By Jamell Andrews Sometimes, trying to tell the difference between a simple cold and a sinus infection can be difficult. For many people, the symptoms are quite similar, and the overall feelings that are associated with these conditions make it a bit challenging for many people to tell the difference. To complicate matters, the common [...]
A couple of years ago I interviewed a woman, in her early twenties, who had cystic fibrosis. She had become an ambassador for an organization called “Pipeline for a Cure” which touted the therapeutic benefits of surfing for cystic fibrosis. The salt in the water helps to open up the airways and clear mucus, making [...]
By Marc Courtiol There are a number of reasons why someone might need esophageal surgery. Cancer, esophageal diverticula, GERD, and certain motility disorders are all reasons why this type of surgery might be recommended by your doctor. Regardless of why you or someone you know has to have esophageal surgery, it is important to understand [...]
The two most common hearing disorders are tinnitus and presbycusis. Tinnitus is a continuous buzzing or ringing in the ears with no obvious cause. For some people it is a roaring, whistling, chirping, clicking, or hissing sound. Presbycusis is the gradual loss of hearing due to old age.
“What? … I’m sorry I couldn’t hear you? … Could you repeat that? … What did you say? “ If these are the questions you ask when talking with others, then it’s likely you need to have your hearing tested. If you’re wondering why your friends mumble when they talk to you or when restaurants [...]
(ARA) – Better. Stronger. Faster. That was the promise made by those fictional techno-doctors who used their imaginary electronic wizardry to reconstruct Jaime Sommers’ character into The Bionic Woman. Fiction back in the 1970s — today, a reality. Many of the body’s functions that have been either damaged or lost can be restored with technology [...]
Post Nasal Drip and Nasal Sinus Congestion Will Transform a Case of ‘Normal’ Breath into BAD Breath and ‘Bad’ Breath into Horrible Breath! Bad breath is very closely related to post nasal drip, excess mucus, sinus problems, your tonsils, and tonsiloliths. In my book “The Bad Breath Bible” I discuss how the bacteria which causes [...]