How to prevent choking: The safe and easy way

The Heimlich manoeuvre works by creating an artificial cough. By pushing on the diaphragm, the manoeuvre forces air out of the lungs and up through the throat, forcing a trapped object out

How to prevent choking: The safe and easy wayIn 1972, a doctor from Cincinnati read a story about choking. At the time, choking was the sixth leading cause of accidental death. These statistics inspired the doctor to devise a simple way to prevent these deaths from happening. The procedure became known as the Heimlich manoeuvre. The Heimlich manoeuvre works by creating an artificial […]

Is honey a strong antidote to cough?

Study finds drinking tea or warm lemon water mixed with honey is a time-honoured way to soothe a sore throat. But honey alone may be an effective cough suppressant, too

Is honey a strong antidote to cough?Drinking tea or warm lemon water mixed with honey is a time-honoured way to soothe a sore throat. But honey alone may be an effective cough suppressant, too. In one study, children age 2 and older with upper respiratory tract infections were given up to 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) of honey at bedtime. The honey […]

Lung cancer: Symptoms and treatment

Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. Your lungs are two spongy organs in your chest that take in oxygen when you inhale and release carbon dioxide when you exhale

Lung cancer: Symptoms and treatmentLung cancer usually has no symptoms in its early stages. When signs of the disease start to appear, they can include: Chronic, hacking, raspy coughing, sometimes with mucus that has blood in it Changes in a cough that you’ve had for a long time Respiratory infections that keep coming back, including bronchitis or pneumonia Shortness of breath that gets worse Wheezing Lasting chest pain Hoarseness Swelling of […]

6 effective home remedies for instant relief from cough

In order to treat cough most effectively, you need to first find out if it’s dry cough or productive cough. However, before you reach out for pills, try these six effective home remedies for cough that might help you feel better

6 effective home remedies for instant relief from coughWho doesn’t love a slight nip in the air? (Sniff, sniff) Or a chilly breeze? (Cough, cough). We get it, definitely not someone who’s been suffering from a sudden flu attack. Even a little cough can bring your life to a standstill but know that the changing weather is not the only reason for your […]