Summer is here and with it is record-breaking heat. Our bodies can overheat and start to break down, just like cars do on hot days. This breakdown is known as heat exhaustion.
"Heat exhaustion is a condition where your body is overheated due to high temperatures outside, dehydration, and overexertion," says Scott McIntosh, MD, an emergency room physician at University of Utah Health.
Learn the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and what to do if you or a loved one is at risk.