It seems like the hallmark of every "sick day," the part where it gets worse before it gets better: the nighttime coughing battle. Coughs naturally get worse at night, and our Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists took a closer look at the science behind why this happens.
The operation to remove tonsils or a tonsillectomy has declined in popularity in recent years, and it's all thanks to some well-placed advances in medical science. However, the tonsillectomy remains infamous, and plenty of kids still require this procedure.
As human beings, our brains are wired to consider "worst case scenarios" all too often--especially when it comes to our health. A sore throat is one of the worst culprits, causing us to wonder if it's something more serious, like tonsillitis, which can require the infamous tonsillectomy.
We've all experienced the common cold enough to be extremely familiar with its symptoms. Congestion, watery or light-sensitive eyes, and sneezing are nothing new--but the problem arises when these symptoms are accompanied by chronic pain, and when the "cold" lasts more than ten days. At that point, it's time to call this cold impostor by what is likely its real name: sinusitis.
As warm weather approaches and swimming suits begin to appear in every store, it is important to make sure that this summer's swimming is done with safety and health in mind. One challenge you might find yourself facing is swimmer's ear--so it's important to know the details.
Having dry mouth can be extremely uncomfortable, but the truth is that it can also lead to countless other medical conditions that may become serious. Luckily, our ENT Doctors know a thing or two about dry mouth.
Sleep is something crucial to every life, but for kids, sleep is especially important. Growing bodies and minds need plenty of rest to wake up the next morning healthy, happy, and ready to learn more about a little bit of everything. However, one huge sleep obstacle that some kids face is one that might be familiar to some parents, too: sleep apnea.
It seems ridiculous to even ask whether allergic driving could be worse than, or anywhere near as bad as, drunk driving. After all, how could it be? Drinking is the number-one enemy of driving, and it's been that way in the public eye for years now. We've all grown up hearing the constant stream of horror stories on the news; we all know how dangerous it can be to get behind the wheel while drunk.
How often do you think--really think--about your face? It's not just a sideways glance as you walk past the mirror; it's not how much time you put into makeup; it's not even about putting on sunscreen or medication (although those are pretty important). The truth is, we don't do a lot of deep thinking about our faces because our faces don't require that much of us. However, what happens when the face is injured? Suddenly the stakes are higher; it's a matter of teeth, of the nose, of eyes, of breathing, of proper brain function.
We all like to think that we're prepared for an emergency, but at the end of the day, that might not be true. After all, in an emergency situation--no matter the nature of the event--there will always be a lot of stress, a lot of unknown variables, and, of course, very high stakes. The truth is that most of us aren't ready to handle an emergency, whether it's a fire or dr. ed questionou homens e mulheres an allergy attack. What can we do to change this? The key is to be prepared.