What Should Go into a Survival First Aid Kit?

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Everyone should have at least a basic survival kit at home just in case disaster strikes. A survival first aid kit is one of the most important preparations for any sort of disaster or event. What Is a Survival First Aid Kit? A survival first aid kit is a bit more equipped than just a regular everyday first aid kit …

wounds

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General information on wounds. A wound is an injury that occurs immediately when the skin is cut, torn or punctured causing an open wound or when a blunt object exert pressure on the body causing a closed wound. Pathologists define a wound as a piercing injury which cause damage to the dermis of the skin. wounds¬†maybe as a result of …

Wilderness First Aid

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When planning a trip to the wilderness, there are several things you need to put into consideration. Apart from carrying an extra pair of shoes or toothbrush, you need to consider your health and well-being first. It is paramount that you carry a first aid kit. Since you do not know what kind of dangers you might face in the …

headaches treatment and prevention

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Many suffer from headaches and migraines every day and headaches and migraines can disrupt everyday life, with the pain and discomfort they cause. There are various types of headaches: episodic tension headaches and chronic tension headaches. There are certain signs and symptoms of headaches such as: having a headache when awakening in the morning, finding it difficult to fall asleep …

Burns its causes signs and treatment

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A burn is basically a type of injury to the skin or to the flesh caused by factors such as heat, chemicals, electricity, friction or even radiation. Burns can be such an awful and a painful experience, to which the level of a burn can be determined depending on its location, its depth as well as the amount of surface …

fractures

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Bone fractures are unfortunately common injuries; however, they require treatment such as resting or in more severe cases, surgery. To be clear, fractures occur when physical force placed on a person’s bone is stronger than the bone itself. A person’s age puts them at a higher risk for a bone fracture because as we age, our bones become more brittle; …

Bites General Information

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Have you wondered what bites are? Generally, bites are either from human or animal using their teeth in order to eat it. Bites from insects are very common, insects cause swelling in the injured areas. However, bites usually leads to development of small lump which are usually itchy. Mostly insects bite when they want to feed, when disturbed and defends …