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Mitral Valve Prolaspe

By on Oct 10, 2014 in health care, mitral valve prolapse | 0 comments

Last time we talked about what mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is.  Today, we are going to continue our discussion on the symptoms of MVP. Symptoms of Mitral Valve Prolapse Some people have MVP but never may have any symptoms. When signs and symptoms do occur, it may be because blood is leaking backward through the valve (regurgitation). Mitral valve prolapse symptoms...

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Life-Saving Priorities

By on Oct 7, 2014 in health care | 0 comments

This week we will continue our discussion about life-saving priorities by discussing the importance of an open airway, maintaining circulation and restoring heart rhythm. Importance of an Open Airway According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, an unconscious victim’s airway can become narrowed or blocked. This may be due to muscular control being...

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Pet CPR

By on Oct 6, 2014 in health care, pet cpr | 0 comments

Most people we know treat their pets as one of the family.  We do NOT want anything bad to happen to our pets.  The loss of a pet is devastating to most people so we wanted to do something to help save the life of a pet if he or she stops breathing and has no pulse. So this is our dog Oreo!  He is 1 year old.  We rescued him when he was 5 months old.  He is a GREAT...

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Concussions

By on Sep 16, 2014 in Concussions, health care | 0 comments

With football season here and all the talk about concussions, we thought we would focus on what concussions are and what to do to treat them. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, the brain is free to move a little within the skull and can thus be “shaken” by a blow to the head. This shaking is called concussion. Among the more common causes of...

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Why we are blogging.

By on Sep 15, 2014 in health care | 0 comments

I love to educate people.  I also have a geology degree and a few years back, I taught the boy scouts geology at Laurel Caverns in Pennsylvania.  While teaching these kids, I realized that I had a passion for teaching.  But I wanted to educate adults and thought what can I teach to adults.  I thought I have all this medical experience and I can teach CPR.  So I...

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