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How To Treat Someone With Shock

Signs and Symptoms of Shock Signs of shock can include: Pulse will be weak, but fast Skin will be damp and cold Person will feel faint or dizzy Nausea will set in. Straightaway after an injury, individuals might show little indication of suffering from shock. Signs and symptoms might slowly advance depending on: [caption id="attachment_735" align="alignright" width="333"] Straightaway after an injury, indiv ...

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Treating A Heat Rash In Humid Conditions

Overview Of A Heat Rash Heat rash is an inflamed or red rash generally located on body parts that are covered by clothing. It can occur when the sweat ducts become obstructed and swell and usually leads to burning and itchiness. Heat rash generally occurs with babies, but it can affect adults in warm, hot climates. Causes Of A Heat Rash [caption id="attachment_1093" align="alignright" width="300"] Heat rash ...

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Kids With Asthma – Effective Treatment

Overview Of Asthma Asthma is fairly common in kids. Though it is a severe medical disorder, asthma can be well managed, permitting your child to live a complete and dynamic life. Asthma Symptoms In Kids Children with asthma generally have the following symptoms: Wheezing (a shrieking sound in the chest when exhaling); Coughing; Trouble breathing; and A feeling of tension in the chest. What Triggers Asthma A ...

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Pinched sciatic nerve

Sciatica is a leg pain that is caused by a pinched nerve found in the lower back but a sudden sharp pain starts in the nerve roots found on either side of the lower spine and spreads to the sciatic nerve that is found in the leg from the buttock down to the foot. Take note that this leg pain is called radiculopathy that can oftentimes cause severe back pain. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUQ ...

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Hamstring cramp

Cramps happen to anyone young or old, active or sedentary people can and can develop by doing just anything. Elderly people, infants, overweight people and athletes are more susceptible to muscle cramps. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGYB109TLQU"] The hamstring muscle is positioned at the rear part of the thigh that is utilized when moving the leg. When there is a hamstring cramp, it will lo ...

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Foot tendonitis

Foot tendonitis is the inflammation and irritation of the foot tendons. A tendon is a band of fibrous tissues that function in connecting muscle to the bone. It causes pain and can become a serious condition if it occurs persistently. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUlqM28hdp4"] Foot tendonitis can be caused by excessive straining of the foot which can be due to different kinds of activities ...

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How to Treat an Infected Wound

An infected wound occurs when an open wound is infected by a microorganism. These microorganisms can range from a bacterium, virus, or parasite. The microorganisms enter the open wound, where it then invades and multiples inside the body. Aside from worsening the wound and inhibiting its healing due to more inflammation, an infection to the wound may spread to the whole body through the blood or lymphatic v ...

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How To Relieve Breast Pain

Overview Of Breast Pain Many women will have breast pain (also referred to as Mastalgia) at some point in their lives. Breast pain can differ from mild to severe pain. Some females experience an ache while others experience a piercing feeling. We regularly think pain is an indication that something is wrong and even severe, although this is hardly the case with breast pain. It is vital to remember that brea ...

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How To Treat Boils

What Are Boils? A boil looks like a giant pimple that branches up through the skin. All the horrid stuff in a boil is detained in by a denser 'wall' of skin, which stops it from spreading initially. Boils are caused by microorganisms that generally live on the skin without causing any complications. Origination Of Boils [caption id="attachment_778" align="alignright" width="343"] A boil looks like a giant p ...

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How To Deal With Earache

Overview Earache is a common grievance, particularly in kids. It is normally caused by an infection in the ear, but can also be caused by: An irritation or allergy; Fluctuations in air pressure; An item lodged in the ear; An injury to the ear; and Deafening noises. If the pain continues or gets worse, or if you feel ill or have a high temperature, see your GP. Treating Earaches [caption id="attachment_767" ...

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