Warning Signs of Overheating

For your outside events and functions, consider a rental air conditioner to prevent your friends and family from becoming too hot. Heat exhaustion and overheating are much more common than most realize. For this upcoming summer, watch out for these warning signs of overheating.

What is Heat Exhaustion or a Heat-Related Illness?


Heat-related illnesses, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke, occur when your body is unable to cool itself and are especially prevalent during the hot months of the year. According to MayoClinic, heat exhaustion is one of three heat-related syndromes — heat cramps are the mildest and heatstroke is the most extreme. Heat exhaustion is a precursor to heatstroke and is brought on by a loss of water and electrolytes. Overheating is risky because it’s a prelude to other sun-induced trouble. Another risk is not knowing the signs of dehydration. An overheated state puts the body’s most vulnerable and delicate tissues at risk: nerve cells in the brain and throughout the body. This can lead to confusion, memory impairment, and even loss of consciousness.

Warning Signs


The way you sweat can say a lot about your health. But you should be aware if you’re starting to notice a change in the amount of sweat you’re dripping. If you have hot and red skin, take a break from the heat as soon as possible. Watch out for signs of nausea and severe headaches, as well as dizziness. Stop all activity if you are feeling continuous muscle cramps or spasms. Lastly, a vital sign is the rate of your pulse. If it is either too slow or too fast, you will want to get cooler immediately.

Preventative Measures


Fortunately, these are preventable illnesses. During the summer heat, stay out of the sun, keep hydrated, watch for too dark urine, avoid dark and constrictive clothing and avoid alcoholic beverages. If attending or hosting events outside, check to see if they provided a rental air conditioner. This can make a significant difference in your well-being.


Heat exhaustion and heat-related illnesses are very serious. A rental air conditioner at your event can help you or your guests stay cool in the heat. For more information on our rental HVAC services, give us a call today!

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