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Ear & Nose,Throat : Health & Medical

How to Treat a Painful Sore Throat

Minor sore throats rarely interfere with daily life, and they may not require treatment. But if battling a painful sore throat from a cold or allergy, over-the-counter remedies and natural remedies might become necessary. Relief is available. And by taking immediate action, you can quickly soothe yo

What Does a Neti Pot Do?

The origin of the neti pot dates back to the ancient yogis who used them as a medical utensil to purify their sinuses. Although there is no discernible evidence that one form of nasal irrigation is more effective than another, it is believed this procedure is effective for a number of physical condi

Dextromethorphan Vs. Honey for Coughing

Dextromethorphan is an over-the-counter cough suppressant drug found in cough medicines. Honey, produced naturally by bees, is an alternative to cough medicines.

Mild Allergies & Sinus Problems

Sinus problems--including pain, pressure and congestion--can be caused by exposure to common allergens, like pollen, dust and ragweed. When the body produces mucus in response to an inhaled allergen, it can build up inside the sinus cavities and lead to bigger problems.

Potassium Iodide, Radiation and the Thyroid

A look at information regarding the use of potassium iodide as a radiation blocker, to protect the thyroid in a radiation emergency. In particular, the Japanese reactor accident of March 2011, and the subsequent panic buying of potassium iodide products to protect the thyroid, is evaluated.

What Are the Duties of Otolaryngologists?

Physicians classified as otolaryngologists specialize in dealing with medical conditions related to the ears, nose and throat. These problems can also affect the head and neck. As a result of their focus, such doctors are widely known as ear, nose and throat doctors, or ENT doctors. Otolaryngology i

Diets to Help Thyroid Problems

Thyroid dysfunction occurs in approximately 20% of women and in more than 10% of men. In today's society, people are more exposed to a pollution-filled environment where industrial wastes are prevalent and to toxic foods.They can have adverse effects on the thyroid gland and its functioning capacity

How to Eliminate Nasal Congestion

Stuffy, runny noses are common throughout the year. Allergens, which are often present in the home as well as outdoors, are a major cause of them. With the aid of some over-the-counter medicine and a regimental housekeeping program, you might be able to reduce the problem without professional medica

Deaf Magicians

A look at the Society of World Deaf Magicians, an organization for deaf people practicing magic.

How to Keep From Coughing

Sinuses, colds and flu often cause a tickle in the throat that can eventually turn into a nagging cough. Mucus drainage is often the reason for your irritating cough as your body fights infection by producing mucus that rests on your vocal cords. A lack of moisture in your home worsens the cough bec

Wilson & Thyroid Disease

Thyroid conditions and Wilson disease can be effectively managed with the right medical treatments. Anyone suspected of having these disorders should seek medical attention as soon as possible for correct diagnosis, medications and other treatment options.

Symptoms of Thyroid Disorder

When To See Your DoctorSymptoms of thyroid disorder are similar to the symptoms of many other common diseases, so a single thyroid disorder symptom may not be cause for alarm. But if you notice several symptoms, then see your doctor or an endocrinologist. Most thyroid problems can be...