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How to deal with Altitude sickness

For the adventure lovers who go hiking, trekking and skiing do at times develop a condition known as acute mountain sickness, also known as altitude sickness. This condition is mostly developed at high altitudes of 2,400 meters above sea level. The condition normally displays symptoms in the likes of nausea, dizziness, headaches and shortness of […]


First Aid Management: Hysteria

It is unknown to many that first aid is not just applicable for physical wounds and emergencies, but can also be applied to psychological disorders, such as hysteria. Hysteria is typically described as uncontrollable actions and emotions. It is actually a mental disorder which results to physical manifestations. This is often due to overpowering fear […]

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Managing Altitude sickness

Disclaimer: Please note that the material posted in this article is for information purposes only. To learn about all the major and minor  first aid and CPR emergencies that can happen take St Mark James training programs.  Signs and Symptoms of Altitude Sickness If a person is suffering from altitude or mountain sickness, he may […]