First aid for frostbite
Among domestic and industrial injuries, injuries resulting from exposure to freezing temperatures occupy a special place. Frostbite is also possible at positive (from 0 to + 5 °) air temperature,…

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Injuries
Injuries can be of the following types: industrial, sports, birth, domestic, mental, head trauma, eye trauma, knee trauma, abdominal trauma, chest trauma, ankle injury, spinal injury, etc. Below we will…

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After a heart attack
From the attitude of a person who has had a myocardial infarction, to his condition, to medical recommendations, his further fate sometimes depends: whether he will return to a full-blooded…

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Electric field

Here is information about how an electric field affects a person, and whether to stay for a long time under high-voltage lines where there is an electric field.

All human life is surrounded by natural atmospheric electric fields. The electric field itself most clearly manifests itself in a thunderstorm. Then the tension near the ground reaches 10 kilovolts per meter (kV / m). But even in cloudless weather, the atmospheric field has an average strength of 130 volts per meter. We are talking about the average because. what, like and. for example, solar activity, atmospheric electric field oscillates cyclically, reaching a maximum in certain periods. There are 22-year (two eleven-year), annual, 27-day and daily periods. This value also depends on the geographical position: the maximum electric field strength is at moderate latitudes, and the minimum is at the poles and at the equator. But all these changes are taken by the body for granted. Continue reading

Prostatitis

About half of men aged 20 to 50 years suffer from chronic prostatitis – inflammation of one of the internal genital organs – the prostate (prostate gland). It is located around the urethra at the site of its exit from the bladder and consists mainly of glandular cells. These cells produce a special fluid that is released during ejaculation along with sperm cells and creates favorable conditions for their vital activity in the female genital tract. As the gland of internal secretion, the prostate secretes hormones into the blood, which contribute to the preservation of sexual potency, improve memory, mood, increase efficiency.

Chronic prostatitis can develop as a result of microbes entering the prostate gland from the urethra located in the immediate vicinity of it. Often, the infection is brought in with a stream of blood or lymph from the inflammatory focus present in the body – tonsils with tonsillitis or tonsillitis. Continue reading

First aid for hypothermia

The effect of cold on the entire surface of the body, when its temperature drops below 35 °, causes general cooling of the body. The prolonged action of low temperatures can lead to freezing, while the functions of the body are inhibited, up to their complete extinction. However, one should not think that during freezing the body temperature reaches zero. A person dies when his body temperature drops to 17 – 25 °.

The body becomes less resistant to cooling during starvation, significant fatigue, intoxication, getting into cold water, as well as after injuries, blood loss, It is noticed that hypothermia occurs faster in old people and children. High humidity, strong wind, especially if a person is dressed in light, tight or wet clothes, contribute to cold injury.

The onset of general cooling has characteristic signs – agitation, chills, blueness of the lips, pallor and cooling of the skin, “goose bumps”, shortness of breath, increased heart rate. Continue reading

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