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How to Use a Face Mask

How to Use a Face Mask

How to Use a Face Mask


face mask often helps people feel protected But a surgical face mask keep you from being exposed to or transmitting certain infectious diseases.


What is a surgical face mask

Surgical mask is a loose-fitting, disposable mask that’s rectangular in shape. The mask is elastic bands or ties that can be looped behind in ears or tied behind in head to hold it in place.

The surgical mask’s three layers work as:

  • The inner layer absorbs moisture and sweat from exhaled air.
  • The middle layer filters certain pathogens.
  • The outer layer repels water, blood, and other body fluids.


How to put on a surgical mask


following steps you follow

  • Before putting the mask, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or rub your hands with alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Check for defects in the face mask, such as tears or broken loops.
  • Position the colored side of the mask outward.
  • Be sure the mask fits snugly.
  • Don’t touch the mask once in position.


What not to do when wearing a surgical mask


  • touch the mask once it’s secured on your face, as it might have pathogens on it
  • dangle the mask from one ear
  • hang the mask around your neck
  • crisscross the ties
  • reuse single-use masks


How to remove a surgical mask


  • Before you take off the mask, wash your hands well or use hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching the mask itself, as it could be contaminated. Hold it by the loops, ties, or bands only.
  • Holding the mask loops, ties, or bands, discard the mask by placing it in a covered
  • After removing the mask, wash your hands thoroughly or use hand sanitizer.
Heart Disease

Heart Disease

heart disease


Heart disease doesn’t discriminate. It’s the leading cause of death for several populations, including Caucasians, Hispanics,


different types of heart disease


  • Heart infections. Heart infections may be caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites.
  • Cardiomyopathy. This condition causes the heart’s muscles to harden or grow weak.
  • Arrhythmia. An arrhythmia is a heart rhythm abnormality.
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD is caused by the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries. It’s sometimes called ischemic heart disease.
  • Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a hardening of the arteries.
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD is caused by the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries. It’s sometimes called ischemic heart disease.


symptoms of heart disease


Heart infections


The term heart infection used to describe conditions such as endocarditis.Symptoms of a heart infection:

  • chest pain
  • chest congestion
  • fever
  • chills
  • skin rash




Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to grow larger and turn rigid, thick, or weak. Symptoms of this condition


  • fatigue
  • shortness of breath




Arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms. The symptoms you experience may depend on the type of arrhythmia you have — heartbeats that are too fast or too slow. Symptoms of an arrhythmia include:


  • chest pain
  • lightheadedness
  • slow pulse
  • fainting spells


Coronary artery disease


CAD is plaque buildup in the arteries that move oxygen-rich blood through the heart and lungs. Symptoms of CAD

  • chest pain or discomfort
  • feelings of indigestion or gas
  • shortness of breath



Atherosclerosis reduces blood supply to your extremities. In addition to chest pain and shortness of breath, symptoms of atherosclerosis include:

  • coldness, especially in the limbs
  • weakness in your legs and arms
  • numbness, especially in the limbs
  • unusual or unexplained pain