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Warning: Hot Temperatures May be Hazardous to Your Drugs

One casualty of heat waves and summer power outages that you may not realize is your prescription medication. If you take any prescription drug, you need to be aware that storage at high temperatures can quickly degrade the potency and stability of many medications. Find out how to avoid heat-relate...More...

How to Make a Reindeer Red Nose for Preschoolers

Whether it is for a preschool holiday play, a Halloween costume or just for fun, a round, DIY red nose is a creative way to add some character to a reindeer costume. Using common household items, you and your preschooler can make a papier-mâché red nose that is inexpensive and simple to cr...More...

Thyriod Cure

Thyroid disease affects millions of Americans every year and is most common among women. There are three types of thyroid ailments: hyperthyroidism, Graves disease and hypothyroidism. When the thyroid is not functioning properly, hormone distribution is disrupted throughout the body. Specific treatm...More...

Neti Techniques

Neti is the name given to a class of kriyas, or traditional yogic cleansing techniques, that focuses on purifying the nasal passages. According to the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the oldest surviving text on Hatha Yoga and the enumerator of the six kriyas, "Neti is the cleaner of the brain and......More...

Ingrown Nose Hair Infection

An ingrown hair (folliculitis) in the nose can be very painful and sometimes turn into a staph infection. Preventing ingrown hairs is the first step in eliminating the problem....More...

How to Prevent a Stuffy Nose

When tissue linings inside the nose become swollen or inflamed, congestion can occur. Blood vessels may become inflamed or swollen by particles in the air, allergic reactions to medications, being in a position that allows excess blood to enter the head, illness associated with the common cold or si...More...

What Are the Cures for Postnasal Drip?

The sinus cavity is constantly producing mucus to keep the sinus cavity moist and clean. The sinus cavity is a large empty space located directly behind your eyes and nose. Its purpose is to filter the air before it enters the lungs. The sinus cavity is constantly emptying mucus into the back of the...More...

Alcohol & Overactive Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism, or thyrotoxicosis, occurs when too much thyroid hormone is produced in the body, resulting in an overactive thyroid. When this occurs, you may experience significant energy level changes, fluctuations in weight and appetite, difference in normal body temperature, racing heartbeat an...More...

How to Stop Cough Symptoms

Cough symptoms, whether due to a cold, allergies or virus, can leave you feeling miserable and uncomfortable. When your cough won't stop it leads to embarrassment and interrupts activities and work. Although to effectively get rid of the cough completely you must deal with the source, you can ease c...More...

Sudden Hearing Loss More Likely in People With Osteoporosis

A recent study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that people with osteoporosis had a 76% greater risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Symptoms and risk factors for otosclerosis and sudden hearing loss are discussed....More...

Insurance, Doctors, Endocrinologists and Second Opinions

Resources, support and advice for empowered thyroid patients, including how and when to fight a health insurance company, saving money on prescription drugs and medications, dealing with doctors, getting a second opinion, and finding a new doctor or endocrinologist....More...

How to Put Out a Black & Mild for Use Later

Black and Mild is a brand name for tobacco products that come in a variety of flavors, such as wine or cherry, and cigar types, such as cigarillos and regular cigars. Often times you may want to put out the cigar to save it for later without damaging the cigar. This is a simple task that can be comp...More...