Quiz about A Cold - Treatment
Q15. In an emergency, where is the effective area to cool down your body when you want to lower the body temperature?
A15. Around the Neck, In the Armpits, On the Navel, In the Groin
The above four has something in common. That is they are the area where thick blood vessels run on. Cooling the thick blood vessels lowers the body temperature. So at the time of emergency, it is good to cool the thick blood vessels directly, especially around the navel is effective because the thickest blood vessel runs around the navel.
Why do we cool the forehead when we have fever?
In an emergency, if the body temperature rises, the temperature of the brain also rises. It looks like cooling the forehead, but actually it cools the skull. It is necessary to cool the skull to lower the temperature of the brain.
Q16. When you are about to recover from a cold, it is good to sleep wearing thick cloths to sweat a lot.
True or False?
When you are about to recover from a cold, you are exhausted and also dehydrated. If you sweat a lot, you will become the condition of heat stroke. So it is important to hydrate frequently.
Q17. Which food should you avoid when you are coming down with a cold,
A. Pasta, B. Beef or C. Clementine?
A17. C. Clementine.
Clementine contains a lot of potassium which cool your body so it is better to avoid when you are coming down with a cold. On the contrary, potassium has an effect to encourage urination which helps lowering the body temperature, so it is good to take potassium when you are recovering from a cold.
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