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Top 5 Daily Routines to keep your Heart Healthy

Apr
05

Date: April 5th, 2019

Five daily routines to maintain a healthy heart

A healthy heart is important to both young and old persons; this is simply because heart problems could happen to a person of any age.

It is essential for persons that want to stay alive to try anything within their power to avoid heart problems and diseases, whether through earlydiagnostics,medicationor healthy heart workouts.

Heart diseases can be prevented by simply engaging in some daily routines for a healthy heart.

Ten heart attack early warning signs that you should look out for

Apr
02

Date: April 2nd, 2019

10 heart attack early warning signs that you should look out for

Heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked.

This blockage is often due to the build up of fat, cholesterol and other substances to form plague.

Most heart problems are not accompanied with clear warning signs and someone might just end up dying mysteriously.

Luckily heart attacks or myocardial infarctioncome with clear warning signs, but when these signs areignored it can lead to death.

Listed below are some early heart attack warning signs to look out for:

  • Feeling of discomfort in the chest

This is the most common sign of heart attack, and it is usually as a result of blocked arteries.

These blocked arteries, cause an uncomfortable feeling of pain, pressure, and tightness in the chest. It is very important to keep in mind (especially ladies), you may not feel any chest pain even when you are at risk of a heart attack.

Passing Out Or Fainting, What Causes Them And What Are The Remedies.

Mar
29

Date: March 29th, 2019

Passing out Or Fainting, What Causes Them And What Are The Remedies.

Fainting or syncoperefers to a sudden and temporary loss of consciousness, usually because of a lack of oxygen in the brain.

A feeling of lightheadedness, weakness, and dizziness usually follow fainting or passing out episodes.

Though fainting isn’t a medical condition, it is most times a symptom of an undiagnosed medical issue.

Causes of fainting

Many reported cases of fainting usually have no clear cause, but there are a few factors that may lead to passing out. Some of them are:

What are some of the five common emergencies and how to handle them?

Mar
26

Date: March 26th, 2019

Five common emergencies and how to handle them

An emergency refers to any circumstance that may constitute or lead to damage of lives, health, property or an environment.

Practically any emergency requires a swift response to prevent it from getting worse; this explains why it’sessential to understand and know ways in which one can curb emergencies.

First aid training for emergencies and CPR certification are conventional ways of curbing emergencies, it is also critical to know some frequently occurring emergencies and how you can handle them.

This is why I have provided a list of five of the most common emergencies and how to handle them. Without wasting much of your time let’s delve in.

  • Scalds and burns

A burn is any skin damage that happens when a person comes in contact with dry heat.This dry heat may be from hot metals, fire, high electric current, friction or corrosive chemicals (Acids or Alkalis).

10 Reasons you could be struggling to breathe

Mar
21

Date: March 21st, 2019

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that transport air to and from the lungs. A person with asthma has the insides of his airways (bronchial tube) swollen or inflamed due to an increased sensitivity to irritations caused by allergens.

A minor case of asthma does not severely affect the life span of a sufferer, and can be effectively managed by using rescue inhalers and control inhalers.

Chronic asthma can last for years and sometimes a lifetime. This severe case of asthma requires a longer lasting inhaler or oral steroids that keep your airways open – these are the first aid equipment for asthmatic patients.