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4 Diets to Improve Your Health

Jan
29

Date: January 29th, 2020

Today’s lifestyle is not conducive to healthy living. Did you know that annually, obesity causes around 300,000 premature deaths in the United States alone? In fact, according to the CDC, the number of overweight adults has reached a staggering number in the country. Almost close to 71.6% of the population over the age of 20 is overweight in the United States.

It is easy to gain a few pounds when your diet is not balanced. Carrying this excessive weight has negative effects on various organs of the body. If uncontrolled, weight gain turns to obesity, which results in diabetes, chronic heart disease, high blood pressure and self-esteem issues.

However, it is possible to reverse weight gain and improve your health through your diet.

4 Reasons Why You Should Get Online CPR Training

Jan
27

Date: January 27th, 2020

Did you know that sudden cardiac arrests are one of the leading causes of deaths in the US? Every year, about 357,000 are affected by out-of-hospital arrests in the US with a mortality rate of 70-90%.

 One reason for the high mortality rate is that people who suffer from cardiac arrests don’t get timely CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) from family, friends or bystanders.

Reasons to Have Online CPR Training

CPR can significantly improve the chances of survival if given promptly. This is why being trained in CPR is immensely beneficial. Just like technology has made it easier for people to access learning, getting online CPR training is no exception.

7 Healthy Life Habits That Can Add Valuable Years to Your Life

Jan
25

Date: January 25th, 2020

Even though the United States has one of the highest healthcare expenditures in the world, life expectancy in the country is continuously falling. In 2017, the life expectancy at birth in the US dropped for the tenth year to 78.6 years.

This shows that spending more on healthcare doesn’t mean we have the healthiest population. The truth is that the best way to treat diseases is to prevent them in the first place. The key to living a long life is to adopt healthy life habits early on. They can significantly reduce your chances of developing medical conditions later.

What Does Cardiac Arrest Really Mean? Discover All the Facts You Need to Know

Jan
23

Date: January 23rd, 2020

An Intro to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is the medical term that defines the halting of the heart’s normal activity of transporting blood to all areas of the body. When a remedy is not applied quickly, death may occur within a short time.

Cardiac arrest can happen suddenly or after certain medical manifestations. It must be detected quickly. When it occurs, the victim may survive with minimal or no organ and tissue injury.

Cardiac arrest can happen due to a chain of certain influences. The principal origins of the ailment include atrial fibrillation and ventricular fibrillation.

4 Small Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Life Today!

Jan
21

Date: January 21st, 2020

The quality of life you enjoy makes a huge effect on your mental and physical health. A better quality of life has been linked with better life expectancy and has many benefits to offer. On the other hand, you don’t need to be sitting on a pile of money to improve your life.

Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life

You can start out in small meaningful ways that enrich your life one step at a time. Don’t know what those activities are? Don’t worry. We’re here to help you out. The following are some small ways that you can start to improve the quality of your life today.

4 Easy Ways to Live a Healthy Life

Jan
19

Date: January 19th, 2020

Your life is a one-time gift and you don’t want yourself to be stuck with unnecessary health problems that not only diminish your life span but also increasingly pull down the quality of your life. Your vital organs may be working fine today, but tomorrow they may not unless you take charge of your health and stop taking it for granted.

You need to start taking care of your bodies as early as possible if you want it to take care of you. Think of it as a physical shell that takes you through your life. If you don’t protect it or repeatedly abuse it, it will wear out a lot sooner than it should.

6 Tips You Should Know When Responding to Emergencies

Jan
17

Date: January 17th, 2020

Emergency situations can happen anywhere and at any time; often when we least expect it. It can pose an immediate threat to people’s health, property, and/or the environment in general.

Tips for Responding to Emergencies

Here are a few things you should keep in mind that can help you ensure your safety and the safety of the people around you.

1. Stay Calm

Although you need to be quick when responding to emergencies, it’s equally important to remain calm in order to effectively handle the situation. If you start feeling anxious, panicky, or confused, just relax for a moment and take a deep breath. Look around and reassure yourself that you can handle the situation.

The UoM Discovered a New CPR Method: We Track Improvements in The Quality of Chest Compressions in terms of Rate & Depth to see its Significance

Jan
15

Date: January 15th, 2020

Improving the Quality of Chest Compressions in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiac arrest calls for an emergency first aid procedure known as Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation works by restarting the natural process of blood transport in the circulatory system. This allows for oxygenated blood to reach essential organ systems.

Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Jan
13

Date: January 13th, 2020

With 1 in every 4 deaths being caused because of heart issues, there’s no denying the need to include healthy habits in your lifestyle. This life is a gift, and by focusing on your health, you can lead a positive life.

The added emphasis on living a healthy life has finally taken hold and people all over the world are getting behind the idea. It’s true that healthy living is more than exercising and eating the right food. It’s a combination of everything and requires permanent lifestyle changes.   

Basic First Aid Procedures to Save Lives

Jan
11

Date: January 11th, 2020

Life is unpredictable, so you need to be prepared for anything. According to a Red Cross survey, 59% of deaths from injuries could have been prevented if the patient was given first aid on time. With stats like that, it’s easy to determine the importance of first aid.