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How To Deal With Panic Attacks

Overview Of Anxiety And Panic Attacks Anxiety Feeling concerned or anxious is a typical part of everyday life. Everybody worries or feels nervous from time to time. Mild to moderate anxiety can help you concentrate. If anxiety is serious, you might have feelings of vulnerability and extreme worry that is out of control. Overwhelming nervousness […]

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain, also muscle ache, is a very common complaint, not just by athletes but even by most people occasionally. It can involve more than just one muscle. Muscle pain does not necessarily involve just the muscle, but may also involve the ligaments (connects bones to bones), tendons (connects muscles to bones) and fascia (connects […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is an entrapment neuropathy that occurs when the median nerve at the end of the wrist is compressed by a thickened flexor tendon sheath, skeletal encroachment, edema, or soft tissue mass. The syndrome is commonly caused by repetitive hand and wrist movement, but it may also be associated with arthritis, hyperthyroidism or […]

Delayed Complications of bone healing

Delayed complications of bone healing such as delayed union occurs when healing does not occur at a normal rate for the location and type of fracture. Delayed union may be associated with distraction (pulling apart) of bone fragments, systemic or local infection, poor nutrition or chronic morbidity (diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disease). However, despite the delay […]

Who Wants To Get A Shot?

Who wants to get a shot? I bet no one ever wants to shots. No matter how fine the needle is, it still stings. This can be especially uncomfortable for young children; the pain can be equally painful for their parents and guardian who are just watching them from afar. However, getting a child fully […]

Emergencies Involving Hazardous Materials

One undesirable aspect of the modern world is that there are a lot of hazardous materials that surround us. As a trained first aider, you may respond in emergencies that involve hazardous materials. When responding in accidents that involve hazardous materials, you should remember one basic first aid principle: DO NOT attempt to rescue if […]