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How your Body Regulates Temperature

How your Body Regulates Temperature   Perspiration/Evaporation The brain knows when to start sweating because of the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus helps the body maintain homeostasis in the body, which from a temperature standpoint means that the hypothalamus helps regulate the body temp at 98.6°F. The hypothalamus regulates the temperature of the body by ensuring that [...]

By |2017-06-13T12:47:22-04:00June 13th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

Heat-Related Illnesses

Heat-Related Illnesses There are three different stages of heat-related illness. The first stage is heat cramps. This is usually the first sign of heat exhaustion or heat stroke. There is no certain cause for heat cramps; however, it is believed that they are caused by a deficiency in electrolytes. The second stage is heat exhaustion. [...]

By |2017-06-11T10:51:45-04:00June 11th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

MCL Sprains

MCL Sprains The MCL is the Medial Collateral Ligament. The MCL is a broad and thick band that runs down the inner part of the knee, from the femur (thighbone) to about five inches from the top of the tibia (shinbone). The MCL’s primary function is to prevent the leg from over extending inward. However, [...]

By |2017-06-09T13:10:31-04:00June 9th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

PCL Sprains

PCL Sprains PCL stands for the Posterior Cruciate Ligament which is the ligament that connects the thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). The PCL is larger and stronger than the ACL, however, it can still be torn. The PCL's function is to prevent the femur from sliding off the anterior edge of the tibia and [...]

By |2017-06-07T09:30:31-04:00June 7th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

Torn ACL Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

 ACL Injury Signs, Symptoms and Treatment The ACL is one of four ligaments that help stabilize the knee. ACL stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament. The ACL is the most commonly injured knee ligament. The ACL is a key stabilizer of the knee. It guides the Tibia (shin bone) through a normal and stable range of [...]

By |2017-06-06T10:51:49-04:00June 6th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

Symptoms and Treatment of Back Pain

Symptoms and Treatment of Back Pain One of the most common types of back pain is a back strain. Symptoms of a back strain can include: Pain Swelling Muscle spasms or cramping Muscle weakness or loss of function   Treatment for back strain: Over-the-counter pain relievers Acetaminophen - This works by blocking the brain's perception [...]

By |2017-06-05T09:49:42-04:00June 5th, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

Treating Knee Injuries

Everyone experiences knee injuries from time to time so here are some suggestions on how to treat knee injuries when they occur. - Most Minor Injuries can be treated at home - Use the Rice Method (see below) - After approximately 72 hours, the swelling should start to dissipate - When the swelling starts to [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:17:21-04:00May 22nd, 2017|AllTuff USA First Aid|0 Comments

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to an unmarried teenage mother named Vernita Lee. After Oprah was born her mother traveled north to live with her grandmother for six years. During Oprah’s early years she was made fun of for being so poor, however she was very smart and was [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:04:22-04:00March 22nd, 2017|Great Entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Henry Ford

Heat Stress Safety Cooling Vest Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, in Greenfield Township, Michigan. His father, William, was born in County Cork, Ireland while his mother, Mary, was born in Michigan. William Ford was a farmer who had always wanted his son to take over on the farm. However, Henry [...]

By |2017-03-10T17:53:57-04:00March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments