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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

The Best Time to Take Thyroid Medication

Thyroid patients have always been told to take their medication in the morning, on an empty stomach, before breakfast. Several studies are now showing that taking thyroid drugs like levothyroxine at bedtime may help improve absorption of thyroid medication and ease symptoms. Thyroid patient advocate

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

Deaf Magicians

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

Structure of the Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is an organ located in the front of the neck that helps to regulate the endocrine system of the body. It is very small, weighing between 20-60 grams.

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.