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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

"Self CPR..." 'Chester "Unc" Lau' (Source)

Dakinetalks favorite Uncle (Chester Lau)
'Unc" talks  about  a way to potentially save your own life!
"Unc" is a retired cinematographer currently living 
on the Hawai'ian Island of Oahu & giving the politicians a bad time...

Self CPR

Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack, this article seemed to be in order.

Without help, the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint,
has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness.

However, these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously.

A deep breath should be taken before each
cough, and the cough must be deep
and prolonged, as when producing sputum
from deep inside the chest.

A breath and a cough must be repeated
about every two seconds without let up
until help arrives, or until the heart is felt to be beating normally again.

Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing movements squeeze the heart and
keep the blood circulating.

The squeezing pressure on the heart also helps it regain normal rhythm.

In this way, heart attack victims can get to a hospital.
Tell as many other people as possible about this, it could save their lives!
Hana Hou, (Encore) Shared from Facebook...



1 comment:

KimoRosen said...

Mahalo Unc. Self CPR is good to know, I can add it to the array of other things that I do by myself! ;D) jokes aside this is great info, cough, cough...