The human body is a complex organism that has to deal with many factors that can lead to death. This is why people can be prone to taking their lives.
The best thing to do is avoid committing suicide. You should also create a list of the things that you want to live for and try to work towards fulfilling them.
1. Getting hit by a car
Getting hit by a car is a terrifying experience. It’s natural to feel shocked, scared, or angry, but it’s important to keep a level head and focus on your safety.
The most important thing to do right after a pedestrian accident is to get medical attention. Even if you don’t feel any pain, it’s vital to be seen by a doctor because injuries may not present themselves until days later.
Pedestrians who are hit by cars often suffer significant physical and emotional trauma. Injuries such as fractures, ribs, abrasions, spinal cord damage, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and head trauma can cause long-term disability or even death.
2. Swimming in the ocean
Swimming in the ocean is a great way to build your endurance and test your fitness, but it can be tricky. This is because the water can be unpredictable and there are other factors that can affect your swim like currents and tides.
Dr Martin says it’s best to practice open water swimming in a pool first, before you venture out into the ocean. This will help you become familiar with the different conditions and improve your confidence in the water.
Ocean swimming can also improve your mental health, due to the release of hormones that make you feel good. This is because of the magnesium found in saltwater and sunshine, which helps to relax muscles and reduce stress.
3. Getting stung by a bee
Getting stung by a bee is generally not a life-threatening situation. However, if you are stung multiple times in one incident, it is possible to die from the sting.
The venom that bees release is toxic to humans. The LD50, or the poisonous dose, of bee venom is 8.6 stings per pound of body weight.
When you get stung, your first line of defense is your immune system. It sends white blood cells to fight off the antigens in the bee’s venom, according to Wake Forest University’s Dr. Buddy Marterre, MD.
These cells cause redness, swelling and itching at the sting site. This reaction typically subsides within a few hours and you can take over-the-counter antihistamines to relieve itching and inflammation.
4. Getting stung by a wasp
Insect bites and stings are common, but they can be painful. Wasp stings are especially painful because they inject a venom that can cause serious reactions in certain people.
These people are typically allergic to the venom, which can result in a severe reaction that can be life-threatening.
Symptoms of a wasp sting include pain, swelling, itching, and hives that can appear on or around the sting site.
If you experience any of these symptoms, seek medical help immediately. Otherwise, the symptoms will usually go away on their own within an hour of the sting.
5. Getting stung by a hornet
Hornets are known for being especially aggressive and will defend their nests with stingers if they think you are trying to hurt them. If you see a nest, it is best to call pest control professionals for help.
Hornet stings are not as toxic as other wasp stings, but they can be very painful and even deadly for people who are allergic to a wasp’s venom.
The pain, swelling and itching that comes with a hornet sting typically resolve within 24 hours. However, large local reactions may take several days to go away.
If you are stung by a hornet, take pain medication like acetaminophen (Tylenol or Advil) and use ice on the area to limit swelling. You can also apply a skin cream called hydrocortisone to the area for some relief.
6. Getting stung by a wasp
When a bee or wasp stings, they inject a highly toxic venom into the skin. The venom is released over a short period of time and can cause pain, itching and swelling.
People with normal reactions can usually recover in a few hours after being stung, says Otto. Symptoms include a raised welt around the sting site with a tiny white mark that indicates the stinger punctured the skin.
If the stinger comes out in pieces, scrape them off with a blunt object like a credit card. This helps reduce the amount of venom that is released.
7. Getting stung by a wasp in the eye
Getting stung by a wasp can be scary, especially if you have a reaction. These can include itching and swelling in the area, but can also lead to more serious symptoms.
Usually, the stinger is confined to the sting site, but it can sometimes penetrate deeper into the eye. That’s why it’s important to immediately remove the stinger with a slit lamp.
Fortunately, ocular bee and wasp stings are rare. This is partly because they’re hard to diagnose and treat. But it’s also because they can be very dangerous, causing inflammation and damage to the cornea.
8. Getting stung by a wasp in the ear
A wasp sting can be painful and itchy, but most people recover quickly. It’s possible to have a serious reaction if you’re allergic to the venom.
A normal reaction to a wasp sting typically causes pain, itching and swelling confined to the sting site. If symptoms become more severe, you should see your doctor.
The stinger of a wasp is designed to attack other insects and is able to pierce through the skin. The venom consists of several toxins.
These toxins include protein, acetylcholine-like substances, histamine, serotonin and kinin. The proteins cause an allergic reaction in many people.
9. Getting stung by a wasp in the nose
If you’ve ever been stung by a wasp, you know that it can be a pretty uncomfortable experience. The sting can cause pain, swelling, itching and more.
But there are ways to treat the sting. For instance, ice will help reduce the pain and swelling.
You can also apply vinegar or honey. Vinegar will neutralize the venom and reduce the pain, while honey has antibacterial properties that can lower your risk of infection from the sting.
Getting stung by a wasp can be life-threatening. You should carry a kit with EpiPens that can be used to prevent an allergic reaction.
10. Getting stung by a wasp in the mouth
Getting stung by a wasp in the mouth is one of the most painful and irritating things you can experience. It can also be dangerous if you have an allergic reaction to the sting.
The pain, swelling and itching of a wasp sting can last for hours or even days. You can use home remedies such as onion juice and vinegar to help reduce the pain.
If the sting happens in the mouth, nose or throat area, you should call 911 immediately. This is because of the possibility of anaphylaxis, which is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening.