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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

 

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

 

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

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
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Case of COVID-19 You Can do to treat yourself at home

Case of COVID-19 You Can do to treat yourself at home

Case of COVID-19 You Can do to treat yourself at home

 

  • Experts say there are a number of supplies you can buy now to prepare to take care of yourself at home.
  • Your grocery items should be fruits and vegetables as well as canned goods with long shelf lives.
  • Cleaning products as well as extra sheets, towels, and handkerchief should also be on hand.
  • Among the medical supplies should be a thermometer, cough medicines, tissues, zinc, and vitamin C.
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables are also important for health and healing.
  • Water should be at the top of the list of supplies you’ll need in the event you contract COVID-19
  • COVID-19 is a viral infection and like most viral infections, treatment is all about comfort and keeping well enough while your body heals.
  • Healthy hydration levels can help your nose by maintaining that the mucous membrane is intact,” she added. “This could help decrease nasal irritation when coughing, sneezing, and even just breathing. Moisture also helps heal broken membranes so additional bacteria don’t get into the body.
  • In most instances, tap or bottled water is fine. If you’re relying on bottled water, recommend keeping at least a 15-day supply on hand.
  • Viral droplets spread by coughing, sneezing, or spitting is one of the primary ways that COVID-19 spreads from person to person.
  • With COVID-19 straining healthcare resources, it’s important to have supplies on hand to treat minor injuries at home.
  • If you’re sick, you need to stay in a single, separate room away from other people as much as possible. Ideally, choose a room with a separate bathroom.
  • Gloves, soap, hand sanitizer, surface-cleaning products, mops, and sponges will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your household.
How to Protect Corona Virous

How to Protect Corona Virous


You Know How it Spreads

 

  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
  • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

 

Take steps to protect yourself

 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 40 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

 

Avoid close contact

 

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick

 

Cover coughs and sneezes

  • Throw used tissues in the trash.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

 

Take steps to protect others

 

  • Stay home if you’re sickStay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.
  • Wear a facemask if you are sick
  • Clean and disinfect
  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
Cold And Flu

Cold And Flu

What is cold and flu

In contrast to the flu, a common cold can be caused by many different types of viruses. The condition is generally harmless and symptoms usually resolve within two weeks.
Symptoms include a runny nose, sneezing and congestion. High fever or severe symptoms are reasons to see a doctor, especially in children.

What’s the difference between a cold and the flu

The common cold and the flu may seem similar at first. They’re both respiratory illnesses and can cause similar symptoms. But different viruses cause these two conditions.
cold and the flu share a few common symptoms.

  • body aches
  • runny or stuffy nose
  • sneezing
  • general fatigue

symptoms of the flu

The flu causes an increase in your body temperature. This is also known as a fever. Most flu-related fevers range from a low-grade fever around 100°F (37.8°C) to as high as 104°F (40°C).
Although alarming, it’s not uncommon for young children to have higher fevers than adults. If you suspect your child has the flu, see your doctor.

symptoms of the Cough

persistent cough is common with the flu. The cough may worsen, becoming uncomfortable and painful. You may also experience shortness of breath or chest discomfort during this time. Many flu-related coughs
can last for about two weeks.

effects of the flu

most common side effects of the flu:

  • mild aches and stiffness
  • soreness around the flu shot injection site
  • low-grade fever in the days immediately following the injection

Treatment

Treatment include:

  • Treat symptoms such as headache and fever with OTC medications.
  • Drink plenty of fluids. This includes water, soup, and low-sugar flavored drinks.
  • Wash your hands to prevent spreading the virus to other surfaces or to other people in your house.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with tissues. Immediately dispose of those tissues.Cover your coughs and sneezes with tissues. Immediately dispose of those tissues.


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