Preparing for a Sinus Medical Procedure

A sinus medical procedure is necessary for detecting a fluid buildup, inflammation or another problem. The procedures range from a sinus x-ray to an endoscopic sinus surgery. You may feel anxious about scheduling the appointment, but there are ways to prepare for your x-ray or surgery. Use the following tips to prepare for your sinus … Continue reading Preparing for a Sinus Medical Procedure

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How Prednisone Helps with Sinusitus

An estimated 35 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, a condition which causes inflammation of the nose and sinuses. Its symptoms include congestion, pain, a loss of smell and, in severe cases, nasal polyps that exacerbate symptoms. While standard treatment such as antibiotics and nasal sprays have been proven effective in treating short-term sinusitis (and in … Continue reading How Prednisone Helps with Sinusitus

How Your Weight Affects Sleep

Your weight and your sleeping habits are interwoven. Studies have shown that people who sleep less than six hours or more than nine hours have a tendency to gain weight. People who sleep seven or eight hours have a better opportunity for weight control. There are many reasons for this, starting with hormones. Hormone Reactions Leptin and ghrelin … Continue reading How Your Weight Affects Sleep