Do You Know Aspirin Intake Can Kill You?

What is Aspirin? Aspirin is a common pain reliever/pain killer (analgesic) can be used for a headache, common cold, to reduce fever, & toothache. It reduces the substances that cause pain & inflammation in the body. Other than using it as a pain reliever, sometimes it is used to prevent heart attacks, stroke & other cardiovascular conditions, only under the supervision of the medical practitioner.… Read More

What you should know about Anaphylaxis Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Management

Anaphylaxis   What is Anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is a severe life-threatening allergic reaction which affects more than one body part at the same time. The most common causes of anaphylactic reactions include foods, insect stings, latex & some medications. When you are allergic to some substance, the immune system overreacts with allergens & releases chemicals.… Read More

How to perform first aid on choking victims?

First-Aid-for-Choking What is choking? Choking is a blockage of the airway/windpipe in the throat when a foreign object becomes lodged in the throat results in the shortage of breath. Often the reason maybe a piece of food. First Aid for Choking 1. If its mild choking encourage the person to keep coughing & clear the blockage.… Read More

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Treatment And First Aid For Meningitis?

First Aid For Meningitis Meningitis Meningitis is an infection/inflammation of the membranes that covers the brain and the spinal cord. Meningitis can be either bacterial, viral or rarely fungal infection. Anyone can get meningitis, but babies and kids are most at risk. Meningitis may become very serious. So, if you suspect someone suffering from meningitis you must call emergency medical help immediately.… Read More

First Aid For Burns

First Aid For Burn First Aid for burns is decided based on the degree of Burns. 1. Cool, the burn under running water for at least 10 minutes, until the pain eases. 2. Remove any clothes or metal or tight items from the burnt area except the one stuck to the burnt skin & protect the burn from further harm.… Read More

First-Aid-for-Stroke

First Aid For Stroke First Aid for Stroke Check the patient’s consciousness: If the patient is unconscious and breathing normally, or not fully alert, place the patient in a supported position. If the patient is conscious, check          Face: whether the patient’s face droop on one side.          Arms: Check whether one Arm is hanging down than the other.          … Read More

7 Frequently Asked Questions About First Aid for Nose Bleed With Image

First Aid for Nose Bleed Nose Bleeding A nosebleed occurs when blood flows from one or both nostrils. It’s normally caused by the tiny blood vessels of the nostrils that are being ruptured. Common causes of nosebleeds include a blow to the nose, Sinusitis, sneezing, picking or blowing the nose, Cold or flu, climate, Nasal allergies and high blood pressure.… Read More

First Aid for Broken Bone

First Aid for Broken Bone Broken Bones First Aid: Control the bleeding by keeping sterile, clothes /cotton pad with a firm pressure. Always keep the injury area in antigravity direction to Blood loss. Do not let the person bear any force on the fracture. Don’t try to move the person only if necessary to avoid further injury.… Read More

First Aid for Asthma

First Aid for Asthma Asthma Asthma is a long-term chronic lung disease in which your airways narrow & swell and produces extra mucus. Asthma makes breathing difficult and triggers coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma affects people of all ages. For few people, asthma is a minor problem.… Read More

First Aid for Allergy

First Aid for Allergy Causes of Allergy 1. Dust mites 2. Pollen 3. Foods such as peanuts, cow’s milk, soy, seafood and eggs 4. Cats and other hairy animals such as rabbits, dogs, horses, and guinea pigs. 5. Insect stings. 6. Moulds. 7. Medicines. 8. Similar reactions can occur to some chemicals and food additives, however if they do not involve the immune system, they are known for adverse reactions rather than an allergy.… Read More