiting.
Rapid heartbeat, which may be either strong or weak.
Rapid, shallow breathing.

Behavioural changes such as confusion, disorientation, or staggering
Seizures
Unconsciousness
 
Heatstroke, also known as sunstroke, results from prolonged exposure to heat in combination with dehydration. So the best thing to do to keep away from a heatstroke is drinking alot of water and keep the body hydrated. If you ever feel that you are suffering from heatstroke or see anyone else who has got a heatstroke, the first thing you should do is take him a cool air-conditioned or a shady place and remove all the excessive clothing. Calling for first aid and medical help would be the next thing to do.
 
Everyone knows how uncomfortable the heatstroke can be when all you feel is dizziness, nausea, and your heart pumping aloud. If the heat has got to you, try these natural remedies to beat the heat and feel better before you start popping those pills inside.
 

1. Onion Juice

Onion should be your go-to thing in summers even if you are not suffering from heatstroke. Applying onion juice behind your ears and on the chest helps cools down your body by bringing the temperature down. Another way it helps is by roasting some raw onions with cumin and honey and have it. 

2. Aam Panna

Apart from tasting delicious, Aam Panna has a lot of benefits that help beat the heat. Enriched with cooling spices like cumin, fennel, pepper and kala namak, Aam Panna is equal to a health drink and should be consumed at least 2-3 times in a day.
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3. Buttermilk and Coconut Water

Both Buttermilk and Coconut water replenishes your body with perfect amount of water that may be lost in excessive sweating. They balance the natural temperature of the body makes you feel cool inside out.

4. Juice of Coriander and Mint Leaves

These herbs are beneficial for the body in every way. In summers, treating yourself with the juice of coriander or mint leaves along with added sugar can keep you away from all the harmful attacks of the sun. 

5. Aloe Vera Juice

Nobody is unknown to the miraculous powers of Aloe Vera. From healing the dead pores of the skin to boosting the body’s natural ability to adapt to the external changes, Aloe Vera is the answer to every question.
 
What is your go-to mantra when it comes to fighting the sun?​

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