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Choking

Choking is the situation by which the air way is blocked by either a piece of food or any other object. The blockage makes it difficult for a person to breathe. Choking can lead to death, if experienced for long duration of time. There are several causes of choking which include the act of a person talking or laughing when eating this especially occurs among the adults. This leads to the swallowing the food to the wrong passage. This also happens to children where they eat while doing various tasks. Furthermore, children also put objects to their mouth which is very harmful. Such objects include nuts, marbles, pins, or coins.

The common symptoms of choking include sudden inability to talk, coughing and wheezing. Choking can be treatment by encouraging the person choked to cough. In addition to this, it is always advisable to administer back slaps to the choked victim in order to create pressure behind the blockage which will lead to the removal of the object in the air passage.

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Words from our in House Expert:

dr.-dave-bordered.jpgDr. Dave States:Making sure that you clear the airway quickly is the first thing that has to happen fast.  Time without O2 is something that can create neurological damage.  Clearing the airway is the main thing to do promptly.  Helping to recover from the shock as soon is possible is done with proper herbs and vitamins feeding the trachea and esophogus.