Archive | September, 2016

Treating A Panic Attack

Causes of Panic Attacks Professionals aren’t certain what the causes of panic attacks are. But the body has a normal reaction when you are worried or in danger. It increases your heart beat, makes you breathe quicker, and gives you a lot of energy. This is known as the fight-or-flight reaction. It prepares you to […]

How to deal with heatstroke

Heatstroke is a severe condition caused by overheating of the body. Heatstroke is the outcome of a prolonged physical activity that raises the temperature of the body above 104 degrees F. Remember that heatstroke needs medical help. If not treated, it can result to damage to the brain, heart, kidneys and muscles. Symptoms of heatstroke […]

How to treat juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis usually common in children. The condition results to pain, swelling, unexplained rash and stiffness of the joints. Some forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can result to serious complications such as problems with growth and inflammation of the eyes. Causes of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis happens […]

Getting rid of croup

Croup is an infection affecting the respiratory system such as the larynx, trachea and the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Croup is a condition that develops in children which is usually caused by viral infections in the upper airways, throat and surrounding tissues with a distinctive barking cough. It is important to note that croup […]

How lockjaw is managed

Lockjaw involves spasms of the masseter muscle or the jaw muscle caused by being infected by tetanus. Tetanus is a bacterial infection that causes painful spasms of the muscles. Lockjaw is a disorder that prevents the mouth from opening properly and fully. The pain can spread to the ears, face, shoulders and the neck. When […]