Ear & Nose,Throat : Health & Medical
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
Take a look at thyroid medications, how to take them, troubleshooting problems with these drugs, the T4/T3 drug controversy, and the Armour Thyroid/natural drug controversy.
Graves' Disease: A Practical Guide, an Interview with Author Elaine Moore, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Guide, patient advocate and author of a number of books and guides on thyroid disease and autoimmune disease
Thyroid disease is characterized by complications or growths (both cancerous and non-cancerous) in the thyroid glands. Diseases of the thyroid are dangerous because they often alter the balance of thyroid hormones, which are necessary to live. Thyroid disease is typically marked by several definitiv
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
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
The nose pads on your eyewear can make or break your daily activities. If the nose pads are too tight they can cause irritation and discomfort to the bridge of your nose. If the nose pads are not tight enough, your glasses may slip off your face whenever you look down or turn your head too abruptly.
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
Nasal congestion is a common symptom of the cold or flu virus. Congestion occurs when the nasal lining swells due to inflammation. This results in a stuffy nose and breathing difficulties. And oftentimes, fluid or mucus can develop in the nasal passageway and cause further irritation. But fortunatel
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.
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.