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Taking Care Of Your Flu

Overview Nobody enjoys the flu. The flu’s general symptoms of body aches, fever, and exhaustion can leave many restricted to bed rest till the symptoms fade away. Flu symptoms will emerge between one to four days after attracting the infection. They often appear unexpectedly and can be quite serious. Fortunately, symptoms usually settle within one […]

Treatment For Eating Disorders

Overview Of Eating Disorders If your child has an eating disorder, you might feel uncertain how to assist and how to act around them. Understanding Your Function As A Parent Your daughter or son’s actions might unexpectedly become very different from what you’re used to: reserved, sensitive and even ill-mannered. This can make it very […]

First Aid For Severe Bleeding

Overview Of Bleeding Injuries and some medical disorders can cause bleeding. This can activate anxiety and panic, but bleeding has a healing function. Still, you have to know how to treat various bleeding incidences’, like cuts and bleeding noses, as well as when to get medical assistance. Cuts And Wounds When your skin is severed or […]

How To Treat A Broken Ankle

Overview Of A Broken Ankle A broken ankle is a fairly common occurrence among people, often resulting when the angle is twisted or from a sports-related injury. It can be treated using a plaster cast or surgical procedure and complete recovery generally can take up to 12 weeks. If you think it is a broken ankle, go […]

Helping A Casualty With Hypothermia

Overview Of Hypothermia Hypothermia ranges from mild chills and trembling to unconsciousness and even death. Hypothermia is defined as a body temperature of below 95 degrees. Symptoms Quivering. Fatigue. Confusion. Inaudible speech. Memory loss. Exhaustion. Loss of control of bodily functions. Seizures. Some exposures to the cold are worse than others. Cold casualty’s misplace body heat much faster […]

Treating Hypovolemic Shock

Overview Of Shock Shock takes place when the circulatory system doesn’t carry blood to the brain and other main areas of the body. Also referred to as hypovolemic shock, which occurs when there isn’t sufficient blood to meet the demands of the body. This occurs when an injury causes a huge amount of blood loss, either […]

Steps To Remove Splinters

Overview Removing a splinter can be sore, particularly if it is wedged under the first layer of skin. What Will You Need… You will require the following items: Big basin; Antiseptic soap; Alcohol; Tweezers; Warm water; Baking soda; Antibiotic ointment; Soft towel; and Dressing or bandage. Organize The Work Area Organize your work area by […]

Managing Your Flatulence

Overview Flatulence is when gas is passed from the digestive system through the anal passage. It is more generally referred to as “farting” or “passing wind”. Farting is regularly something that is laughed about, but too much flatulence can be uncomfortable and make you feel awkward around other people. Though, it can generally be managed […]

First Aid For Nausea And Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting are regular problems experienced by men, women and kids of every age group at some point or another. Vomiting is the powerful discharge of tummy contents through the mouth, whereas nausea is the horrible feeling that precedes vomiting. Vomiting usually takes place when a person experiences food poisoning. Though, other conditions can also […]

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 […]