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Sinusitis – Prevention and Home Remedies

In our previous posts, we discussed the causes, types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sinus infections. In the current post, we’ll see in detail the home remedies for sinus infection. We shall also see how to prevent sinus infections. The home remedies include simple measures that you can perform at home. Let us see what … Continue reading Sinusitis – Prevention and Home Remedies

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Sinusitis

We discussed the causes, types, symptoms, and risk factors of sinusitis in the previous posts. In this, we shall see the diagnosis and treatment of sinus infection. Most of the cases present to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist and a few may go to an infectious disease specialist or the local physician. The diagnosis involves … Continue reading Diagnosis and Treatment of Sinusitis

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SINUSITIS – What is it? What are the symptoms?

Sinus infection or sinusitis is the inflammation of sinuses. Sinuses are empty spaces inside our head and help to reduce its weight. They are lined by a mucus membrane and are usually filled with air. Symptoms due to sinus infection include nose block, nasal discharge, facial pressure, reduced sense of smell, tiredness, fatigue, pain behind … Continue reading SINUSITIS – What is it? What are the symptoms?

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Migraine Headache

A migraine is a powerful headache causing severe pulsing or throbbing pain on one side of head. The headache may frequently be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and flashes of light. A migraine can last from a few hours to a few days. The severity often prevents one from doing routine activities. Sufferers get confined to … Continue reading Migraine Headache


A headache is a painful sensation in any part of the head. It affects everyone regardless of age, sex or social status. A number of conditions can cause headache. It may be associated with other symptoms also. Headache is the most common condition for which people seek treatment. A minor headache is not bothersome. But … Continue reading Headache

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The Common Cold

The common cold is a viral upper respiratory tract infection. The common cold makes many kids miss school and adults work from home. It is usually harmless and resolves within 5-7 days. The common cold is the most common viral infection in the word. It is contagious and occurs mostly during the winter and rainy … Continue reading The Common Cold

Sore Throat

Sore throat is painful, itchy and burning sensation that occurs in the back of your throat. It is more common in winter and monsoon months. There is usually nothing to worry about a sore throat. It heals within a week normally. The medical term for sore throat is pharyngitis. Most of the cases of sore … Continue reading Sore Throat

Snoring and Sleep Surgery

In our previous post we discussed about the home remedies for snoring. In this, we shall see- what are the surgical options for treating sleep apnea. Sleep surgery is a highly evolved branch of sleep medicine under the purview of otolaryngologists (ENT specialists). It includes a variety of skillful surgeries addressing the airway, neck, throat … Continue reading Snoring and Sleep Surgery

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Overcome Snoring in 5 Easy Steps

In our previous post we discussed about the causes, risk factors and treatment options for snoring. We briefly touched upon the topic of behavioral changes which can help you overcome snoring. These constitute the home remedies for snoring. We have compiled a list of 7 easy remedies to reduce your snoring and let your partner … Continue reading Overcome Snoring in 5 Easy Steps

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring is the sound produced by air when it passes through relaxed tissues of throat. Vibrations of the tissues as we breathe cause the sound. Snoring is a common problem and almost everyone would have suffered at least once. But when it becomes chronic or causes sleep apnea, it has to be treated. The good … Continue reading Snoring and Sleep Apnea