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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 […]

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Treating Back Problems

Overview A very common problem that people have are back issues. In most cases, the back issues that people have are not due to any type of serious disease. In fact, most people who have back issues will find that this pain will leave relatively soon. In most cases, using over the counter pain relief […]

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How To Treat A Fever

Overview A fever is when there is a rise in the body temperature that is above the normal body temperature. In most circumstances, a fever is usually the result of an infection. Most individuals have a body temperature of 37’C. However, this can vary by a degree or two depending on the person, and varies […]

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First Aid For Treating Blisters

Overview When a person experiences a blister, it seems as though a bubble has formed on the skin. Though, this “bubble” is occupied with liquid, and can be quite sore. The reasons for these blisters can be caused anything really. For instance, putting on new shoes, not wearing gloves when working with certain things and […]