Heat-related Illness

Common Myths of Heat Stroke

reality vs. myth

Heat stroke is referred to as the silent killer because people know very little or are often misinformed about heat-related illnesses. With the warmer weather being more seasonable, here are some common myths and misconceptions that people believe about heat stroke that lead them to make bad decisions in how to handle it.

Myth #1 – Heat Stroke Signs Are Immediately Recognizable