Archive | January, 2014

Flank pain

Flank pain is basically the pain or discomfort in the upper back or abdomen. It is situated beneath the ribs and above the pelvis on the side. This type of pain usually affects the side and back. In most cases, the pain is worse on one side of the body. Many individuals experience flank pain […]

Allergic reactions-first aid

Types of allergies

If the immune system of an individual reacts abnormally to a common substance in the environment, an allergic response occurs. The substance that triggers the response is called an allergen which causes an inflammatory response in the body that can range from mild to life-threatening. Globally, individuals who are suffering from allergies continue to increase. […]

Benefits of First Aid Courses

First Aid Courses is a term familiar to most people but not everyone is familiar of their benefits and advantages, and more importantly, aware of the proper administration. Most homes will have their own first aid kit but the contents often are not used properly. Accidents and catastrophes can occur anywhere and anything, usually at […]

POISON IVY REACTION

When you have a contact with a poison ivy plant, you will have an itchy blistering rash on your skin, which is called a poison ivy reaction. The poison ivy rash or poison ivy reaction is caused by oil found in poison ivy which is called urushiol. Urushiol is found in all parts of the […]

Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition of the skin characterized by chronic inflammation. The cause for rosacea is not known and there is no permanent cure. Rosacea is also known as adult acne. There are four different type of rosacea namely: Red face rosacea, Papulopustular rosacea, Rhinophyma and Ocular Rosacea. Who’s At Risk? The group of people […]