Hypothermia And Sunstroke

  • Hypothermia and sunstroke – two enemies that can really kill you. They pursue the rights to all his way in the wilderness, from the southern hot deserts of the south, to the chilling cold of the steppes north. Hypothermia should be note that the risk of hypothermia is very large in the harsh winter conditions, but there is a certain percentage likelihood that hypothermia can comprehend a man in northern and southern latitudes at dusk. At low temperatures, the body tries to warm up, depositing blood in internal organs. This leads to a cooling in the first limb, there is a risk of multiple frostbite. Supercooling of the organism entails a number of irreversible processes.

    Due to the deposit of blood in the organs, it is not so much in the bloodstream. This phenomenon causes oxygen starvation and, hence, loss of consciousness, a high probability of pathological processes until death. At the first sign of hypothermia – numbness of limbs, trying to move, to kindle a fire, jump into a natural hot springs, wrapped in skin killed earlier animal, drink hot water with fire, in a word do everything to keep warm. The case of sunstroke in warm climates with high temperature, humidity, scorching heat of the sun. During the day most likely to get overheated body. The first signs of sunstroke is a headache, dizziness, weakness. When you see these signs immediately seek shade, cool head tying her white water-soaked (in extreme cases the urine), tissue (piece of T-shirts, shirts, t-shirts). Sunstroke can cause vomiting, which leads to dehydration, and if the traveler is no water reserves, his life is placed under threat.