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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
They can endanger : Your health. Tight lacing (also called waist training or corset training) can cause shortness of breath, fainting, indigestion. This practice can decrease lung volume (requiring intercostal breathing). Relatively less use of lower lungs can leading to coughing. Some corset styles can push the lower ribs inward. The liver is forced upward ; accessory lobes of the liver may form. Stomach volume is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When breaking a bone or other serious injury, should you keep the victim conscious or let him or her pass out?
It's not your choice: If they're going to pass out, you can't prevent it. What you want to do though, is if you think they're going to pass out make sure they don't fall and hurt themselves. Help them gently to the ground. Our 1st instinct when someone is going down is to try to help them back up or to sit them up. Don't do that. The reason we pass out is so our head goes down to get more blood to our brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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