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Saying Goodbye to Sinusitis

Sinusitis, or a painful inflammation of the sinuses, affects almost one in eight Americans who battle colds. The stuffy feeling, pain and inflammation can last for weeks as the sinus drainage passages struggle to clear up. It is difficult to breathe; pounding headaches plague the patient. Now, however, a new...

How to Manage Your Food Allergies

Food allergies are an epidemic in the United States, with nearly ten percent of kids and almost five percent of adults suffering from such issues. Even a tiny amount of a substance that cross contaminates into a meal can cause life-threatening issues. Dealing with these allergies is a major concern...

The Growing Popularity of Balloon Sinuplasty

Those who suffer from chronic sinusitis know what a nightmare it can be. Your nasal passages are pressurized, closed off and sore. You can’t breathe, your head feels swollen and painful. The condition can be caused by any number of factors, from allergies to environmental concerns to anatomical issues. A...

4 Ways to Ease Sinus Pain Naturally

Sinus pressure and pain are awful. They can make you feel like your head is going to explode. It becomes hard to focus, and lying down can be just as painful as sitting up. A good ear, nose and throat doctor can of course help with these issues, but sometimes...

New Study Links Severe Restless Leg Syndrome with Strokes

Restless legs syndrome is a condition that affects up to 10 percent of the U.S. population — a staggering figure. It can result in difficulty sleeping, loss of productivity at work, severe discomfort and even emotional difficulties. A new study, however, posits that the problem may be even more serious...

Sinus Trouble Still Going Around

Sinus season hits many people with the force of a load of bricks. With the end of the season, some may start to feel relief, while others continue to suffer. If you are feeling a lot of pressure, getting frequent headaches or feeling pain in your ears, your sinuses are...

The Importance of Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that many people have heard of, even if they do not fully understand the extent of the condition. More than 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, though this number could be much higher since the disorder goes undetected very often. People of all...

Food Allergies Can Cause Nutritional Gaps

When learning that you have a food allergy, your first priority is to avoid meals that contain the culprit ingredient. With food allergies becoming a more frequent assumption, more individuals are skipping a trip to the doctors and deciding for themselves to cut out a food source. A study performed...

Men with Sleep Apnea More Likely to Suffer from Depression

Sleep apnea is a condition that affects about 18 million Americans. While there is treatment for it, many find the CPAP breathing machines that are regularly used uncomfortable and cumbersome. Apnea, when untreated, leaves suffers vulnerable to increased instances of stroke and high blood pressure. It can also lead to...

Stay on the Lookout for Ear Infections in Babies

It is very common for a child to get their first ear infection before the age of one. Many parents often miss the signs and symptoms, leading to prolonged discomfort for babies. In addition to pain, ear infections may cause bigger problems later in life. The ability to hear, which...

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