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Drought in Your Mouth?

Dry mouth can be a symptom of various conditions, and is more common in thyroid patients. Find out what it means for your health.

How to Deal With Sinus Pressure Headaches and Eye Aches

Dealing with a sinus headache and the accompanying eye pain is no fun for the sufferer. Throbbing pain, congestion, and pressure around your eyes, forehead, and cheek and jaw area can be so painful the person cannot think of anything else. Medications and simple home remedies can help the sinus cavi

Holistic Help for Sinus Infections

A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, is an inflammation of the nasal passages and cavities. The symptoms are swollen sinuses and mucus build-up. Some people find it difficult to breathe through the nose, while others may have pain around the eyes or nose or a headache. Sinusitis is caused by

Can Sinus Problems Cause Dizziness?

According to the University of Michigan Health System, "Sinusitis is a common condition that affects millions of people across the world. It has been estimated that as many as 35 million Americans suffer from this disease at that it accounts for at least $2.4 billion in direct medical costs alone."

How to Control Mucus

Mucus is a natural defensive layer that traps particles and unwanted bacteria, expelling them from the lungs via coughing and swallowing. Mucus contains antibacterial agents. The body responds to an infection or an increase in toxicity by secreting a larger volume of mucus. This is seen in the immun

Standard Process For Remedy of Sinus Congestion

Sinus congestion can be caused by a bacterial infection or allergies. The cause of your sinus congestion will determine how it is treated by your doctor. Therefore, typically, the first line of defense in remedying sinus congestion is to get a proper diagnosis. This is followed by using the appropri

Sofia Vergara's Thyroid Drug Campaign

A look at the pros and cons of Sofia Vergara's new role as paid spokesperson for AbbVie's Follow the Script campaign promoting Synthroid brand levothyroxine, a drug used to treat hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid condition.

Nasal Irrigation Tips

Wet noses are no fun.dogs nose image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comNasal irrigation is a technique used to flush the inside of the nose and sinus passages. Nasal irrigation is achieved through the use of a nasal irrigation instrument that can be as simple as a cupped hand used to...

Honey Remedy for a Sore Throat

Most sore throats are caused by bacterial or viral infections. Although Grandma may not have understood that, she did have effective home remedies. Many people dismiss these as "old wive's tales," but Grandma was nobody's fool. She may not have known why soothing natural honey worked to ease your di

Alternative Treatments for Graves' Disease

Graves' disease is a form of hyperthyroidism where the immune system mistakenly attacks the thyroid gland and causes an overproduction of the hormone thyroxine. It is the most common form of hyperthyroidism. Women are more likely to be affected than men, and it typically occurs after age 20. Symptom

An Interview With Glenn Rothfeld, MD

About Thyroid Balance: Traditional and Alternative Methods for Treating Thyroid Disorders, by Glenn Rothfeld, MD, a book about integrative thyroid treatment

Chronic Sinus Infections

Chronic sinus infections are a major cause of chronic sinusitis and can bring about significant discomfort. The mucous membranes of the nose, throat and sinuses become inflamed and swollen, blocking the proper drainage of mucous. An infection is considered chronic if it lasts for at least eight week

Sinus Infection Treatment

The sinuses are facial cavities near your nose and eyes. A sinus infection occurs when these cavities become inflamed and infected, which results in an overabundance of mucus. Symptoms of a sinus infection often include a greenish or dark yellowish discharge from your nose, as well as congestion, pa

Why Do You Cough If You Are a Smoker?

Smoker's CoughWhile not all smokers cough, many do and it is usually a loud, hacking cough that often results in phlegm expiration. Smokers can develop this cough for a variety of reasons. Commonly referred to as "smoker's cough," it is primarily due to harmful chemicals contained in...

Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders in Children

Thyroid disorders are treatable.child image by Renata Osinska from Fotolia.comThe thyroid is a gland in the neck that regulates the production and distribution of hormones throughout the body that are responsible for the proper functioning of cells. Children who have an underactive...

Is Vinpocetine the Answer to Your Memory Problems?

Newly available supplement, vinpocetine, may be answer to memory, cognitive and brain fog problemsfor thyroid patients, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Guide, patient advocate and author of a number ofbooks and guides on thyroid disease and autoimmune disease

ENT Symptoms

Find out what the cause of your ear, nose and throat symptoms are.