While summer is a time to have fun in the sun, it is important to remember to be careful to avoid getting heat stroke.

Dr. David Torr, Consulting Medical Health Officer for the Heartland Health Region, explains that heat stroke is caused by an increase in temperature and by becoming dehydrated. 

The symptoms of heat stoke include feeling weak and drained.  To avoid heat stroke, Dr. Torr recommends increasing water intake to avoid dehydration.