Things You Should Never Do to Your Ears

Things You Should Never Do to Your Ears

Our ears may be our most abused body part. We pierce them, subject them to deafening noise, shove cotton swabs inside them, and burn them with ear candling. In spite of supplying us with one of our most significant senses, we rarely give our ears, or our hearing, much...
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...

Ear Tubes

If your child gets frequent infections or fluid build-up in his middle ear, your doctor may recommend ear tubes. Some adults might need them, too, but it’s not as common. A doctor will have to do a brief surgery to put them in. Your doctor may put in antibiotic ear...

Tonsils

What May Be Sabotaging Your Sleep If you’ve assessed your sleep environment and your everyday routine to make sure you’re not sabotaging sleep and you still feel tired after getting 7-8 hours of rest, you should see your doctor. You may have a medical...