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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

Difficulty in Swallowing

Dysphagia can occur to anybody of any age group. Difficulty in swallowing is known as dysphagia in medical parlance. Swallowing seems very simple but, it's actually a very complicated process in our body. It's controlled by many muscles and nerves, of mouth, throat and food pipe. Finally, our brain further controls these nerves and muscles. … Continue reading Difficulty in Swallowing

Earache in Kids

Children frequently complain of  earache. In ENT practice, earache is the most common presenting complaint in kids. It can be mild in some while in others it can be severe and excruciating. How to know if your kid has earache? Your kid may have ear pain if he Points to his ear repeatedly Pulls his … Continue reading Earache in Kids

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Choosing a Hearing Aid

Choosing a hearing aid is not easy. Picking the model and make of hearing aid involves a lot of considerations. But before we venture into that, let us have a look at what are Hearing Aids indeed. These are electrical devices which amplify sound reaching the ear. They help those with hearing loss hear better … Continue reading Choosing a Hearing Aid