Depending on the severity of a sunstroke, there can be different effects on the body. A very common effect is headaches. Headaches can even occur with a very mild sunstroke. More severe sunstrokes tend to have more symptoms such as very hot and dry skin, general increase in body temperature cramps,, nausea, confusion and dizziness. Should you experience any of the mentioned effects during sun exposure you should be very careful. Sunstroke can be vital if not treated. First thing to do is leave the dangerous hot environment as soon as possible. For more information about treatment read the article: sunstroke treatment.
To eradicate the effects sunstroke can have on your body, there are different measures you can take. Firstly and most important is to drink enough water. This is very important and will be a key factor when you are out long in the sun as you loose very much of it through sweating. Also always consider to wear sunblock. Not only will it protect your skin from burning, but it will also help preventing the effects of sunstroke.
Don’t be as foolish to think only older people can get sunstroke. It can hit anyone even if older people and children are more at risk. Sunstroke can be a very serious condition and if you spot any of the effects you should act as soon as possible to prevent further damage. And don’t forget to always consult a doctor for any medical advice. He is the only one in a position to give you advice.