A heat stroke occurs when your body is overheated. It usually results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures or excessive physical exertion. This most serious form of heat injury, heatstroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher. The condition is most common in the summer months and as we know Pakistan has just gone through one of the worst heat waves. Talk to your doctor about a heat stroke or more conveniently book a tele-appointment with doctor in Pakistan and get professional tips on how to beat the heat from home.

What does a heat stroke feel like?

Most common symptoms of a heat stroke are increased body temperature, confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and loss of consciousness. If you have experienced any of these symptoms and would like to know about how to manage it then find best online physician in Lahore or any city in Pakistan by downloading an online doctor app like My live doctors on your smartphone.

How can online doctors help me?

Online doctors/physicians are able to treat basic, non-emergency issues effectively. If however, you’re dealing with an emergency, please dial your local emergency number or proceed to the Emergency department. Look up your doctor at My live doctors and book your tele-appointment with doctor online instantly without waiting days to schedule one.
My live doctors wants people living in rural and remote areas to have easy access to qualified healthcare professionals as they might not have access to a medical facility nearby. Online health services like telemedicine are making that possible. Many tertiary care hospitals in Pakistan have started using telehealth services or online medicine services so that people can find doctors online in Lahore or anywhere in Pakistan, but in villages telemedicine is revamping the basic primary healthcare system.

Can I book a tele-appointment with doctor?

Download My live doctors and register with it for FREE! An app to find a doctor like this one allows you to keep your health problems in check before things get complicated. A heat stroke can be managed with the right guidance, at least until you are able to reach a medical facility. Immerse yourself in cold water, find an air-conditioned space and use ice or cooling blankets to try and bring down the temperature.

In online consultation safe?

All online consultations are confidential, and your online medical records are stored in a safe, online database that can only be accessed by you. All doctor profiles are reviewed and rated by other patients which will make it easier for you to choose the best doctor for your condition. After your first in-clinic visit, you can always book your doctor appointment online for future follow-ups and get a prescription online for your re-fills without going in again. Your condition can be monitored through online appointments via phone calls or video calls.

Untreated or undiagnosed problems are more difficult to manage and may cause complications. For more details on heat stroke go to www.mylivedoctors.com.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Abigail Kane MD is a graduate of George Washington University school of medicine. Dr. Kane trained in the department of cardiology during her residency. During her residency she was able to provide utmost care and consultation which resulted in an overall improvement of the department. Dr. Kane has been practicing as a cardiologist in California since 1997. She currently has 7 publications in the American Journal of Cardiology and has co-authorships involving other publications. Her practice focuses on new research in the field of Cardiology in accordance with published clinical trials. Most of her treatment strategies are evidence based as her are research papers. She has always been a career-driven, ambitious individual with high aspirations. Dr. Kane is listed as a major contributor in the publication that featured the therapeutic effects of a new cardio-protective drug that may be used in preventive cardiology. Currently Dr. Kane hold various certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and she was also recognized with an award for her work in cardiology research.