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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Do not Oversimplifying Choking Incident

Thursday, June 3, 2010
Some of you must have choked. When the middle of lunch, for example, the food you chew it suddenly entered the wrong channel so that obstruct your throat. If you already like this, usually you will have difficulty speaking, difficulty breathing, and your face turned blue or purple.

Although not a disease, you should not ignore the signs. Because if not addressed soon, this event could have fatal consequences. If choking, immediately told the person beside you to pat your back. This pat process can create a response to the body to remove the object was choking.

Choking caused respiratory stuffiness around the throat (larynx) or the respiratory tract (trachea). Since closing the airway so the patient will experience a tremendous tightness. Air flow into the lungs becomes blocked so that blood flow to the brain and other organs will be lost.

In many cases, choking is usually triggered by gastrointestinal disorders, either the upper digestive tract and the lower part. Disorders that can be a disturbance oral cavity, colon, and stomach. It can happen to young children to adults.

In addition because of indigestion, choking is also triggered gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Namely, the stomach contents rise into the upper digestive tract or esophagus. Patients with this disorder typically feel the burn on the upper chest and around the esophagus.

Choking also occur because of muscle volunteers disorders, such as the cheek or tongue muscles, in the process of swallowing. As a result, people with difficulty moving food around the mouth to be chewed and swallowed.

Abnormalities of voluntary muscles are usually experienced by people with neurological disorders. Because, this guy had the nerve can no longer provide the stimulus to the muscles, including muscles of swallowing.

So, for you who often choke should check into the hospital in order to know the cause clinically. And, it will be the basis of further treatment.


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