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Hypothermia

Hypothermia is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition where the body loses more heat than it produces causing body temperature to drop below 35 degrees Celsius. The normal human body temperature is 37 degrees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JAXbDTIiSk When your body temperature drops, the vital organs such as the heart, lungs, the nervous system, and other organs cannot work normally. If h ...

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Fever

A fever is an increase of body temperature from the normal 37 degrees. This is caused by an immune response as this is the body's natural mechanism of defense against infection from microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, or parasites that cannot live or survive in higher temperatures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPeAyRSOSbY Fevers are also symptoms of illnesses along with other symptoms like a cough, ...

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How to care for a nosebleed

A nosebleed is a condition where there is blood discharge coming from the nose. Nosebleeds usually frighten people and often mislead them that they have a serious condition, but this isn't always the case. Nosebleeds may cause light or heavy blood flow from the nose and can last for a couple of seconds only or over ten (10) minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRO0qNI-Cnk What are the causes of noseblee ...

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How to treat Morton’s neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a sore condition affecting the ball of the foot especially the site between the 3rd and the 4th toes. It causes a sensation as if stepping on a pebble. This condition causes one of the nerves on the toes becomes thickened and cause severe burning pain in the ball of the feet. It may burn, sting or feeling numb. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTrA8fT5OWM Morton’s neuroma is due to comple ...

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How to treat brachialis pain

Brachialis pain is the inflammation of the brachial plexus resulting in a sudden pain in the shoulder and arm and becomes weak and numb. This condition is also called climbers elbow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKpV2B10WiA The brachioradialis muscles are flexor of the elbow and extensors of the hand in bending the wrist in backward direction. Lifting heavy objects, playing violin, pull ups, rock climbin ...

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What is an abrasion?

An abrasion is a kind of skin injury where the upper layer (the epidermis) is torn off. This is a minor wound and can be treated at home without needing a visit to the doctor and usually heals within a few days only. The wound may contain dirt and other particles which may lead to infection if not cleaned. Abrasions commonly occur to those who are constantly moving or those who are playing sports as they ma ...

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Dealing with erythema nodosum

Erythema nodosum is an inflammation of the skin that develops on fatty layers of the skin. It causes painful, reddish and tender swelling especially in front of the legs. This swelling varies in size from 1-5 centimeters. The swellings are due to the inflammation of the fatty layers of the skin. This condition is more susceptible to women than with men and usually between 20-45 years old. https://www.youtub ...

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Remedies for a crick in the neck

Crick in the neck is stiffness in the muscles surrounding the lower neck and the shoulder blade. This condition is different from chronic or regular pain in the neck. This crick in the neck is more of stiffness and pain and causes temporary limited range of movement. There is difficulty moving the neck in different directions and the arm on the affected side can also be affected. https://www.youtube.com/wat ...

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Overview on diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition where a person has more frequent bowel movements due to an infection in the stomach. Common causes of this are eating contaminated food and water. Diarrhea is more common in places where hygiene is poor and access to medicine is difficult. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEe0cfVFvvE&t=7s Diarrhea lasts for a few days only, in most cases but diarrhea can last for weeks which indic ...

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Remedies for blepharitis

Blepharitis is an eye disorder that causes the eyelid becoming inflamed and swollen due to bacteria in the eyelashes. It causes pain, irritations and itchiness. Sometimes it can cause problems with vision and eye tissue inflammation. This condition is associated with health problems such as rosacea, dry eyes and scalp dandruff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXmw1Tkk7ng Types of blepharitis Anterior blepha ...

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