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
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
Trying to fall asleep and looking up at the ceiling or tossing and turning is one of the most frustrating experiences you can have. Whether you’re just tired and want some rest, or you know you’ve got an early morning awaiting you, not being able to get to sleep can wreck your night and your … Continue reading 5 Relaxation Techniques to Help You Sleep Better
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
Your body clock, also known as an internal clock or circadian rhythms, and sleep pattern go hand-in-hand. Your body clock is a series of internal variations that occur in a 24-hour cycle. When your body clock is thrown off track, it can take a toll on various aspects of your health. The following scenarios can throw your … Continue reading Your Body Clock and Sleep
No one likes it when another person shows up reeking of perfume, but for many people, even a little perfume can be an awful thing. If you've found yourself wanting to scream as people walk by with what they claim is only a little fragrance, you could have a sensitivity or allergy to perfume. This … Continue reading Perfume Allergies: Are You Allergic?