Ailment

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An ailment is a physical or mental disorder, usually prolonged and relatively mild.

There are many various ailments that can be addressed by a first aid provider, at the very least symptoms can generally be relieved until professional health care can be provided.

  • Heart attack is a serious life-threatening condition that results from partial or complete stoppage of the heart.
  • Hyperthermia is a heat related ailment caused by the body absorbing more heat than can be dissipated.

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