Residents in Northwest Florida are familiar with extreme heat, but can sometimes become complacent. When our bodies are not able to maintain proper body temperature, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur quickly. If you suspect any of these heat-related conditions, seek immediate medical attention.
Heat Cramps: Muscular pains and spasms due to heavy exertion. Although heat cramps are the least severe, they are often the first signal that the body is having trouble with the heat.