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How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle by Following These Everyday Health Hacks

May
31

Date: May 31st, 2019

Whether your goal is to maintain your weight or lose those troublesome extra pounds, following these simple, everyday health hacks will make you look and feel a whole lot better.

Staircases and Long-Distance Parking Options

Stairways are widely considered to be the most underrated aspect of any exercise workout. If you can’t go to the gym regularly, you might be able to find the time to use the staircase rather than the elevator. 

Even two minutes of climbing activity may potentially burn off 25-30 calories. Elevators, on the other hand, don’t burn off anything at all.

How Healthcare Facilities Improve the Quality of Life

May
28

Date: May 28th, 2019

Healthcare is one of the most important sectors of any state or country. Being the most fundamental right of every citizen, everyone deserves top-notch healthcare when and where they need it. It is a mix of patient care, family engagement, and consumer engagement with a prime aim to improve healthcare services and treatment.

There has been an increasing awareness in improving the quality of life through healthcare. When people are educated about how they should keep their bodies healthy and vital through healthcare guidance, their quality of lives will significantly improve. And, here are 3 ways in which people can use healthcare assistance to enhance their life expectancy, boost their health, and enjoy a long life.

Tips to Drastically Improve Your Health

May
26

Date: May 26th, 2019

It’s amazing how simply changing your food choices can have a huge impact on your overall quality of life. For most people, eating healthy is as hard as nails. Ditching sodas, sugary foods, crisps, and fast food for nutritious vegetables and mindful meal planning is definitely tough.

It requires a great deal of self-control and resistance. But, once you start seeing the indisputable benefits of healthy eating, you’ll realize all the hard work has been worth it. One of the most common reasons of early onset of diseases like diabetes, heart issues, and blood pressure is that people consume an extremely vile diet. It is filled with MSGs, processed foods, and chemicals. All these substances release acute toxins in your body that sever your health and immunity.

It is no surprise then that most of the cases for diabetes and heart health are people in their early 30s and 40s. Ensuring your health through your diet means that you make mindful choices about what you put in your stomach. You won’t just munch on the next sugary snack in your fridge. Rather, you will take your time contemplating your food and making sure that you got it from a healthy source.

There is plenty of evidence suggesting that through drastic diet changes, one can even overcome the toughest of diseases like diabetes. Your food choices can work like a miracle, and they can certainly help you improve your quality of life. And, with that, here are 2 life-transforming diet tips to help upgrade your health, and enjoy a long life.

Success Rates for CPR Certification

May
07

Date: May 7th, 2019

Success Rates for CPR Certification

Wondering whether you’ll succeed in CPR certification? Not anymore. Your success in CPR certification is almost certain.

You’ve got no reasons to worry.

Statistics show that at least 98% of people who have undertaken the CPR certification training succeeded. Statistics never lie, the chances of failure is extremely minimal.

The 2% failure rate is attributed to failure to sit the final exams and the failure of trainees to undertake the trainings.

At least 70% of people who experience cardiac arrest do so either at home or in public places. What does this tell us? It tells us that there is a need for more people to undertake CPR certification training to help in performing the CPR exercise.

Some of the Emergency Situations that will need Administration of First Aid.

May
03

Date: May 3rd, 2019

When someone is hurt or has a medical condition that requires medical attention we call 911. Unfortunately, most of these accidents take place very far from a medical institution, and it takes about 8 to 10 minutes for help to arrive.

Emergency Situations that will need Administration of First Aid

Some cases may be so dire that every minute brings the victim closer to losing their life.

This is where the administration of first aid comes in.

What are some of the conditions that require administration of first aid?

Let us explore some of them and what to do in such emergency situations.

Reasons First Aid Training Should be done in School

Apr
30

Date: April 30th, 2019

Is First Aid Training Important in Schools?

If there is one place that should have the priority in first aid training is a school setting. The active life of a human being is the childhood age.

Just like me, I’m pretty sure you must have had an accident or two.

It’s never anybody’s’ your fault, it all trickles down to age.

The School life hustle and bustle often result in children colliding with one another, tripping, staircase falls and other severe accidents such as drowning in a school swimming pool.

Pros and Cons of administering CPR

Apr
26

Date: April 26th, 2019

what are the pros and cons of administering CPR

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is administered to a person whose heart stops to beat. The administration aims at restarting the heartbeat of the person and ensures continuity of life

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation has the following pros and cons:

What are the pros of administering CPR

Saving lives

CPR is the initial measure in saving a life.

When the heartbeat fails, our thoughts shift to death. We become so scared at the mention of heartbeat failure. Panic props in and hope start to fade. Fear takes the better part of us!

Must Have Items in Your First Aid Kit

Apr
23

Date: April 23rd, 2019

Must Have Items in Your First Aid Kit

Emergency cases require you to respond quickly, so it is essential to have a well-organized First Aid Kit and know all the First Aid Kit components.

A First Aid Kit that is well equipped is necessary for every house- and in all your cars. If anything, you are as likely to experience emergency needs like insect bites while in your car as in your house. The limited space in the cars, however, sometimes limits the number of tools that can be accommodated.

The components of first aid kit vary depending on the size and intended purpose of the kit. For instance, a First Aid Kit at the football pitch will have slightly different components as the First Aid Kit for home use.

Importance of CPR Certification

Apr
19

Date: April 19th, 2019

Benefits of CPR certification

The numbers do not lie, right? This is usually true for the most part and will help you understand just how important for as many people as possible to have CPR certification.

According to the American health association (AHA)

  • A majority of cardiac arrest victims look and feel perfectly healthy before the attack begins.
  • Approximately 90% of all cardiac arrests happen at home or a place far from a healthcare facility, and any healthcare professional.
  • Of all the cardiac victims, only a few more than 30% get CPR from bystanders
  • When you call an ambulance, it takes between 8 and 12 minutes for it to arrive.
  • Bystander CPR could increase the victim’s chance of survival by as much as 300.
  • Once you get a cardiac arrest attack, it takes about 4 minutes for brain death to begin. If you do not get medical help within 10 minutes, you are most likely to die.
  • One out of 7 deaths in America is due to heart disease.

First Aid Techniques everyone should know

Apr
16

Date: April 16th, 2019

First Aid Techniques everyone should know

A majority of the time when accidents happen or when people have attacks due to medical conditions, there may be no hospital or trained medical professional nearby. It is for this reason that everyone should have some knowledge of first aid techniques to save lives.

Let us look at some of them.

First Aid Technique 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

When most people think about first aid, the first thing that comes to mind is CPR and with good reason. When someone has a cardiac arrest, CPR is one of the best ways to save their life.