By |2018-04-03T19:32:18+00:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


A sudden and significant increase in body temperature, as measured by touch or with a thermometer. Fever is often accompanied by other symptoms, including pale, dry skin, sweating, cold chills, weakness, malaise, headache, and changes in breathing. There can be alternating conditions of dry, cold shivering and feelings of heat and sweating or combinations of both, […]

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Heat Stroke

By |2018-04-03T19:33:14+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Loss of consciousness or fainting due to overexposure to high temperatures. If left untreated, the victim could die. The condition is often preceded by heat exhaustion, fatigue, weakness, faintness, and profuse sweating. However, once heat stroke has occurred, sweating diminishes and often stops completely.  The skin becomes flushed, hot, and dry; the breathing is shallow; and […]

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