Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)

March 27, 2014

" A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is the inflammation of the sinus tissue. Stuffy nose, runny nose, congestion, and tenderness around the sinuses are common symptoms associate with sinusitis. Doctors will diagnose with a physical examination. Tests may be done but this is usually not necessary. Doctors can usually tell by applying pressure to the sinus area. To alleviate any symptoms, use a humidifier and pain relievers. While not necessary, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics. If ...

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Spring Seasonal Allergies

March 20, 2014

" Spring technically begins today, whether it feels like it or not. And with spring, comes seasonal allergy symptoms for nearly 35 million Americans. In the spring, pollen from blooming trees and other plants enter the air, and ultimately our systems. When someone who is allergic breathes in pollen, the immune system thinks it is an invader and reacts. This causes the symptoms including sneezing, itchy eyes, watery eyes, and a runny nose. When pollen counts ...

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March 13, 2014

" Pneumonia, an infection of the lung, can make you very sick. Associated symptoms can include coughing, difficulty breathing, and a fever. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Diagnosis is completed with an examination and possibly a blood test or chest x-ray. It is treatable. Bacterial pneumonia is treated with antibiotics. Those with viral pneumonia may also be prescribed an antibiotic to prevent complications. As always with any illness, get plenty of rest and drink ...

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March 6, 2014

" Often accompanied by a bad cough and breathlessness, bronchitis is the inflammation of bronchial passages within the lungs. The breathlessness is caused by the passages being closed off which restricts the airways. Brochitis is classified as acute or chronic. Chronic is a long term health issue which needs to be managed while acute typically lasts a week or so and will go away. Acute bronchitis is typically viral and will go away on its own ...

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