A Self Help Hold for Emergencies

In any ACUTE emergency situation I  immediately go for the EMERGENCY hold. I describe emergency situations which involve breathing difficulties, nausea, vomiting, sudden malaise, abdominal cramps, menstrual cramps… Needless to say, this hold is by no means meant to substitute medical attention.  The hold: Place the palms of your hands on the insides of the…

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Are you a Doctor?!?

Most of us have suffered leg cramp at some point in our lives and we know how excruciating that pain is. Well, imagine being up on stage in front of hundreds of people and you get severe cramp, not just in one leg but in both! This actually happened to someone recently at a seminar…

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Case 4: First Aid for Muscle Cramp

This afternoon I went swimming and after my 10th lap one of my toes on my right foot got cramp. What is a girl to do? If you’ve ever had cramp in an awkward place then you’ll know that it’s hard not to panic and to keep from going mad with the pain… However, first-aid…

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