Month: September 2014

Most of us have suffered through a sinus infection, or sinusitis, at some point in our lives. It is no picnic, especially when they linger and nothing you try brings relief. Sometimes sinus infections linger because you may not be treating them properly, or possibly taking the wrong medication. In rare cases, a lingering sinus […]

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Seasonal Allergies in Atlanta are at Their Peek If you have recurring or worsening allergy symptoms, the culprit may be staring right at you when you look in the mirror, according to a recent FOX News Health article. That is right, you may be the reason your allergies will not go away. You will be surprised […]

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Breastfeeding is the best way to provide your baby with all the nutrients and vitamins he or she needs during their first six months of life. Breast milk also contains substances that will shield your baby from illness and certain diseases. Two new recent studies published in the journal Pediatrics have provided yet another reason […]

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When many people get a stuffy nose along with a headache, they assume it is a sinus headache. According to an article on EverydayHealth.com, that may not be the case. Research has shown that sinus and migraine headaches are often misdiagnosed. Knowing how to accurately identify the type of headache you have will help you […]

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For many people, the spring and fall season is the time to keep plenty of tissues and medication on hand. They have to prepare to treat symptoms such as runny and stuffy noses, itchy, watery eyes and headaches, just to name a few. Allergies vs Sinusitis: Which is it? The key to a speedy recovery […]

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In recent weeks, doctors at an Atlanta hospital have seen an alarming increase in the number of children they have treated for respiratory infections. According to a recent WMAZ article, the likely culprit is Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68. The first reported spike in EV-D68 cases occurred in August in Chicago and Kansas City. Since then, […]

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Ragweed plants are common throughout the U.S., mostly in the rural areas of the Eastern and Midwestern regions. This year, above-normal temperatures and rainy weather is expected to hit the Southeast harder than normal, making Fall 2014 a potentially bad year for sufferers of ragweed allergies. What is a Ragweed Allergy? According to the Asthma […]

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Being able to distinguish between symptoms of the common cold and flu symptoms will help you determine the course of treatment much sooner, and you’ll be on your feet much sooner as well. Both ailments have some of the same symptoms, but the duration and severity differs and can vary from one person to the […]

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According to the National Sleep Foundation, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 18 millions Americans. Until now, no research on the effectiveness of CPAP for sleep apnea in seniors had even been conducted. A new study, recently published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine, suggests that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can be very effective for […]

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Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by brief, repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. Three are three types: central, mixed and obstructive, with obstructive sleep apnea being the most common. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 18 millions Americans have sleep apnea, and 2 to 20 percent of those Americans are children. Sleep apnea […]

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