Tick Borne Illness

Posted by DEVIN on 5/30/2017 to Safety Tips
Tick Borne Illness

With the increasing number in tick borne illnesses, it is becoming more and more important to be aware of the risk, as well as the prevention. Ticks are commonly known to be more active in the spring, summer, and early-fall. This fact highly increases the potential for you, your loved ones, or your pets to be bitten. According to the Center for Disease Control has reported that over thirty thousand cases of Lyme disease are reported annually in the just the United States alone. It is essential that you be mindful to the possibility of being infected and take the necessary steps to ensure that you are protected from these silent killers.

The Human Heart

Posted by KAT on 5/19/2017 to Physical Health
The Human Heart
The human heart is a very strong, hardworking engine inside the human body. Each part within the heart has their own unique auto responsive job working together to power the entire body. As we all know, the heart is a pump which moves the blood through the body constantly. The arteries and veins can be thought of as the pipes of the engine that flow blood throughout the entire body. The various parts of the heart which are known as chambers, have distinct functions as previously mentioned.

Sleep Deprivation Dangers

Posted by KAT on 5/12/2017 to Physical Health
Sleep Deprivation Dangers

Sleep deprivation is an easily-developed type of sleep disorder commonly known as insomnia. This sleeping disorder affects the pattern, or consistency, of a person’s sleeping habits. Whether you are not sleeping enough or not sleeping well, this disorder has been linked to numerous health issues and heightened health risks. Insomnia is an easily recognizable disorder that clearly affects your mental and physical performance, and has also shown to negatively affect emotional function and understanding. The diagnosis of this disorder is often overlooked and symptoms are mistakenly attributed to a hectic schedule at work, home, or other areas in life.

Snake Bite Facts

Posted by CPR Savers on 5/5/2017
Snake Bite Facts

According to Healthline.com, over 7,000 snake bites are reported yearly just in the United States alone. Imagine that number on top of the snake bite encounters that go unreported throughout the year.

Not all snake bites are fatal, but there is the considerable risk of an allergic reaction or an infection. With that in mind, all snake bites should be taken seriously and treated immediately with the proper knowledge and materials. Treating the snake bite as soon as capable significantly lowers these risks, and generally shortens the victim’s recovery time. It is highly recommended to get to a medical facility to initiate emergency treatment of all snake bites. Remember: always treat a snake bite as though it is venomous.

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