Health Tip – Jan. 6 – Signs and Symptoms of Hypothermia and Frostbite
Dee Dee – Health Tip
For hypothermia signs and symptoms include uncontrollable shivering, feelings of numbness, drowsiness, exhaustion, confusion, memory lapses, slow or slurred speech, slow breathing and pulse rates, failing eyesight, poor coordination and possible unconsciousness. Signs and symptoms of frostbite include the loss of feeling and color in parts of the body. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you should seek immediate emergency medical assistance.