This article from The Reading Eagle, “Home remedies: when someone is choking”, is so important.
This is something that can happen anytime. You could be at a restaurant, a friend’s place or you could be alone.
“Choking occurs when a foreign object becomes lodged in the throat or windpipe, blocking the flow of air. In adults, a piece of food often is the culprit. Young children often swallow small objects. Because choking cuts off oxygen to the brain, administer first aid as quickly as possible.”
This is an important article, too, because it shows the procedures that might save a life … maybe yours: wikiHow to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself”