FIRST AID TREATMENT FOR BEE STINGS: SYMPTOMS, MULTIPLE BEE STINGS, SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS, FIRST AID TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

BEE STINGS

A bee sting is the wound and pain caused by the stinger of a female bee puncturing skin. Bee stings differ from insect bites, with the venom of stinging insects having considerable chemical variation.   SYMPTOMS OF A BEE STINGS Bee stings can produce different reactions, ranging from temporary pain and discomfort to a severe … Read more

FIRST AID TREATMENT FOR SNAKE BITES: TYPES, SYMPTOMS, DO’S, DONTS AND PREVENTION.

snake bites

Most snakes aren’t dangerous to humans. Only about 15% worldwide and 20% in the United States are venomous. In North America, these include the rattlesnake, coral snake, water moccasin and copperhead. Their bites can cause severe injuries and sometimes death. TYPES OF SNAKE BITES There are basically two different types of snake bites. And one … Read more

SPRAINS AND STRAINS: DEFINITION, DIFFERENCES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

WHAT IS A SPRAIN A joint sprain is the over stretching or tearing of ligaments. Ligaments are the bands of tissue that connect two bones together in a joint. The most common location for a sprain is the ankle joint.   WHAT IS A STRAIN A joint strain is the over stretching or tearing of … Read more

SCARS: MEANING, TYPES, PREVENTION, HOME REMEDIES, TREATMENT OF SCARS

SCARS

WHAT IS A SCAR? A scar tissue is a collection of cells and collagen that covers the site of the injury. People can develop scar tissue on their skin as the result of an injury, surgery, or acne. Other areas of the body can also develop scar tissue, such as the heart muscle after a … Read more

NZU (CALABASH CHALK): COMPONENTS, BENEFITS, DISADVANTAGES, EFFECT ON PREGNANT WOMEN ETC.

NZU

Nzu Also known as calabash chalk or Calabash clay is a natural product, locally prepared from clay, sand and other non-nutritional components with or without salt. Nzu has been reported to contain heavy metals and is widely used as a traditional remedy for morning sickness during pregnancy and breastfeeding in most African countries, including Nigeria. … Read more

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONJUNTIVITIS AKA APOLLO OR PINK EYE

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONJUNCTIVITIS AKA APOLLO OR PINK EYE

Conjunctivitis also known as pink eye is an inflammation of the outermost layer of the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid. It makes the eye appear pink or reddish. Pain, burning, scratchiness, or itchiness may occur. The most common infectious causes are viral followed by bacterial. The viral infection may occur along with other symptoms of a common cold … Read more

BULLYING AND ITS HEALTH IMPACTS

BULLYING AND ITS HEALTH IMPACTS

BULLYING AND ITS HEALTH IMPACTS Bullying is a sub-category of aggressive behavior that is characterized by a hostile intent (the harm caused is deliberate), imbalance of power (real or perceived power inequality between bully and victim), and repetition over a period of time (i.e. it occurs more than once, usually multiple times). Bullies also tend to target people with physical impediments, such as speech … Read more