How to stop a nosebleed
SQUEEZE ON IT
Ľ Very often nosebleeds
occur due to low humidity, allergies, colds, or injuries to the
nose. Hereís how to stop the flow
Sit up with your head titled slightly forward.
With your thumb and index finger, firmly squeeze the soft part of
your nose jus above the nostrils but beneath the bridge, which is
where nosebleeds usually start
Apply pressure for 5 minutes. (Granted, itís a long times, but it
usually takes at lease 2 to 3 minutes for the bleeding to stop.) if
bleeding continues, squeeze for another 5 to 10 minutes.
When to see a doctor
If these tactics fail to do the trick, call your doctor or go to the
nearest emergency room. And if you have frequent nosebleeds be sure
to tell your doctor. Repeated and heavy nosebleeds can be a symptom
of a health problem, such as a blood disorder.