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Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 June 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

The first week of June marks the beginning of Heart Rhythm Week. During the week, the Arrhythmia Alliance have worked together to raise awareness about arrhythmias. 

Sports injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Sports injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 11 May 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid

Playing sports is an important part of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. It is important to warm up properly to reduce the risk of injuries occurring. Sports injuries often occur when engaging in sports or exercise due to overtraining, lack of conditioning or improper form or technique. 

Time to Spring Clean Your First Aid Kit?

Time to Spring Clean Your First Aid Kit?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid

It’s April, the sun is shining – occasionally – and Spring is finally in the air. Now, a common thing to do when the clocks go back and the days start to become longer is partake in some Spring cleaning. We bet some of you are already ahead of us and have started to Spring clean your house already! 

What to do when Asthma Attacks

What to do when Asthma Attacks

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 02 March 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

With the cold and stormy weather we are experiencing, people will become affected in a number of different ways. Commuters may struggle to get to work for instance, and it is likely that asthma sufferers will be affected by the extreme weather conditions.

Asthma is a condition that affects the airways of the lungs, causing them to tighten and go into spasm, making it difficult to breathe. Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergies, stress, exercise, colds and changes in temperature. 

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