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Survival in cold water

Be in the icy water - a serious test. Even for the trained body - is a huge stress. In water temperatures below 5 degrees. Celsius, a person can survive for about 15-20 minutes and then start to drop body temperature. Blood begins to move slowly begin to numb limbs, breathing gets off. And then - the end.

It is one thing, if you need to cross water obstacles deliberately with ice water. Other - if you happen to be in cold water. If you fall into a lake or river - try not losing a second, get out on the beach. If, however, around the icy waves of the northern seas - the only hope for a miraculous rescue in the form came to the rescue vessel or life raft. How do you know if there has been recent, and no ship near or at the disposal of the raft - it's time to unyt...

To survive in cold water, as long as possible, should be actively moving. But, without strain. Excessive exercise quickly exhausted body.

If there is an opportunity to prepare for crossing the water obstacle with cold water - it's good. We must try to keep clothes dry and swim naked. If there is at the disposal of oil - rubbed his body - it will retain heat for a few seconds extra-minutes (not for nothing that waterfowl due to fat, well-kept in cold water).

I think it is not necessary to remind that to overcome the water barrier of ice water to quickly as possible. When will be selected on the opposite shore, need to actively move to drive the blood. Activation of blood flow leads to heating of the body. Nice to do some exercise. Rub oneself with snow. Then you need to wipe and put on dry clothes. Make a fire and finally warm. If possible - to prepare a hot drink.

 

 

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