Laryngitis is the inflammation of the voice box. This is on one of the most commonly reported conditions that occurs in our larynx. The usual causes of laryngitis are infections including viral and bacterial respiratory infections and damages to the larynx. The most observable symptom of laryngitis is hoarseness of the voice. First aid management […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ns1DPvXVO6I Burns comes in different degrees and the extent of damage usually varies. Immediate treatment is usually needed for second and third degree burns while a first degree burn can be managed at home. Your ability to provide the proper first aid treatment at home on burn incidents can help prevent complications like infection and
Gas passage is a normal process of the body to excrete by-products of metabolism. On the average, a human passes gas 10 or more times a day. However, there are situations when the body produces too much gas. This is not a very serious condition, but may still result to abdominal discomfort and even embarrassment.
An appendicitis is a medical condition that can potentially progress as a medical emergency situation the moment the appendix ruptures and causes the spread of infection in the body. The appendix is that thin tube located at the cecum of the large intestine at the right side of the abdomen. When it becomes inflamed, it
A poison is any substance that causes injury to the body due to its chemical action. It can be ingested, inhaled, absorbed, applied to the skin, or produced within the body in small amount. Learning how to respond to poisoning can help save lives as the condition can result in a fatal death under some
Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder that is characterized by extreme sleepiness during the day. Narcoleptics find it difficult to stay awake in long periods of time and would usually sleep for about 15 to 20 minutes anytime during the day. In rare cases, some people who have narcolepsy tend to have hallucinations on falling
Hypoglycemia is the term used to refer to low blood sugar in the circulating blood vessels of a person. This is can be a medical emergency as it can cause significant harm and even death to patients. Glucose is an important factor for the functionality of each and every organ of the body. For example, the
When the skin is exposed to a very cold temperature, frost bit occurs. In freezing temperatures, frost bite occurs within minutes and it may result to tissue damage and may become an emergency situation. The common parts of the body that are susceptible to a frost bite include the hands, cheeks, ears, nose and feet.