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Hyponatremia: Types Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hyponatremia, low sodium levels in the body, may lead to disruption of normal cell functions. It is an electrolyte disturbance. When the sodium levels in the blood become lower than normal, extra waters enters the cells resulting to cell swelling. The most difficult complication may arise from swelling in the brain, where it is confined […]

What Your Should Know About Water-Related Accidents

As a general rule, do not attempt to initiate water rescue unless you have adequate training and an experienced swimmer. Except for open, shallow waters with uniform floor line or shallow swimming pools, the potential dangers faced during water rescue are too dangerous and too great for any untrained person or poor swimmer to attempt. […]