Mind & Body

21 Health Tricks to Teach Your Body


20.Stop a Nose Bleed

Anatomy of the nasal cavity


The easiest first aid you can apply to yourself during a nose bleed is, sit up straight and bend your head slightly forward. Do not tilt your head backwards as the blood will run back into your throat. Using your thumb and forefinger, firmly pinch the soft part (cartilage) of your nose for five to ten minutes. Sit quietly and keep your head higher than the level of your and avoid lying down.

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