What You Need To Know About Tinnitus

What You Need To Know About Tinnitus

Ringing in the Ears A person with tinnitus often hears “ringing in the ears,” but they may also hear hissing, clicking, or whistling sounds. It can be temporary, or it can be chronic and persistent.Tinnitus is thought to affect 50 million Americans. It...
Everything You Need to Know About Allergies

Everything You Need to Know About Allergies

Allergies An allergy is an immune system response to a foreign substance that’s not typically harmful to your body. These foreign substances are called allergens. They can include certain foods, pollen, or pet dander. Your immune system’s job is to keep you healthy by...
Sinusitis

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is a common inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, the cavities that produce the mucus necessary for the nasal passages to work effectively. It can be acute or chronic, and it can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, allergies, or even an autoimmune...

Tonsillectomy

TonsillectomyThe tonsils, which form a protective ring around the back of the mouth and nasal cavity, are part of the immune system. A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils, which is sometimes necessary to treat an underlying illness.The tonsils...

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils that affects millions of individuals each year. Tonsils are situated at the back of the throat. They are collections of lymphoid tissue that form part of the immune system. Although uncomfortable and unpleasant, the condition...