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Heat Exhaustion

Heat Exhaustion: Prevention and Immediate Relief Tips

Heat exhaustion is a concerning condition that arises when the human body overheats, usually as a result of exposure to high temperatures or strenuous physical activity. This heat-related illness presents a variety of symptoms, including heavy sweating, rapid pulse, dizziness, and nausea. It is essential to recognize and address these symptoms promptly, as untreated heat …

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Superficial Frostbite

Superficial Frostbite: Essential Facts and Prevention Tips

Superficial frostbite is a cold weather-related condition that affects the skin and underlying tissues. It occurs when the skin is exposed to freezing temperatures, causing ice crystals to form in the skin cells and disrupting blood flow to the affected area. This type of frostbite initially presents mild symptoms, including color changes and skin discomfort, …

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Essential oils can help relieve and treat poison ivy rashes.

Essential Oils for Poison Ivy

Before we get into essential oils for poison ivy, we should say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Those words are never more true than with poison ivy. Learning to identify, avoid, and fend off poison ivy is worth all the secret remedies in the world. But sometimes it’s unavoidable. …

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Sunburn is the term for red, sometimes swollen and painful skin. It is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunburn can vary from mild to severe. The extent depends on skin type and amount of exposure to the sun. It may take 12 to 24 hours after sun exposure to know …

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How To Check Your Pulse

Pulse rate is the number of times a person’s heart beats in one minute. Normal values for pulse rate depend on the person’s age and fitness level. A normal pulse rate for a fit and healthy adult, while resting, can range from 60 to 100 beats per minute (BPM), although athletes who are highly conditioned …

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Nose Bleed

A nosebleed can be scary to get – or see – but try to stay calm. Most nosebleeds look much worse than they really are. The nose has many blood vessels in it to help warm and humidify the air you breathe. These vessels lie close to the surface, making them easy to injure. If …

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Motion Sickness

Motion sickness can happen from any kind of movement, a moving boat, train, airplane, car,etc. Motion sickness is caused by a conflict between your senses. A fluid filled canal in your inner ear that controls your sense of balance tells your brain that your body is moving, while your eyes tell your brain that you …

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Fainting, also called syncope, is a sudden, brief / temporary loss of consciousness and posture caused by decreased blood flow to the brain. Fainting may have a variety of causes (just to name a few):Emotional stressHyperventilationLow blood sugarAnemiaCardiac problemsSevere painStanding up too fast Before fainting, you may experience:NauseaGiddinessExcessive sweatingDim visionRapid heartbeat or palpitations If you think …

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