What causes reduced central nervous system (CNS) responses in heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Answer

Reduced central nervous system (CNS) responses may result from the following:

  • Advanced age

  • Young age (toddlers and infants)

  • Alcohol

  • Barbiturates

  • Other sedatives


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