There are a lot of stories circulating in the internet about children as young as 11 saving someone's life through CPR. Sounds like something from a fantasy novel, right? But not really, these are all from reality. All around the world, there are cases of children saving adults more than twice their age. And it's very amazing and inspiring indeed but there are still some parents who are skeptical about letting their child learn it. If you're one of the parents still living in doubt, here are some statements that will, hopefully, convince you that children are just as capable as adults to provide CPR and prolong one's life.
Summer is far from over and a lit of people are still planning on having a late summer adventure or swimming trip. It's the time to destress, have fun, and get a much needed rest. But, what if during the course of the fun and excitement, something unexpected happens?
Someone shared their nerve-wracking experience that almost made their summer trip a no-more. .
Heart attacks and (heat) strokes can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. It is like an earthquake, you have no time to prepare for it and you have no way of knowing when it's going to happen. Statistics show that 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year--and that's only in America alone. On 2015, heart disease and stroke maintaince the top 2 spots on the leading cause of deaths all over the world.
Strokes, heart attacks, and accidents happen at random, it makes the chances of a health professional being present during these incidents very slim. By the time they arrive, there might be serious damage to your love one's brain due to oxygen loss, at minimum--