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Internal First Aid

This internal first aid training covers injuries and illness sustained by poor hydration, food poisoning, allergic reaction and environmental conditions. Diagnosis of internal ailments can be tricky, and treatments are often times not immediate. However, when attended to properly, and given time, they are relatively easy to remedy.

 

Internal-First- Aid Training Hypothermia

First Aid: How To Identify & Treat The Symptoms of Hypothermia

Hypothermia can sneak up on you virtually without notice. And once it has taken hold, your life is in immediate jeopardy. For those reasons, it’s crucial that you’re able to properly identify the early stages of hypothermia, both in yourself and those riding with you. And once you’re able to identify it, that you’re able to effectively combat it, before it diminishes your mental capacity and ability to properly treat it...
First Aid: Internal First Aid Training Heat Cramps

First Aid: Heat Cramps Can Sneak Up On You, & Are a Warning Sign...

Heat cramps are very painful muscle spasms that occur as a result of intense activity in high temperatures. This activity could be exercising, playing football, or, in your case, riding a dirt bike. They’re the least serious of the three heat-related illnesses – heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke. Heat cramps tend to be more prolonged and more intense than typical cramps. While they can include just about any muscle group, the most common...
First Aid: Internal First Aid Training Heat Stroke

First Aid: Knowing How to Identify The Symptoms of a Heat Stroke Could Save...

What Is Heatstroke? - Heat stroke is the most serious and life-threatening illness of the three heat-related illnesses – cramps, exhaustion, and stroke. It occurs as a result of the body overheating. And it can do serious damage within a short amount of time – damage to the heart, brain, kidneys and muscles. The longer heatstroke goes untreated, the worse the damage will become – eventually leading to death...
Internal First Aid Training Going into Shock

First Aid: How To Tell If Someone Is Going Into Shock And What To...

How To Tell If Someone Is Going Into Shock And What To Do About It - I can’t think of too many things that are more frightening and nerve-wrecking than seeing someone go into shock. That’s probably because you must act immediately once you notice the first set of symptoms. There’s no time to think. You have to act… fast! Almost like you’re on autopilot. But it’s difficult to do that if you’re not sure what to look for or how to properly treat it. Shock can...
Internal First Aid Anaphylactic Shock

First Aid: Learn How To Identify Anaphylactic Shock a.k.a. Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening form of shock that is the result of a severe allergic reaction. It most often causes a significant and sudden drop in blood pressure and leads to heavily labored breathing. Anaphylaxis can occur within minutes of exposure to the allergy-inducing substance. But that’s not always the case. It can also occur several hours later without any apparent trigger. It’s this unpredictable pattern of behavior that...