Archive | September, 2016

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First Aid To Treat A Stroke

Overview Generally defined, a stroke is a type of brain injury that takes place whenever the blood supply to the brain becomes interrupted. This is something that can happen for a few different reasons. Typically, doctors separate strokes into three different cases depending on what the specific cause is: Hemorrhagic: This is a type of […]

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How To Treat Food Poisoning

Overview Generally defined, food poisoning is a bad reaction to either water or food that has been improperly cooked, stored, or handled, with some of the most common contaminants being E. coli, salmonella, Campylobacter, and more. Those who suffer food poisoning tend to experience issues such as vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Symptoms Some of […]

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First Aid For Treating A Concussion

Overview Generally defined, a concussion is a more short-term disturbance that is created in the brain whenever someone suffers a head injury. Concussions can generally cause the following issues: Headaches, dizziness, and/or confusion Losing consciousness for no more than half an hour or even no loss of consciousness Amnesia, or loss of memory, that lasts […]

Treating A Broken Jaw

Overview A fracture occurs whenever a bone either cracks or breaks. In fact, jaw fractures are considered to be the third most common of all facial fractures alongside cheekbones and noses. There are all sorts of issues that can cause this, including the following: Accidental falls Hitting the dashboard after an auto accident Falling from […]

How To Treat A Black Eye

Overview Sometimes referred to as a “shiner,” a black eye is a bruise that shows up around one of your eyes. Whenever any kind of an object hits your eye, the impact that causes blood vessels in the eyelids and surrounding tissues to break. This causes blood to collect underneath the skin, which results in […]