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Heat Cramps (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

heat cramps, cramping muscles, heat-related illness, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, electrolyte imbalance, heat cramps treatment, heat cramps definition, heat cramps signs and symptoms, heat cramps prevention

Author and Editor

Author: John P. Cunha, DO

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

CDC.gov. Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety.


Last Editorial Review: 5/28/2013

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