Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Rhinologist Troy Woodard, MD answers this one about whether sinus infections are contagious.
While nasal congestion can be easily treated with an over-the-counter nasal spray, using the spray is not as simple as it might seem.
Do you wonder why your eyes look irritated or why your eyelids look puffy or swollen? Here are eight things that could cause that — and tips to make it go away.
Schools and classrooms may have environmental allergens such as pollen, mold and dust mites — allergy and asthma triggers that can cause adverse reactions in susceptible kids.
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Do you have spring allergies? For some people, starting treatment three months before the season will offer longer-term relief. Newer, under-the-tongue allergy tablets can help protect your body in advance of the season.
If you’ve never done any acupressure, there are so many reasons to try it. It’s easy to learn, safe, effective and costs nothing. For allergy sufferers, there are some simple acupressure techniques that can give you sinus relief. Watch this video to learn more.
The symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are familiar to many women: itching, irritation, and usually a thick white discharge. It’s easy to simply reach for the anti-fungal treatments. But if these symptoms come back often, or don’t respond to the usual treatments, it’s time to visit a doctor for a firm diagnosis because other conditions can mimic yeast.
Every person will probably take medicine at some point. As people accumulate medical problems, the number of medicines they take is likely to increase too.
If you wake up with a sore throat, you might wonder: Was it because you left the window open or a fan running? Experts say there are a variety of reasons, which you can often address with simple remedies.
The critical life functions that our facial organs perform may seem pretty obvious. Yet, when it comes to the nose, there is more than meets the eye.