Hey there Guys, Just a quick post with some tips and tricks for travelling with your CPAP machine. https://youtu.be/0nZcCQsXTCk Tips I highly recommend are: - always carry your CPAP machine as carry on luggage. - expect your machine to be inspected at security stops - check with your airline whether it's considered additional baggage or not. - carry an adaptor plug … [Read more...] about Travelling With Your CPAP Machine
New research from Japan shows that E-cigarettes have more that 10 x the cancer causing substances found in tobacco. As reported in Medical Observer: E-CIGARETTES contain up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists say, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. A team of researchers … [Read more...] about E-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Thought
Sad news today of a 14 year old girl who died of a severe allergic reaction in Ireland. Emma Sloan had a common allergy to peanuts. When exposed she suffered a severe allergic reaction that included swelling of the lips, throat and tongue. This sadly lead to closure of her airways and she was not able to be resuscitated. Most sad was that her life could have been saved if … [Read more...] about Do You Know How To Treat A Severe Allergic Reaction?
Today I was alerted to an important article on how many people are not able to recognise the signs of drowning. While movies portray people thrashing, screaming and calling for help, Dr Francesco A. Pia reports that in real life the signs of drowning are very different. Dr Pia reports on what he calls "The Instinctive Drowning Response": The Instinctive Drowning Response—so … [Read more...] about Can You Recognise The Signs Of Drowning?
Today I wanted to share a recent medical report highlighting the risk of home renovation asbestos exposure. Many of my friends are keen renovators however the article in Australian Medical Observer reports disturbingly low use of protective equipment to prevent exposure to asbestos. Asbestos exposure carries high risks of cancers like mesothelioma If you are … [Read more...] about Highlighting Home Renovation Asbestos Risks