Choking: A Medical Emergency

Choking is defined as the inability to breathe because the trachea is blocked, constricted, or swollen shut. When a person is choking air is not reaching the lungs. Choking is a Medical Emergency If the airway cannot be cleared, the person choking will soon die. According to the National Safety Council, around 4,800 people die Continue Reading

Allergic Reactions

Allergic reactions can be alarming. Reactions to food and drugs can range from mild, with hives or a rash, vomiting and diarrhea to severe and life threatening respiratory distress. Allergic reactions are the result of a chain reaction, beginning in your immune system. Your immune system keeps you healthy by fighting off infections and other Continue Reading