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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 […]

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 […]

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How To Treat Allergies

Overview Allergies are very typical, but in most cases they are harmless to the person who has them. They are the result of the body reacting to an allergen or trigger that is in the environment. Allergies can include fever, eczema, hay fever, asthma, hives or food allergies. Statistically, around one in four people are […]

Helping Someone Who Has Fainted

Overview When there is a brief drop in blood pressure that results in the person losing consciousness, this is known as fainting. Usually, the person is suffering from some sort of drop in blood vessels or in the heartbeat itself. Blood vessels are continuously working, thus their size changes to ensure blood pressure is regulated. Those […]