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. Continue reading
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 provide some very useful tips on how to avoid various injuries.
Warm spring days arrived, and there summer is not far off. The townspeople are drawn to nature: to the forest, to the garden plot, to the cottage. And unbiased statistics immediately records the consequences of this craving: according to world statistics, the frequency of household injuries on Saturdays and Sundays is one and a half times higher than on weekdays. And the proportion of injuries in garden plots in the summer months, as well as in September and even in October, reaches 6–7% of the total number of household injuries. Continue reading
And so, what should be done to increase the body’s resistance to everything that contributes to the development of asthenic negative emotions and neurosis – the highest degrees of stress, dangerous to health, stress? The degree of tension, as we have said, primarily depends on the complexity of the task facing the person. Another thing is also known: the same task of some people activates, mobilizes, others – demobilizes and oppresses.
“So a heavy glove, breaking glass, forges damask steel,” said the poet. A person also hardens or bends, breaks under the weight of certain circumstances. Why does it depend?
Some people are convinced that the differences mentioned in the reactions of the organism are predetermined by its genetic characteristics. Continue reading