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Glossary for Heat illness

Medical terms related to Heat illness or mentioned in this section include:

  • Amphetamines -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Amphetamines during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Autonomic neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the autonomic nervous system
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cardiac arrhythmia: The occurrence of an abnormal cardiac rhythm
  • Cocaine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cocaine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Dehydration: Loss and reduction in body water levels
  • Delirium tremens: A condition which occurs due to the withdrawal of a substance particularly alcohol and results in tremors of the hands and arms
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled
  • Dystonia: Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary contractions of muscles in a repetitive, twisting manner.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Ethanol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethanol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Heart disease: Any disease that affects that heart but particularly relating to its own blood supply
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Heat exhaustion: major cause of preventable morbidity worldwide
  • Heat stroke: it is a life threatening condition. It is hyperthermia in an advanced state
  • Heat syndrome: A condition which is characterized by an elevated body temperature
  • Hyperthermia: Hyperthermia is an increase in body temperature in the context of an unchanged thermoregulatory point in the brain.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Lithium -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lithium during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Malaria: A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurolept malignant syndrome:
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Pheochromocytoma: pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually starts in the cells of the adrenal glands
  • Scleroderma: A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs).
  • Sensation of intense heat: major cause of preventable morbidity worldwide
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Septic shock: serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site
  • Sick: Feeling ill or off color
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Status epilepticus: A condition which is characterized by a continuous series of generalized tonic clonic seizures
  • Sunstroke: body's heat regulation system fails due to exposure to higher temperatures
  • Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.
  • Typhoid fever: Fever from bacterial food poisoning.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heat illness:

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