Arm Pit test to determine heat strokes and dehydration
New Delhi, May 06, 2017: With the temperature rising, cases of heat cramp, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are expected. This trend will continue in coming months with the rise in heat index, though the overall temperature of the environment may be low but the humidity will be high.
It is the heat index, which decides occurrence of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. With high humidity, the heat index may be much higher in the presence of relatively low environmental temperature.
Speaking about the same Padma Shri Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, National President Indian Medical Association (IMA) and President Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) and Dr RN Tandon - Honorary Secretary General IMA said, "One should differentiate between heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat