SARASOTA, Fla. -- The National Institute on Aging is warning senior citizens to stay out of the hot, humid summer temperatures to avoid deadly hyperthermia.
Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body. Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat fatigue are common forms of hyperthermia.
Hyperthermia a dangerous threat on hot days
SARASOTA, Fla. -- When the temperature rises, so does your chance of developing hyperthermia, which may lead to heat stroke. So how you can protect yourself?