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Some first Aid for the Upcoming Winter Months: Frostbite

Nov 5th, 2012 Posted in Natural First Aid | 2 comments »

Winter will be here soon. Take some preventive measures to make sure you stay warm and frostbite free. Here are some remedies to remember if you encounter frostbite.

 

 

 

Prevention is always the best way to handle severe weather, therefore, when severe weather hits, stay indoors if you can.

How does frostbite occur?

The staff at the Mayo Clinic agree that when exposed to very cold temperatures, skin and its underlying tissue can freeze.

This freezing can result in frostbite.

 

What areas of the body are at risk?